Aubrey Beardsley Quote

Pope has more virulence and less vehemence than any of the great satirists. His character of Sporus is the perfection of satirical writing. The very sound of words scarify before the sense strikes.


Table Talk" p. 64 - Under the Hill and Other Essays (1904)

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Pope has more virulence and less vehemence than any of the great satirists. His character of Sporus is the perfection of satirical writing. The very...

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Pope has more virulence and less vehemence than any of the great satirists. His character of Sporus is the perfection of satirical writing. The very...

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Pope has more virulence and less vehemence than any of the great satirists. His character of Sporus is the perfection of satirical writing. The very...

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Pope has more virulence and less vehemence than any of the great satirists. His character of Sporus is the perfection of satirical writing. The very...