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An Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope

PART 1 ‘Tis hard to say, if greater want of skill Appear in writing or in judging ill; But, of the two, less dang’rous is th’ offence To tire our patience, than mislead our sense. Some few in that, but … Continue reading

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Meditation XVII by John Donne

From Devotions Upon Emergent Occasions NUNC LENTO SONITU DICUNT, MORIERIS. Now this bell tolling softly for another, says to me, Thou must die. Perchance he for whom this bell tolls may be so ill, as that he knows not it … Continue reading

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