Alexander Pope Quotes (863 quotes)
An Essay on Man, Epistle IV (1733–1734)
The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements. From the text of dr. Warburton. With the life of the author [by T. Cibber]. (1807 edition)
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope (2009 edition), ReadHowYouWant.com - ISBN: 9781427026682
“Boast not my fall (he cried), insulting foe!
Thou by some other shalt be laid as low;
Nor think to die dejects my lofty mind;
All that I dread is leaving you behind!
Rather than so, ah let me still survive,
And burn in Cupid's flames — but burn alive.”
Canto V, line 97. - The Rape of the Lock (1712, revised 1714 and 1717)
Thoughts on Various Subjects (1727)
Heimsljós (World Light) (1940)
If you know some quotes that would be a good fit here, send us a note!
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.