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Comprehensive information about Alexander Pope including biographical information, facts, literary works, and more. 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 This educational Alexander Pope resource has information about the author's life, works, quotations, articles and essays, and more.


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Quote Left The hungry judges soon the sentence sign, and wretches hang that jurymen may dine. Quote Right
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Quote Left Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Quote Right
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Quote Left Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; if not, by any means get wealth and place. Quote Right
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Quote Left A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring. Quote Right
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Quote Left Like bubbles on the sea of matter borne, They rise, they break, and to that sea return. Quote Right
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