Boastful and rough your first Son is a Squire...
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Description:This image was originally created as a book illustration. The title of this illustration is a reference to a poem in Alexander Pope's Moral Essays. The full excerpt, seen below the image, reads as follows: "Boastful and rough your first Son is a Squire, / The next a Tradesman, meek and much a liar; / Tom struts a Soldier, open, bold and Brave; / Will make a Scrivener, an exceeding Knave."
Dimensions/Extent:16.1 cm x 9.4 cm
Work:prints (visual works)
Type of material:Image
Availability:Full text available
Subject (TGM):Book illustrations.