An Essay on Criticism

av Alexander Pope.

Portrett av Alexander Pope, av Micheal Dahl.


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 numbers err in this, Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss; A fool might once him