Alexander Pope Quotes (863 quotes)




Alexander Pope
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Canto V, line 34. - The Rape of the Lock (1712, revised 1714 and 1717)
Alexander Pope
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope (1869 edition), J. Campbell
Alexander Pope
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The Major Works of Alexander Pope (2011 edition), Digireads.com Publishing - ISBN: 9781420940244
Alexander Pope
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The works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2 (J. Murray, 1871), p. 58, "Essay on Criticism"
Alexander Pope
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce (1863 edition)


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Born: May 21, 1688

Died: May 30, 1744 (aged 56)

Nationality: English

Occupation: Poet

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.

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