Monday, December 12, 2011


Pope's Nose

William Shenstone, Works in Verse and Prose (London: R. and J. Dodsley, 1764), vol. II, p. 174:
People in high or in distinguished life ought to have a greater circumspection in regard to their most trivial actions. For instance, I saw M. Pope—and what was he doing when you saw him?—why to the best of my memory, he was picking his nose.

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