Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope

was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer
Lull'd by soft zephyrs thro' the broken pane.More Alexander Pope quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The infant, on opening his eyes, ought to see his country, and to
the hour of his death never lose sight of it.
[Fr., Un enfant en ouvrant ses yeux doit voir la patrie, et
jusqu'a la mort ne voir qu'elle.]More Alexander Pope quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The difference is as great between The optics seeing as the objects seen. All manners take a tincture from our own; Or come discolor'd through out passions shown; Or fancy's beam enlarges, multiplies, Contracts, inverts, and gives ten thousand dyes.More Alexander Pope quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Conceit is to nature what paint is to beauty; it is not only needless, but it impairs what it would improve.More Alexander Pope quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
See! From the brake the whirring pheasant springs,
And mounts exulting on triumphant wings;
Short is his joy! He feels the fiery wound,
Flutters in blood, and panting beats the ground.More Alexander Pope quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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