The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

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Author: Alexander Pope
Published: 1871
Language: English
Wordcount: 189,003 / 562 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 61.2
LoC Categories: PS, AC
Downloads: 953
Added to site: 2010.05.03
mnybks.net#: 27587
Origin: gutenberg.org
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l sometimes fall to the share of multitudes. In this history of his life,[10] will be contained a large account of his writings, a critique on the nature, force, and extent of his genius, exemplified from these writings; and a vindication of his moral character, exemplified by his more distinguished virtues,--his filial piety, his disinterested friendships, his reverence for the constitution of his country, his love and admiration of virtue, and (what was the necessary effect) his hatred and contempt of vice, his extensive charity to the indigent, his warm benevolence to mankind, his supreme veneration of the Deity, and above all his sincere belief of Revelation. Nor shall his faults be concealed. It is not for the interests of his virtues that they should. Nor indeed could they be concealed, if we were so disposed, for they shine through his virtues, no man being more a dupe to the specious appearances of virtue in others.[11] In a word, I mean not to be his panegyrist but his historian. And may I, when envy

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