Saturday, April 24, 2010

ALEXANDER POPE, A SOURCE ON INSPIRATION, WHY? READ THIS

Pope contracted a tubercular condition from infected milk, which caused permanent curvature of the spine and severely stunted growth; as a result, he attained a maximum height of only four feet, six inches, and throughout adulthood was so physically disabled that he required daily care.

SOURCE:
http://www.enotes.com/poetry-criticism/pope-alexander

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