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"Never find fault with the absent." Alexander Pope
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"Let sinful bachelors their woes deplore; full well they merit all they feel, and more: unaw by precepts, human or divine, like birds and beasts, promiscuously they join." Alexander Pope
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"Behold the child, by Nature's kindly law pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw." Alexander Pope
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"The scripture in times of disputes is like an open town in times of war, which serves in differently the occasions of both parties." Alexander Pope
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"How prone to doubt, how cautious are the wise!" Alexander Pope
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"A wit with dunces, and a dunce with wits." Alexander Pope
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"Trust not yourself, but your defects to know, make use of every friend and every foe." Alexander Pope
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"Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God." Alexander Pope
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"But blind to former as to future fate, what mortal knows his pre-existent state?" Alexander Pope
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"Why has not man a microscopic eye? For the plain reason man is not a fly." Alexander Pope
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"I was not born for courts and great affairs, but I pay my debts, believe and say my prayers." Alexander Pope
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"What's fame? a fancy'd life in other's breath. A thing beyond us, even before our death." Alexander Pope
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"For Forms of Government let fools contest; whatever is best administered is best." Alexander Pope
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"To observations which ourselves we make, we grow more partial for th' observer's sake." Alexander Pope
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"Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor yet the last to lay the old aside." Alexander Pope
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"For modes of faith let graceless zealots fight, His can't be wrong whose life is in the right." Alexander Pope
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"Health consists with temperance alone." Alexander Pope
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"Know then thyself, presume not God to scan; The proper study of mankind is man." Alexander Pope
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"To be angry is to revenge the faults of others upon ourselves." Alexander Pope
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"Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends." Alexander Pope
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"And all who told it added something new, and all who heard it, made enlargements too." Alexander Pope
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Birth: 1910-10-14 Death: 2010-06-10

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