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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
The learn'd is happy nature to explore,
The fool is happy that he knows no more.

R
True wit is nature to advantage dress'd;
What oft was thought, but ne'er so well express'd.
A
Hope springs eternal in the human breast;
Man never is, but always to be blessed.
N
Order is heav'ns first law.
K
Not to go back is somewhat to advance, and men must walk, at least, before they dance.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "An Essay on Man"
R: "An Essay on Criticism."
A: An Essay on Man, I. 95
N: "An Essay on Man"
K:
   


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