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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 Sure of their qualities and demanding praise, more go to ruined fortunes than are raised. Quote Right
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Quote Left A brain of feathers, and a heart of lead. Quote Right
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Quote Left Words are like leaves and where they most abound, Much fruit of sense beneath is rarely found. Quote Right
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Quote Left Thus Pegasus, a nearer way to take, May boldly deviate from the common track.... Quote Right
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Quote Left Whoever thinks a faultless piece to see, Thinks what ne'er was, nor is, nor e'er shall be. Quote Right
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