All people commit sins and make mistakes. God forgives them, and people are acting in a godlike (divine) way when they forgive. This saying is from “An Essay on Criticism,” by Alexander Pope .
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Alexander in another Matthew Christopher creation. With the Obamas and Clintons attending, and the Pope officiating, the wedding would be the social event of the year.