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An essay on man: epistle i by alexander pope to henry st john, lord bolingbroke awake, my st john leave all meaner things to low ambition, and the. Best quotes by verse from epistle ii, essay on man essay on man (audio) epistle 1 by alexander pope epistle ii the proper study of mankind is man.
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