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POPE. The chief of the catholic religion is so called. He is a temporal prince. He is elected by certain officers called cardinals, and remains in power during life. In the 9th Collation of the Authentics it is declared the bishop of Rome hath the first place of sitting in all assemblies, and the bishop of Constantinople the second. Ridley's View, part 1, chap. 3, sect. 10.
     2. The pope has no political authority in the United States.

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The campaigns that led to the erection of these monuments involved some of the most influential figures within contemporary letters and polite culture, not least Alexander Pope.
Given that Alexander Pope, by Danehill Dancer, is another example of the Danehill-Galileo cross, a sizeable number of Galileo mares are likely to be visiting Danehill-line stallions next season.
As Alexander Pope wrote: "Know then thyself, presume not God to scan The proper study of mankind is man.
Alexander Pope warned, "A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring.
Throughout she analyzes and interprets both well-known authors like Jonathan Swift, Daniel Defoe, and Alexander Pope, and more obscure writers including Aphra Behn, Delariviere Manley, and Bonnell Thornton.
Thus, when we hear racy songs, see suggestive billboards and TV ads, or watch television shows with morally subversive themes and bawdy content, we are unavoidably being conditioned to tolerate and, eventually, embrace vice, that "monster of so fearful mien, as to be feared needs but to be seen" that Alexander Pope warned of.
Within what looks like a bit of fun, people will consider ideas that go back to Rousseau and Alexander Pope.
She knew all the eminent figures of the day, from John Evelyn to Alexander Pope.
Although it has been thought that lines may have been contributed to Timoleon by Alexander Pope,(4) these are probably not the leading candidates.
Alexander Pope and Samuel Richardson aren't half as romantic as Shakespeare.
Shades of Alexander Pope and George Gordon Lord Byron, a novel in verse