Every poet is a fool

Subject: Every poet is a fool
From: DAVID IBBETSON <ibbetson -at- IDIRECT -dot- COM>
Date: Sun, 9 Jun 1996 11:44:15 -0400

Sabahat Iqbal Ashra asks who wrote:

>- "Sir, I admit your general rule,
> That every poet is a fool,
> But you yourself may serve to show it,
> That every fool is not a poet!

Alexander Pope, "Epigram from the French", (1732)

David (the idiot) Ibbetson

David Ibbetson, Ontario, Canada ibbetson -at- idirect -dot- com

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corrupted.----Preface to Book of Common Prayer 1662.

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