Alexander Pope Quotes

Whose laughs are hearty, tho' his jests are coarse, And loves you best of all things—but his horse.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. Epistle to Miss Blount, on Her Leaving the Town after the Coronation. . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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And all who told it added something new, And all who heard it, made enlargements too.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. The Temple of Fame, l. 470-1 (1715).
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Up to her godly garret after sev'n, There starve and pray, for that's the way to heav'n.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. Epistle to Miss Blount, on Her Leaving the Town after the Coronation. . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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What blessings thy free bounty gives Let me not cast away; For God is paid when man receives, To enjoy is to obey.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. The Universal Prayer. . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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To muse, and spill her solitary Tea,
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. Epistle to Miss Blount, on Her Leaving the Town after the Coronation. . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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Father of all! in every age, In every clime adored, By saint, by savage, and by sage, Jehovah, Jove, or Lord!
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. The Universal Prayer (l. 1-4). . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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She sigh'd not that They stay'd, but that She went.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. Epistle to Miss Blount, on Her Leaving the Town after the Coronation. . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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If I am right, thy grace impart Still in the right to stay; If I am wrong, O, teach my heart To find that better way!
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. The Universal Prayer. . . Poetical Works [Alexander Pope]. Herbert Davis, ed. (1978; repr. 1990) Oxford University Press.
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Nature and nature's laws lay hid in the night. God said, Let Newton be! and all was light!
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British poet. (Published in 1730). "Epitaph. Intended for Sir Isaac Newton, In Westminster Abbey," The Poems of Alexander Pope, ed. John Butt, Yale, New Haven (1966).
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They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Alexander Pope (1688-1744), British satirical poet. The Wife of Bath, l. 103 (1713).
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