Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) 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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Alexander Pope - Works - Editions
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Chrononhotonthologos - Political Satire
... Henry Carey was a Tory, or an anti-Walpolean, and he identified with Alexander Pope, in particular, in his stance on the 18th century's cultural ... Pope had been a consistent enemy of Ambrose Philips's, and Philips was a stand-in for an entire slate of Whig political views ... The friends and admirers of Gay (including Alexander Pope and Henry Carey) regarded this political game as a personal and moral betrayal ...
Alexander Pope (disambiguation)
... Alexander Pope (1688–1744) was an English poet ... Alexander Pope may also refer to Alexander Pope (actor) (1763–1835), Irish actor Alexander Pope, Jr ... (1849–1924), American sporting artist Alexander Pope (Texas politician), see Twentieth Texas Legislature and Twenty-first Texas Legislature ...
Augustan Literature - Poetry
... The entire Augustan age's poetry was dominated by Alexander Pope ... Pope had few poetic rivals, but he had many personal enemies and political, philosophical, or religious opponents, and Pope himself was quarrelsome in print ... Pope and his enemies (often called "the Dunces" because of Pope's successful satirizing of them in The Dunciad) fought over central matters of the proper subject ...
The Distrest Poet - Picture - Alexander Pope
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Famous quotes by alexander pope:

    Those rules of old discovered, not devised,
    Are Nature sill, but Nature methodized;
    Nature, like liberty, is but restrained
    By the same laws which first herself ordained.
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    And all who told it added something new,
    And all who heard it, made enlargements too.
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Whether the nymph shall break Diana’s law,
    Or some frail china jarreceive a flaw,
    Or stain her honour, or her new brocade,
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Father of all! in every age,
    In every clime adored,
    By saint, by savage, and by sage,
    Jehovah, Jove, or Lord!
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    Some ne’er advance a judgment of their own,
    But catch the spreading notion of the town;
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)