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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 At ev'ry word a reputation dies. Quote Right
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Quote Left The difference is too nice - Where ends the virtue or begins the vice. Quote Right
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Quote Left Die of a rose in aromatic pain? Quote Right
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Quote Left Our rural ancestors, with little blest, Patient of labour when the end was rest, Indulged the day that housed their annual grain, With feasts, and off'rings, and a thankful strain. 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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