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But you who seek to give and merit fame

DMI number:
37113
Poem Aliases
Pope. Essay on Criticism.
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Evidence:
First Line:
But you who seek to give and merit fame
Last Line:
Would all but stoop to what they understand
Poem Genre / Form:
Couplet, Essay, and Extract / snippet from longer work
Themes:
Critics / criticism and Poetry / literature / writing
Related People
Author:
Alexander Pope
Confidence:
Absolute (100%)
Comments:
Extract from Essay on Criticism. Twickenham edition I:.
Related Poems
First Line:
But you who seek to give and merit fame
Last Line:
And mark that point where sense and dulness meet
Relationship:
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Comments:
Content/Publication
Title:
Exercises for improvement in elocution [T126614] [ECCO]
Page No(s):
pp.91-92
Poem Title:
Necessity of knowing the extent of our taste and genius.
Attribution:
[Pope]
Attributed To:
Alexander Pope