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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.
Achilles' wrath, to Greece the direful spring
Of woes unnumbered, heavenly goddess sing!

A brain of feathers and a heart of lead.
All seems infected that th'infected spy,
As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye.
A vast, vamped future, old, revived new piece.
A heap of dust alone remains of thee;
'Tis all thou art, and all the proud shall be!
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Homer's Iliad, I. 1
R: The Dunciad, Bk ii. 44
A: An Essay on Criticism, 558
N: The Dunciad, Bk i. 284
K: Elegy to the Memory of an Unfortunate Lady."

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