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Moral Essays (also known as Epistles to Several Persons) is a series of four poems on ethical subjects by Alexander Pope, published between 1731 and 1735. The individual poems are as follows:
- Epistle to Cobham (1734, addressed to Sir Richard Temple, Lord Cobham), "Of the Knowledge and Characters of Men".
- Epistle to a Lady (1735, addressed to Martha Blount), "Of the Characters of Women".
- Epistle to Bathurst (1733, addressed to Allen, Lord Bathurst), "Of the Use of Riches".
- Epistle to Burlington (1731, addressed to Richard Boyle, Earl of Burlington), "Of the Use of Riches".
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