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Alexander Pope:

Alexander Pope was an English poet. He was also known as Mock Heroic Poet. He was born in 1688 in England. He was famous for his Mock Heroic Epic. He was also famous for his Translation of Homer. He used Heroic Couplet in his poetry. He died in 1744 at the age of 56 in England. 

Famous Epic:

  • The Rape of the Lock

Famous Poems:

  • An Essay on Man
  • An Essay on Criticism
  • The Dunciad
  • Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot

Famous Quotes of Alexander Pope:
  1. "A little learning is a dangerous thing"
  2. "To err is human, to forgive is divine"
  3. "An honest man is the noblest work of God."
  4. "The proper study of mankind is man."
  5. "Charms strike the sight but merit strikes the heart."
  6. "Hope springs eternal is the human breast."
  7. "Fools rush in where angels fear to tread."

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