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The standard biographies are G. Sherburn's The Early Career of Alexander Pope
, 1934, and W. J. Courthope's life in vol. v of the Elwin-Courthope edition of
Pope's works, 1871-89. Sherburn's account stops at 1727. 1688 (May 21)
Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. NICHOLS, LIT. ANEC.= Literary
Anecdotes of the Eighteenth Century. By John Nichols. 9 vols., 1812-15.
NICHOLS, LIT. ILL. = Illustrations of the Literary History of the Eighteenth Century.
Alexander Pope James Runcieman Sutherland. Call forth each mass, a poem or
a play. How Hints, like spawn, scarce quick in embryo lie, How new-born
Nonsense first is taught to cry, Maggots half-form'd, in rhyme exactly meet, ~ >> '
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The Dunciad Variorum with the Prolegomena of Scriblerus i
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