Alexander Pope Quotes (863 quotes)
“The generous Critic fann'd the Poet's fire, And taught the world with reason to admire.”
Essay on Criticism
The works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions, and improvements; together with all his notes: pr. verbatim from the octavo ed. of mr. Warburton (1754 edition)
“All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.”
The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by himself and others. To which are added, a new life of the author [&c.] by W. Roscoe (1847 edition)
The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author (1828 edition)
“Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.”
The works of Alexander Pope. With notes by dr. Warburton
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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.