May21

Alexander Pope
Alexander Pope
Only pity is for the fools,
Incarceration for the bad.
Punishment is for broken rules
And sentiment is for the sad.

Alexander Pope, English poet, was born today in 1688.

Elizabeth Fry, English prison reformer, was born on this day in 1780.

Mr. T, American actor, bodyguard and “wrestler”, was born on this day in 1952.

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