Alexander Pope Quotes About Poetry

Quotes about: Poetry
  • Truth shines the brighter, clad in verse.

    Jonathan Swift, John Arbuthnot, Alexander Pope, John Gay (1742). “Miscellanies. In Four Volumes”, p.212
  • Pretty conceptions, fine metaphors, glittering expressions, and something of a neat cast of verse are properly the dress, gems, or loose ornaments of poetry.

    Alexander Pope (1806). “The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq. In Verse and Prose: Containing the Principal Notes of Drs. Warburton and Warton: Illustrations, and Critical and Explanatory Remarks, by Johnson, Wakefield, A. Chalmers, F.S.A. and Others. To which are Added, Now First Published, Some Original Letters, with Additional Observations, and Memoirs of the Life of the Author”, p.151

Alexander Pope

  • Born: May 21, 1688
  • Died: May 30, 1744
  • Occupation: Poet
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