Alexander Pope

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Alexander Pope
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Robert Cooper after N Dahll
Alexander Pope
London, John Bell Jan 1st. 1809
Stipple engraving
230 x 140 mm
£45
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 Shakespeare and Tennyson.