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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
Some people will never learn anything, for this reason, because they understand everything too soon.

R
Is there no bright reversion in the sky,
For those who greatly think, or bravely die?
A
Such laboured nothings, in so strange a style,
Amaze th' unlearn'd, and make the learned smile.
N
No one should be ashamed to admit they are wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that they are wiser today than they were yesterday.
K
Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
R: Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady, 9
A: An Essay on Criticism, 326
N: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
K: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
   


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