Created half to rise, and half to fall;
Great lord of all things, yet a prey to all;
Sole judge of Truth, in endless Error hurl’d:
The glory, jest and riddle of the world!

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) English poet
“An Essay on Man,” Epistle 2, l. 15ff (1733-344)
Added on 1-Feb-04 | Last updated 8-Nov-10
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