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Alexander Pope: Alexander Pope was an eighteenth-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. He is the third most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson. Pope is famous for his use of the heroic couplet.. English poet

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Quote Left Hither the heroes and nymphs resort, To taste awhile the pleasures of a court; In various talk th' instuctive hours they past, Who gave the ball, or paid the visit last; One speaks the glory of the British Queen, And one describes a charming Indian screen A third interprets motions, looks and eyes; At every word a reputation dies. Quote Right
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Quote Left Hope travels through, nor quits us when we die. Quote Right
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Quote Left To err is human, to forgive divine. Quote Right
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Quote Left The general cry is against ingratitude, but the complaint is misplaced, it should be against vanity; none but direct villains are capable of willful ingratitude; but almost everybody is capable of thinking he hath done more that another deserves, while the other thinks he hath received less than he deserves. Quote Right
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Quote Left Wit is the lowest form of humor. Quote Right
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