Read Homer once, and you can read no more ; For all books else appear so mean, so poor, Verse will seem prose : but still persist to read, And Homer will be all the books you need. The Works of Alexander Pope - Seite 408von Alexander Pope - 1822Vollansicht
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...rhyming stanzas, a variation which will be diversely estimated, though hardly found fault with. ' Head Homer once, and you can read no more, For all books...read, And Homer will be all the Books you need.' That Homer will be read more than ever for the marvellous battle-pieces and councils of his ' Iliad,' and...