Alexander Pope: The Major Works (Oxford World's Classics)

By Alexander Pope

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Alexander Pope has usually been termed the 1st precise expert poet in English, whose dealings with the e-book alternate helped to supply the literary industry of the 19th and 20th centuries. during this consultant collection of Pope's most vital paintings, the texts are provided in chronological series in order that the Moral Essays and Imitations of Horace are restored to their unique place in his career.
This variation represents the one such a lot finished anthology of Pope's works. The Duncaid, The Rape of the Lock, and Imitations of Horace are offered in complete, including a attribute pattern of Pope's prose, together with satires, pamphlets, and periodical writing. This variation additionally features a extra studying checklist, 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 yr 1715
Epistle to Mr Jervas
Epistle to overlook Blount, on her Leaving the city after the Coronation
A complete and real Account of a Horrid and Barbarous Revenge
A extra 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 woman 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 paintings of Sinking in Poetry
Letter to rapid, 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 publication of Horace Imitated
An Essay on Man
Letter to quick, 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 publication of Horace Imitated
The moment Satire of the 1st ebook 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 booklet of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the second one ebook of Horace Imitated
The 6th Epistle of the 1st e-book of Horace Imitated
The First Epistle of the 1st publication 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 person who 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 strains
Index of Correspondents

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Yet his 'estate' ran to not hundreds of thousands of acres of safe parkland, yet to 'five rented acres' on a hectic street, at once abutting directly to the Thames. within the comparable manner, Pope's scenario as a Catholic intended that he was once now not really an entire citizen of the area, anyone virtually within the state of affairs of a naturalized alien. His invalid ensured that he may perform the company of lifestyles purely via writing. it really is no twist of fate that this winning careerist, along with his grand acquaintance and his pampered visits to the stateliest houses of britain, must have been individually dispossessed, disinherited, and disadvantaged; consequently, between different issues, the power of his poetry to go into into the sentiments of girls, whose social and actual place his personal mimicked.

Among the statues obelisks have been positioned, And the discovered partitions with hieroglyphics graced. Of Gothic constitution used to be the northern part, O'erwrought with adorns of barbarous delight. There large colosses rose, with trophies topped, And runic characters have been graved round. There sate Zamolxis with erected eyes, And Odin right here in mimic trances dies. There on impolite iron columns, smeared with blood, The horrid different types of Scythian heroes stood, Druids and bards (their as soon as loud harps unstrung) and teens that died to be by way of poets sung.

And now, unveiled, the toilet0 stands displayed, each one silver vase in mystic order laid. First, robed in white, the nymph cause adores, With head exposed, the beauty powers. A heavenly photograph within the glass looks, To that she bends, to that her eyes she rears; Th' inferior priestess, at her altar's facet, Trembling, starts the sacred rites of satisfaction. Unnumbered treasures ope instantly, and the following a few of the choices of the area appear;0 From every one she well culls with curious toil, And decks the goddess with the glittering ruin.

Yet thou, fake mum or dad of a cost too solid, Thou, suggest deserter of thy brother's blood! See on those ruby lips the trembling breath, those cheeks, now fading on the blast of demise; chilly is that breast which warmed the area ahead of, and people love-darting eyes needs to roll not more. therefore, if everlasting justice principles the ball,0 therefore shall your other halves, and hence your kids fall: On all of the line a unexpected vengeance waits, And common hearses shall besiege your gates. There passengers shall stand, and pointing say, (While the lengthy funerals blacken the entire means) Lo those have been they, whose souls the Furies0 steeled, And cursed with hearts unknowing the way to yield.

Oh hadst thou, merciless! been content material to grab Hairs much less in sight, or any hairs yet those! '0 ninety five a hundred and fifty a hundred and sixty one hundred seventy 141-142. those strains are extra; and assign the reason for the various operation at the passions of the 2 women. The poem went on sooner than with no that contrast, as with none equipment to the top of the canto. ninety six THE RAPE OF THE LOCK CANTO V She stated: the pitying viewers soften in tears. yet destiny and Jove had stopped the Baron's ears. In useless Thalestris with reproach assails, For who can circulation whilst reasonable Belinda fails?

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