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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
Unlearn'd, he knew no schoolman's subtle art,
No language, but the language of the heart.

R
Where'er you find `the cooling western breeze',
In the next line, it `whispers through the trees':
If crystal streams `with pleasing murmurs creep',
The reader's threatened, not in vain, with `sleep'.
A
Who shall decide when doctors disagree?
N
While expletives their feeble aid do join,
And ten low words oft creep in one dull line.
K
Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Epistle to Dr Arbuthnot, 398
R: An Essay on Criticism, 350
A: Moral Essays," III
N: An Essay on Criticism, 346
K: In <a href="http://www.cyber-nation.com/cgi-bin/victory/quotations/qlreferral/quotelib.pl?id=10115">The Ultimate Success Quotations Library</a>, 1997.
   


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