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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 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 The same ambition can destroy or save, and make a patriot as it makes a knave. Quote Right
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Quote Left Learn to live well, or fairly make your will; you played, and loved, and ate, and drunk your fill: walk sober off; before a sprightlier age comes tittering on, and shoves you from the stage: leave such to trifle with more grace and ease, whom Folly pleases, and whose Follies please. Quote Right
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Quote Left Praise undeserved, is satire in disguise. Quote Right
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Quote Left On wrongs swift vengeance waits. Quote Right
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