Alexander Pope: Fools rush in..

Portrait of Alexander Pope, oil on canvas.

Portrait of Alexander Pope, oil on canvas. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

“Fools rush in where angels fear to tread.”

Alexander Pope

May 21, 1688: English poet and translator Alexander Pope was born in London, 325 years ago today. Though he made his living on popular translations of the Iliad and the Odyssey, it is his satirical quips that live on today.

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21/05/2013 · 21:46

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