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Alexander Pope
(1688-1744) born on
May 21
English poet. He is remembered as a major satirist of Augustan age; wrote "The Rape of the Lock," 1714 and "Moral Essays," 1731-35.
         
   
F
A little learning is a dang'rous thing;
Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring:
There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain,
And drinking largely sobers us again.

R
All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, and God the soul.
A
Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread.
N
An honest man's the noblest work of God.
K
Fix'd like a plant on his peculiar spot,
To draw nutrition, propagate, and rot.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: An Essay on Criticism, 215
R: "An Essay on Criticism."
A: An Essay on Criticism (1711).
N: An Essay on Man, 1734
K: "An Essay on Man"
   


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