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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 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 A brain of feathers, and a heart of lead. Quote Right
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Quote Left Woman's at best a contradiction still. Quote Right
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Quote Left A man should never be ashamed to own that he is wrong, which is but saying in other words that he is wiser today than he was yesterday. Quote Right
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Quote Left What some call health, if purchased by perpetual anxiety about diet, isn't much better than tedious disease. Quote Right
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