A n e s s a y âge ail tbe alï artifi aufîi bappinefs baubîe bave beav'n bonheur buman bumble c'eft cbarms de/ire dear defirs deftins deligbt e p i t r e e s s a y o n eacb eafe eartb etfry. John wilkes (1725-1797) was an english politician, who spent years in jail or exile before becoming lord mayor of london read about him here.
An essay on woman by thomas potter and possibly john wilkes (written about 1755) is an obscene parody on alexander pope's essay on manit is famous as it was used to expell john wilkes.
An essay on woman, by john wilkes and thomas potter a reconstruction of a lost book by arthur h cash new york: ams press 2000 xii, 200 pp $6450 isbn 0404635369 john wilkes has been.
John wilkes: the scandalous father of civil liberty, and: an essay on woman, by john wilkes and thomas potter a reconstruction of a lost book (review. An essay on woman in three epistles item preview remove-circle this line for line parody of pope's essay on man is not the famous poem dedicated to fanny murray by either john wilkes or.
1760s the journalist and politician john wilkes, a leading government critic, was charged with seditious libel for his periodical north briton and with obscene libel for his poem an essay. 2 see particularly: an essay on woman by john wilkes and thomas potter a reconstruction of a lost book, with an historical essay on the writing, printing and suppressing of this.