An eighteenth-century English poet known for his satiric wit and insistence on the values of classicism in literature: balance, symmetry, and restraint. His best-known poems are “The Rape of the Lock,” “An Essay on Criticism,” and “An Essay on Man.”
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How to use Pope, Alexander in a sentence
In 1492, Rodrigo bribed 17 of 22 cardinals to vote him into the papacy and became Pope Alexander IV.
A bull exactly similar to the above appears to have been issued by Pope Alexander, on the seventh id.The History of the Knights Templars, the Temple Church, and the Temple | Charles G. Addison
The emperor promises to keep peace faithfully with pope Alexander and his successors and with the whole Roman church.A Source Book for Mediaeval History | Oliver J. Thatcher
A letter of remonstrance was, in the name of the principal Moravian nobles, addressed to Pope Alexander.A History of Bohemian Literature | Count Ltzow
Becket's messengers, before the reception of Henry's ambassadors by Pope Alexander, had been admitted to a private interview.Life of Thomas Becket | Henry Hart Milman
The address of the English prelates to Pope Alexander was more moderate, and drawn with great ability.Life of Thomas Becket | Henry Hart Milman