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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
Why did I write? what sin to me unknown
Dipt me in ink, my parents', or my own?

R
Who reasons wisely is not therefore wise; His pride in reasoning, not in acting, lies.
A
Ye gods! annihilate but space and time.
And make two lovers happy.
N
Wit that can creep, and pride that licks the dust.
K
Yes; I am proud, I must be proud to see
Men not afraid of God, afraid of me.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot.
R: 'Moral Essays'
A: The Art of Sinking in Poetry," 11
N: Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot."
K: Epilogue to the Satires," Dialogue II
   


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