Quotation by Alexander Pope

Those rules of old discovered, not devised,
Are Nature sill, but Nature methodized;
Nature, like liberty, is but restrained
By the same laws which first herself ordained.
Alexander Pope (1688–1744), British poet. Essay on Criticism (Fr. I). . .

Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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