Alexander Pope

(21 May 1688 – 30 May 1744 / London / England)

Alexander Pope Poems

1. Occasioned By Some Verses Of His Grace The Duke Of Buckingham 3/30/2010
2. On The Countess Of Burlington Cutting Paper 3/30/2010
3. On Seeing The Ladies Crux-Easton Walk In The Woods By The Grotto. 3/30/2010
4. The Looking-Glass. : On Mrs. Pulteney 3/30/2010
5. On A Fan Of The Author's Design 3/30/2010
6. Vertumnus And Pomona : Ovid's Metamorphoses, Book 14 [v. 623-771] 3/30/2010
7. Macer : A Character 3/30/2010
8. The Fable Of Dryope - Ovid's Metamorphoses Book 9, [v. 324-393] 3/30/2010
9. Verses Left By Mr. Pope 3/30/2010
10. Prayer Of St. Francis Xavier 3/30/2010
11. The Basset-Table : An Eclogue 3/30/2010
12. On His Grotto At Twickenham 3/30/2010
13. On Mr. Gay 3/30/2010
14. Lines Written In Windsor Forest 3/30/2010
15. The Messiah : A Sacred Eclogue 3/30/2010
16. Translation Of A Prayer Of Brutus 3/30/2010
17. Spring - The First Pastoral ; Or Damon 3/30/2010
18. Sappho To Phaon (Ovid Heroid Xv) 3/30/2010
19. The Dunciad: Book Iv 3/30/2010
20. Phyrne 3/30/2010
21. On Certain Ladies 3/30/2010
22. Inscription On A Grotto, The Work Of Nine Ladies. 3/30/2010
23. Sandys Ghost ; A Proper Ballad On The New Ovid's Metamorphosis 3/30/2010
24. Winter - The Fourth Pastoral, Or Daphne 3/30/2010
25. To Lady Mary Wortley Montagu 3/30/2010
26. Song, By A Person Of Quality 3/30/2010
27. The Challenge: A Court Ballad 3/30/2010
28. In Imitation Of Chaucer 3/30/2010
29. In Imitation Of Dr. Swift : The Happy Life Of A Country Parson 3/30/2010
30. The Dunciad: Book Ii. 3/30/2010
31. To Mr. Thomas Southern, On His Birth-Day 3/30/2010
32. Windsor Forest 3/30/2010
33. To The Author Of A Poem Entitled Succession 3/30/2010
34. The Three Gentle Shepherds 3/30/2010
35. Weeping 3/30/2010
36. In Imitation Of E. Of Rochester : On Silence 3/30/2010
37. Ode On St. Cecilia's Day 3/30/2010
38. Chorus Of Athenians 3/30/2010
39. In Imitation Of E. Of Dorset : Artemisia 3/30/2010
40. The Iliad: Book Vi (Excerpt) 1/1/2004
Best Poem of Alexander Pope

Ode On Solitude

Happy the man, whose wish and care
A few paternal acres bound,
Content to breathe his native air,
In his own ground.

Whose heards with milk, whose fields with bread,
Whose flocks supply him with attire,
Whose trees in summer yield him shade,
In winter fire.

Blest! who can unconcern'dly find
Hours, days, and years slide soft away,
In health of body, peace of mind,
Quiet by day,

Sound sleep by night; study and ease
Together mix'd; sweet ...

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An Essay On Criticism

Part I

INTRODUCTION. That it is as great a fault to judge ill as to write ill, and a more dangerous one to the public. That a true Taste is as rare to be found as a true Genius. That most men are born with some Taste, but spoiled by false education. The multitude of Critics, and causes of them. That we are to study our own Taste, and know the limits of it. Nature the best guide of judgment. Improved by Art and rules, which are but methodized Nature. Rules derived from the practice of the anci

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