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A being darkly wise and rudely great

DMI number:
28217
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Man. Epistle 2.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
A being darkly wise and rudely great
Last Line:
The glory jest and riddle of the world
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Extract / snippet from longer work, and Philosophic poetry
Themes:
Philosophical enquiry
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Man, Epistle II. Twickenham edition III i.
Content/Publication
Title:
Memoirs of the life and writings of Alexander Pope, esq. [ESTC T88302]
Page No(s):
p.323
Poem Title:
[No title]
Attribution:
Mr. Pope.
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope