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Pope, Alexander

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary EnglishPope, AlexanderAlexander PopePope, Al‧ex‧an‧der /ˌælɪɡˈzɑːndə $ -ˈzændər/  (1688–1744) a British poet and satirist whose best known works are The Rape of the Lock and The Dunciad. He is known for his use of the heroic couplet in his poems. He also produced very popular translations of the poems of Homer.
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