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Alexander Pope

(1688-1744)

  • An Essay on Criticism
       'Tis hard to say if greater want of skill
  • Argus
       When wise Ulysses, from his native coast
  • Couplets on Wit
       But our Great Turks in wit must reign alone
  • Essay on Man
       Awake, my ST. JOHN! leave all meaner things
  • Lines on Curll
       So when Curll's Stomach the strong Drench o'ercame,
  • Ode on Solitude
       Happy the man, whose wish and care
  • On a certain Lady at Court
       I know the thing that's most uncommon;
  • Sound and Sense
       True ease in writing comes from art, not chance,
  • The Dying Christian To His Soul
       Vital spark of heav'nly flame,
  • The Rape Of The Lock. An Heroi-Comical Poem
       What dire Offence from am'rous Causes springs,