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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Alexander Pope (21 May 1688 O.S. – 30 May 1744) was an English poet, translator, and satirist of the Enlightenment era who is considered one of the most prominent English poets of the early 18th century. An exponent of Augustan literature, Pope is best known for his satirical and discursive...

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