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Quotation by Alexander Pope
Sir, I admit your gen'ral rule
That every poet is a fool:
But you yourself may serve to show it,
That every fool is not a poet.
Alexander Pope (1688–1744), British poet. Sir, I admit your general rule (attributed to Pope) (l. 1–4). . .
Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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