Nemo mortalium omnibus horis sapit, attributed to Alexander Pope

  • This material is held at
  • Reference
      GB 206 -GB 206 Brotherton Collection MS Lt q 61
  • Dates of Creation
      ca. 1710
  • Name of Creator
  • Language of Material
      English Latin
  • Physical Description
      3 ff., folio manuscript. Written in two different hands and bearing in the paper of the second leaf of the contents section a clear watermark in the form of what appear to be several seals drawn within a leafy border.

Scope and Content

Comprises an English satirical/moralising poem written on both sides of one leaf, together with two other leaves written in a second hand listing the contents of the collection of which this particular poem was formerly a part and attributing it to Pope as number 26 in the list.

Administrative / Biographical History

Alexander Pope (1688-1744) the poet. For details of his life and writings see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Access Information

Access is unrestricted.

Acquisition Information

Purchased at Heath's bookshop on 4 July 1996.


In English, but with a Latin title.

Other Finding Aids

The poem is indexed in the BCMSV database