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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 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 The ruling passion, be it what it will. The ruling passion conquers reason still. Quote Right
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Quote Left Let me tell you I am better acquainted with you for a long absence, as men are with themselves for a long affliction absence does but hold off a friend, to make one see him the truer. Quote Right
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Quote Left The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Quote Right
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Quote Left Scarfs, garters, gold, amuse his riper stage, And beads and prayer-books are the toys of age:... Quote Right
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