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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.
Tis education forms the common mind,
Just as the twig is bent, the tree's inclined.

"Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed" was the ninth beatitude.
All are but parts of one stupendous whole,
Whose body nature is, and God the soul.
A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser to-day than he was yesterday.
Tis with our judgements as our watches, none
Go just alike, yet each believes his own.
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Epistle to Cobham.
R: Letter, 6 Oct. 1727, to playwright John Gay. Quoted in: Roscoe, Life of Pope, vol. 10.
A: An Essay on Man, I. 267
N: Thoughts on Various Subjects."
K: An Essay on Criticism, 9

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