Alexander Pope
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"Alexander Pope", an English poet best known for his An Essay on Criticism/Essay on Criticism, The Rape of the Lock and The Dunciad

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"Alexander Pope" (21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744) was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after William Shakespeare/Shakespeare and Alfred, Lord Tennyson/Tennyson.

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