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True ease in writing comes from art, not chance, as those move easiest who have learned to dance. 'Tis not enough no harshness gives offence. The sound must seem an echo to the sense.

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Source Notes: "An Essay on Criticism" (lines 362-63).

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Alexander Pope (May 22, 1688 May 30, 1744) is considered one of the greatest English poets of the eighteenth century.

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True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,...

Jul 10, 2011

does anyone know what this quote means?