Today is the birthday of Alexander Pope (1688 – 1744). He was an 18th-century English poet, best known for his satirical verse and for his translation of Homer. Famous for his use of the heroic couplet, he is the third-most frequently quoted writer in The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations, after Shakespeare and Tennyson. Learn more about Alexander Pope and read his poems: www.poemhunter.co... Happy Birthday Alexander Pope!