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‘Human Folly’ an extract from ‘Essay on Man’ by Alexander Pope

December 25, 2007

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‘Human Folly’ – the poem Whate’er the passions, knowledge, fame, or pelf,Not one will change is neighbour with himself.The learn’d is happy nature to explore,The fool is happy that he knows no more;The rich is happy in the plenty given,The poor contents him with the care of Heaven,See the blind beggar dance, the cripple singThe […]