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Tis hard to say if greater want of skill

DMI number:
2105
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Criticism.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
Tis hard to say if greater want of skill
Last Line:
Not free from faults nor yet too vain to mend
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Satire
Themes:
Critics / criticism and Poetry / literature / writing
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Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Essay on Criticism. Twickenham edition I.
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Content/Publication
Title:
A collection of poems, essays and epistles [T119421] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.85-107
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of poems, essays and epistles [T167515] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.[??]-107
Poem Title:
An Essay On Criticism.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of poems, essays and epistles [T167516] [ecco]
Page No(s):
pp.85-107
Poem Title:
An Essay On Criticism.
Attribution:
Attributed To:
Not attributed
Title:
A collection of poems. [T121161] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.85-112
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism. By Alexander Pope, Esq.
Attribution:
By Alexander Pope, Esq.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [N21690]
Page No(s):
pp.36-63
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
A select collection of modern poems [T813]
Page No(s):
pp.73-104
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Miscellaneous poems and translations [T5778]
Page No(s):
pp.377-424
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Miscellaneous poems and translations [T5779] [vol I]
Page No(s):
pp.35-68
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Miscellaneous poems and translations [T5780] [vol I]
Page No(s):
pp.35-68
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Miscellany Poems. By Mr. Pope. The Fifth Edition [Vol. 1] [T5782]
Page No(s):
pp.[65]-98
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Miscellany Poems. By Mr. Pope. The Fifth Edition. [Vol. I] [ECCO] [T5781]
Page No(s):
pp.[65]-98
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
Miscellany Poems. By Mr. Pope. The Sixth Edition [vol. 1] [N1461] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.[65]-98
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
By Mr. Pope (index)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope
Title:
The works of Mr. Alexander Pope. To which are added, I. Cooper’s-Hill. By Sir John Denham. II. An Essay on Translated Verse... [ESTC T5394]
Page No(s):
p.49[i.e. 51]-75
Poem Title:
An Essay on Criticism.
Attribution:
Mr. Alexander Pope (title page)
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope