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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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    Here files of pins extend their shining rows,
    Puffs, powders, patches, bibles, billet-doux.
    Alexander Pope (1688–1744)

    In men we various ruling passions find,
    In women, two almost divide the kind;
    Those, only fixed, they first or last obey,
    The love of pleasure, and the love of sway.
    —Alexander Pope (1688–1744)