Alexander Pope Quotes (863 quotes)
“How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd;”
Eloisa to Abelard
An Essay on Man, Epistle IV (1733–1734)
“How shall I lose the sin, yet keep the sense, and love the offender, yet detest the offence?”
Eloisa to Abelard (1717)
The Dying Christian to His Soul (1712)
Moral Essays, Epistle III, To Lord Bathurst (1732)
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Picture Source: Wikimedia CommonsAlexander Pope
Born: May 21, 1688
Died: May 30, 1744 (aged 56)
Bio: Alexander Pope was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson.