An Essay on Man: Moral Essays and Satires (Google eBook)
"An Essay on Man: Moral Essay and Satires" is a masterpiece by Pope. Justifying the ways of God to man, he asserts that all is good and that which is bad is not properly comprehended by human perception. Popularizing an optimistic view of life, this work is inspiring and thought-provoking!
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