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By Alexander Pope

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Alexander Pope has frequently been termed the 1st actual expert poet in English, whose dealings with the e-book exchange helped to supply the literary industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. during this consultant choice of Pope's most crucial paintings, the texts are awarded in chronological series in order that the Moral Essays and Imitations of Horace are restored to their unique place in his career.
This version represents the one such a lot finished anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are awarded in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This version additionally contains a additional examining record, a useful biographical index in addition to indexes of titles, first traces, and correspondences.

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An Essay on Criticism
Sappho to Phaon
Epistle to overlook Blount, with the Works of Voiture
Windsor Forest
The Guardian,no. 173
The spouse of tub from Chaucer
The Rape of the Lock
To Belinda at the Rape of the Lock
Letter to Martha Blount, November 1714
The Temple of Fame
A Farewell to London within the 12 months 1715
Epistle to Mr Jervas
Epistle to overlook Blount, on her Leaving the city after the Coronation
A complete and precise Account of a Horrid and Barbarous Revenge
A additional Account of the of Edmund Curll
Letter to Lord Burlington, November 1716
Eloisa to Abelard
Elegy to the reminiscence of an unlucky Lady
Letter to Teresa and Martha Blount, September 1717
Letter to girl Mary Wortley Montagu, 1718
The Iliad, booklet XVIII
To Mr Gay
To Mr Addison
Epistle to Robert Earl of Oxford
Letter to fast, August 1723
Letter to Martha Blount, 22 June 1724
Preface to the Works of Shakespeare
Peri Bathous, or the artwork of Sinking in Poetry
Letter to speedy, 28 November 1729
Epitaph meant for Sir Isaac Newton
An Epistle to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington
An Epistle to Allen Lord Bathurst
The First Satire of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to speedy, 20 April 1733
The Fourth Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
An Epistle to Sir Richard Temple, Lord Cobham
The moment Satire of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
The moment Satire of the 1st publication of Horace Imitated within the demeanour of Mr Pope
Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot
An Epistle to a Lady
The moment Satire of Dr John Donne Versified
Letter to speedy, 25 March 1736
The moment Epistle of the second one publication of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the second one booklet of Horace Imitated
The 6th Epistle of the 1st ebook of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st e-book of Horace Imitated
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion I
Epilogue to the Satires: discussion II
Epigram Engraved at the Collar of a Dog
Epitaph for one that wouldn't be Buried in Westminster Abbey
Letter to Hugh Bethel, 19 March 1744
The Dunciad
Epitaph on Bounce
Conversations with Joseph Spence

Further Reading
Biographical Index
Index of Titles
Index of First traces
Index of Correspondents

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Fill my fond center with God on my own, for he on my own can rival, can be successful to thee. How chuffed is the innocent vestal's lot? the realm forgetting, through the area forgot: everlasting sunshine of the spotless brain! each one prayer approved, and every want resigned; Labour and relaxation, that equivalent sessions hold; 'Obedient slumbers which may wake and weep;'0 wants composed, affections ever even; Tears that satisfaction, and sighs that flow to heaven. Grace shines round her with serenest beams, And whispering angels urged her golden goals. For her th'unfading rose of Eden blooms, And wings of seraphs shed divine perfumes, For her the wife prepares the bridal ring,0 For her white virgins hymeneals sing; To sounds of heavenly harps she dies away, And melts in visions of everlasting day. a ways different goals my erring soul hire, a ways different raptures, of unholy pleasure: whilst on the shut of every unhappy, sorrowing day, Fancy restores what vengeance snatched away, Then moral sense sleeps, and leaving nature unfastened, All my unfastened soul unbounded springs to thee. a hundred ninety 212. Taken from Crashaw. two hundred 210 220 144 E L O I S A TO A B E L A R D zero cursed, pricey horrors of all-conscious evening! zero How sparkling guilt exalts the prepared satisfaction! frightening daemons all restraint get rid of, And stir inside of me each resource of affection. 1 listen thee, view thee, gaze o'er all thy charms, And around thy phantom glue my clasping palms. I wake—no extra I pay attention, not more I view, The phantom flies me, as unkind as you. I name aloud; it hears now not what I say: I stretch my empty hands; it glides away. To dream once again I shut my prepared eyes; Ye tender illusions, expensive deceits, come up! regrettably, not more! methinks we wandering wade through dreary wastes, and weep each one other's woe, the place around a few mouldering tower faded ivy creeps, And low-browed rocks grasp nodding o'er the deeps. unexpected you mount! you beckon from the skies; Clouds interpose, waves roar, and winds come up. I shriek, initiate, an identical unhappy prospect locate, And wake to all of the griefs I left in the back of. For thee the fates, seriously style, ordain a funky suspense from excitement and from ache; Thy existence a protracted, lifeless calm of fastened repose; No pulse that riots, and no blood that glows. nonetheless because the sea, ere winds have been taught to blow, Or relocating spirit bade the waters circulate; tender because the slumbers of a saint forgiven, and delicate as establishing gleams of promised heaven. Come, Abelard! for what hast thou to dread? The torch of Venus burns no longer for the lifeless. Nature stands checked; faith disapproves; Ev'n thou artwork cold—yet Eloi'sa loves. Ah hopeless, lasting flames! like those who burn To gentle the useless, and hot th'unfruitful urn. What scenes seem where'er I flip my view? the precious principles, the place I fly, pursue, upward push within the grove, prior to the altar upward push, Stain all my soul, and wanton in my eyes. I waste the matin lamp in sighs for thee, Thy snapshot steals among my God and me, Thy voice I appear in each hymn to listen to, 230 240 250 260 ELOISA TO ABELARD With each bead I drop too delicate a tear. while from the censer clouds of perfume roll, And swelling organs carry the emerging soul, One considered thee places the entire pomp to flight, clergymen, tapers, temples, swim prior to my sight: In seas of flame my plunging soul is drowned, whereas altars blaze, and angels tremble around.

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