Alexander Pope


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English poet and satirist (1688-1744)

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You go up against Alexander Pope, you'll lose," Heinrich told Prime before telling him that "something big" is about to happen.
(3) See Alexander Pope, "A Specimen of Scriblerus's Reports: Stradling versus Stiles" in The Works of Alexander Pope Esq (London: Bathurst, 1770) vol 6, 279.
As Alexander Pope famously wrote, "To err is human; to forgive, divine." The estimable Pope could afford to coin such highbrow quips because he was a poet, not a chief information security officer.The recent JPMorgan Chase breach is the latest high-profile example of the risk that is inherent to all companies today.
Just such a configuration of author images had been established by the early 1750s, when George Lyttelton placed Jonathan Richardson's portrait of the young Alexander Pope above the chimneypiece of his library at Hagley Hall, Worcestershire, accompanied by busts of Shakespeare, Dryden, Milton and Spenser (Fig.
BORN ANDREW Neil, Scottish journalist, 1949 LEO Sayer, UK pop singer, 1948, above ALEXANDER Pope, English poet, 1688 DIED JOHN Geilgud, English actor, 2000, above BARBARA Cartland, English writer, 2000 KENNETH Clark, art historian, 1983
Topics discussed include the dramatic significance of eating and being eaten in Titus Andronicus and Timon of Athens, the "generic potential" of revenge in Hamlet, the relationship between narrative and successful theater in Shakespeare's plays; analysis of the 1981 novel Shakespeare's Dog, cultural representations and misrepresentations of Ireland in English literature since the early modern period, depictions of academia in the writings of Alan Isler, and political change and changes in Alexander Pope's poem "Messiah."
In terms of his esteem his heroes rank as follows: (1) the poet Alexander Pope; (2) the statesman William Pitt the Elder, first Earl of Chatham; (3) the liberal philosopher John Locke, who just crossed the eighteenth-century starting line by dying in 1704; and (4) the painter Joshua Reynolds.
The Manister House Stud-bred La Collina is the first Group 1 winner out of a mare by Galileo, who is also the damsire of Pattern winners Alexander Pope and Saamidd despite having only 183 daughters with foals of racing age, the oldest of whom are eight.
Confront, Sri Putra and Snow Fairy complete the five-runner field after O'Brien's trio of Cape Blanco, Alexander Pope and Jan Vermeer were withdrawn.
Alexander Pope also stayed on from the rear to grab third, but Fiorente was two lengths clear of that rival in second.
Victories for the exciting Reply and Alexander Pope set the ball rolling, after which giant Aussie import So You Think stormed to victory in the Tattersalls Gold Cup.
The painting, on view at the museum through mid-October, depicts the home of Alexander Pope. Owned for years by an aristocratic family in England, the painting sold last year at auction to an anonymous American buyer for about $10.7 million.
But as someone involved in the process of interpreting literary texts - such as the satirical works of Alexander Pope - I know how vital it is to apply new ways of reading documents written in a by-gone age.
But this is more or less what Alexander Pope jested about in An Essay on Man (1733): "Lo, the poor Indian, whose untutored mind,/ Sees God in clouds, or hears him in the wind." And then David Hume, Dennett's hero, expanded on that in his Natural History of Religion (1755): "We find human faces in the moon, armies in the clouds; and by a natural propensity, if not corrected by experience and reflection, ascribe malice and goodwill to every thing, that hurts or pleases us." Finally, Freud, who, unlike Hume, didn't have to be coy about his atheism, consigned religion en bloc to the category of naive, self-interested thinking in The Future of an Illusion (1927).
Conversation is nothing less than "the feast of reason and the flow of soul," as Alexander Pope wrote (in apparently the only 18th-century quotation on the subject not reprised in this volume.