Alexander Pope

Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Alexander Pope - English poet and satirist (1688-1744)Alexander Pope - English poet and satirist (1688-1744)
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
References in classic literature ?
He had learnt his craft at the school of Alexander Pope, and he wrote moral stories in rhymed couplets.
This poet was Alexander Pope, the son of a well-to-do Catholic linen-draper.
1688: Poet and satirist Alexander Pope was born in London.
In a state where stories are used to warp reality to favor those with irresponsible intentions, it is the duty of the artist to use his words, his songs, his art, to, in the words of Alexander Pope, make the forest dance again, to make the moving mountains hear, and the headlong streams to listen.
It discusses Ajax in HomerAEs The Iliad, the Epic Cycles, pre-Sophoclean and post-Sophoclean art, and art, poetry, and literature from antiquity to the Romantic period, including works by Sophocles, Exekias, Ovid, Shakespeare, Alexander Pope, John Flaxman, Emily Dickinson, James Joyce, and others.
According to the ( synopsis for Season 1, episode 5 of the Starz series, Quayle (Harry Lloyd) and Aldrich (Ulrich Thomsen) seek intel from an old friend to identify the spy that has been working for Alexander Pope (Stephen Rea).
The latter genre also includes Alexander Pope's celebrated decision in Stradling v.
Ozick asks as much of critics as Alexander Pope did in "An Essay on Criticism," who demanded "a knowledge both of books and humankind." Ozick is very much the kind of critic Pope envisioned.
Summary: As Alexander Pope famously wrote, "To err is human; to forgive, divine."
Alexander Pope is considered as one of the most important English poets of the 18th century and has always remained a focus of scholarly investigation in the Western academics.
The exhibition, 'Fame and Friendship: Pope, Roubiliac and the Portrait Bust', which opens this month at Waddesdon Manor (18 June-26 October), brings together eight versions by the sculptor Louis Francois Roubiliac of the poet Alexander Pope (1688-1744; see Contents, p.
I am reminded of the beautiful lines from "An Essay on Man, Epistle I" written by Alexander Pope: