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2l3DnUXTnARw1OK: The proper study of mankind is man. Alexander Pope

JesusBranch: “To err is human, to forgive, divine.” ― Alexander Pope, An Essay On Criticism

erlan_ga: All Discord, Harmony, not understood; All partial Evil, universal Good. (Alexander Pope)

AmalTayar: "All are parts of one stupendous whole" Alexander Pope

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times : my Frucht's or fruit's of Erde or earth superior and inferior, by Pope Alexander fourth business, payment in money U. S. currenty

RickLondonGreen: Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. ~Alexander Pope

yianniseinstein: Girolamo Savonarola ( 21 September 1452 – 23 May 1498) =23-5-May 23rd, 1498 Girolamo Savonarola is burned at the stake in Florence, Italy, on the orders of Pope Alexander VI.

due_mari_: Svač was first mentioned in 1067. in the bull of Pope Alexander II as an episcopal city, although archaeological research conducted in recent times shows that the area of Svač was inhabited very early, in the late 7th or early 8th century.

WorldRespect: “If I am right, Thy grace impart Still in the right to stay; If I am wrong, O, teach my heart To find that better way!” ― Alexander Pope, Moral Essays

notmourino: Aetius was murdered shortly after while Attila marched on Italy where Pope Leo bent his knee. But Historical revisionism from a lot of people (trad larpers). Kinda reminds me of how Indians falsely claim Alexander lost to Porus at the Hydaspes and ran away lol

AliAkbarBadri: "...Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d." Alexander Pope

pos_indonesia: Blessed be he who expects nothing, for he shall never be dissapointed. - Alexander Pope

rjber15: "A man should never be ashamed to own he has been in the wrong, which is but saying, in other words, that he is wiser today than he was yesterday." ~Alexander Pope

Sarmad_Rasheed8: Be not the first by whom the new are tried, Nor the last to lay the old aside. - Alexander Pope (1711), An Essay of Criticism, Part II.

JasonDDavis6: "Some people will never learn anything; because, they understand everything too soon." ~ Alexander Pope

EllyHB: Previous tweet: an excerpt from Circe’s Palace from the Odyssey translated by Alexander Pope (1725), and Circe Offering the Cup to Ulysses by J. W. Waterhouse (1891) Below, making it all just look adorable, Circe and Her Swine by Briton Rivière (1896)

q4landar11: best gameing moment is breaking into the Sistine Chapel in Assassins Creed 2 to find some secret ancient vault and beat the shit out of Pope Alexander VI

catholic_proud: "Teach me to feel another's woe, to hide the fault I see, that mercy I to other's show, that mercy show to me." - Alexander Pope

Dit_kurniawan: Alexander Pope - To err is human; to forgive, divine.

SamiWriting: Once again I am begging people to look up the sources of quotations before using them in fic. It is jarring as hell and wildly inappropriate to use Shakespeare or Alexander Pope quotations in canon-era MDZS fic. If you don't know where a quotation comes from, LOOK IT UP.

LeeAnnHowlettVO: Ode on Solitude : Alexander Pope : Free Download, Borrow, and Streaming : Internet Archive

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times : The Sunday of Pope Alexander fourth, ja, good morning, thank you

katnerystarg: "Lucretia Borgia Reigns in the Vatican in the Absence of Pope Alexander VI" 1908-1914 Frank Cadogan Cowper RA (1877-1958) Oil on canvas London, Tate N02973

little_cthulhuu: "How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd" — Alexander Pope

JohnTristaaaan: "How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd" —Alexander Pope

psychosenxual: How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd; - Alexander Pope, Eloisa to Abelard

AlyssInWnderlnd: The papacy of Pope Alexander VI (although I did write a book about it so that’s probably not much of a surprise).

BestQuote85: A God without dominion, providence, and final causes, is nothing else but fate and nature. -Alexander Pope -God Follow Please

Vitalstatistix1: The Dunciad is a poem  by Alexander Pope (1728). It celebrates a goddess Dulness and her agents as they bring decay, imbecility, and tastelessness to Great Britain. The ass shown here appeared on the title page; he carries a load of boring literature surmounted by an owl.

RickLondonGreen: Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. ~Alexander Pope

BadgerDreaming: whom you may chuse for the Sound of his Name, and put him into the midst of these Adventures: There let him work for twelve books; at the end it being necessary that the conclusion of an Epick Poem be fortunate.’ - ‘Receipt to make an Epick Poem’, Alexander Pope, 1728

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times.... By Pope Alexander fourth business

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times.... By Pope Alexander fourth, business : pip or Same of flowers and basil, pay in money U. S. currency, Times in Times

susanoha: 1709 Samuel Johnson b. Great critic, lexicographer, raconteur. And much more. When MA orals committee chair asked me my great strength I said Johnson. Great weakness? Alexander Pope. During exam LOTS of ?? on Pope. Johnson not mentioned. I'm still angry.

Quotes_734: The most positive men are the most credulous. ,–Alexander Pope

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times.... by Pope Alexander fourth business : ours pip or Same of flowers in Times, payment in money U. S. currency, good good morning

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times.... By Pope Alexander fourth business : ours pip or Same of basil or Basilakum, in Times, pay in money U. S. currency, good good morning to you, thank you Times

LorenaIbague: 'How happy is the blameless vestal's lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray'r accepted, and each wish resign'd'. Alexander pope

jardinsecret888: An obscure and scandalous incident in the history of popes in which “the illegitimate daughter of Pope Alexander VI, Lucrezia Borgia, took his place at a meeting”

AiMecdi: “How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d” ~ Alexander Pope - Eloisa To Abelard

Dit_kurniawan: Alexander Pope - To err is human; to forgive, divine.

weirdkipedia: The Banquet of Chestnuts (or Ballet of Chestnuts) was a fête in Rome, and particularly a supper purportedly held in the Papal Palace by former Cardinal Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI on 30 October 1501.

asombrada_muy: "For Fools rush in where Angels fear to tread". (Alexander Pope, 1711)

NicolsAHiguera: It's curious that pope Alexander VI had a jew physician as a private physician.

feedthehuman: FOOLS RUSH IN WHERE ANGELS FEAR TO TREAD ALEXANDER POPE

MatheasMarcel2: All are but parts of one stupendous whole, Whose body Nature is, & God the soul. -Alexander Pope, 1734

crasspants: "To err is human; to forgive, divine." -Alexander Pope on dropping the combo

SunnyJ_Tarot: “Histories are more full of examples of the fidelity of dogs than of friends.” – Alexander Pope

J_F_Alexander: Statement on climate change by Archbishop of Canterbury, Pope Francis and Ecumenical Patriarch – Episcopal News Service

luqmanitsnan: We make our fortunes, and we call them fate. – Alexander Pope

WisdomAndSkill: Pope Alexander VIII born Pietro Vito Ottoboni, was head of the Catholic Church and ruler of the Papal States from 6 October 1689 to his death in 1691. He is to date the last pope to take the pontifical name of "Alexander" upon his election to the papacy.

failedfounders: A little learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: There shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely Sobers us again. - An Essay on Criticism by Pope Alexander

HistoryOfLies: On this day in 1410, Chinese Pope Alexander the Great declared independence from the Gothic empire after victory at the Battle of Agincourt.

ZolbarSakusun: Alexander Pope said that the proper study of mankind is man. the proper food of mankind is also man

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times.... The food by Pope Alexander fourth : salad of cauliflower or Blumunkohl with Speck of pork, Haferflocken toasted, inferior wasser mit winerose

ElsieSnuffin: "Never find fault with the absent." ~ Alexander Pope

danwaterfield: here it is, critical are Thomas Hearne and Alexander Pope being a snarky git about him.

MThomasAndersen: Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen to oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. ~ Alexander Pope

VishweshvarDev: Thanks to his father – who became Pope Alexander VI in 1471 – Cesare was made a bishop at the age of 15 and a cardinal at the age of 18. At this point in history the Pope directly ruled over a kingdom that dominated central Italy from its capital of Rome. [pic-Pope Alexander VI]

VishweshvarDev: Jesus was previously depicted as appearing non-European because he was Jewish, which did not sit well with the Pope at the time. So in order to create a more “European-looking” Jesus Pope Alexander VI commissioned new paintings using his illegitimate son Cesare as their model.

penn1892: Pope Nicholas V's Dum Diversas (1452)+Pope Alexander VI's Inter Caetera (1493) -- * Church authorized the perpetual enslavement of Africans & the seizure of "non-Christian" lands. * Morally sanctioned development of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. [Bh650]

Harbinger0fD00M: With the church being so focused on politics rather than God or their adherents, such examples as Pope Alexander VI, Pope Leo X and Pope Benedict IX, will serve them well as they try to focus on the political rather than ecumenical.

HRConfes: "Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame" -- Alexander Pope

favourcodes: A little Learning is a dangerous thing; Drink deep, or taste not the Pierian Spring — Lines 215-216, Part II of An Essay on Criticism by Alexander Pope.

incunabula: The original donor of the library was Francesco Todeschini (1439-1503) who wished to create a monument to his uncle Enea Silvio Piccolomini who served as Pope Pius II from 1458 to 1464. In 1503 Francesco himself succeeded Pope Alexander VI as Pius III but died just 26 days later.

ItsJust_Robbiey: Khandi Alexander was brilliant as Mama Pope. Whew

adritamamengka: In prayer. be taking place to be committed. Tell me about a bet, remember, and Application form Alexander Pope's translation of the box but living outside it. What NN1 CCC CC BHR

BelindaGreb: Hope springs eternal in the human breast - Alexander Pope

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times : recipe.... Beet or Man-gold in salad wiht oil, salt, vinegar, pepper, Knob-lauch, Haferflocken and inferior wasser mit Sauer-Kirsche... Food by Pope Alexander fourth, thank you

Dit_kurniawan: Alexander Pope - To err is human; to forgive, divine.

JDGNhavira: Of all causes that conspire to blind Man's erring judgment, and misguide the mind, What the weak head with strongest bias rules, Is pride, the never-failing vice of fools. -Alexander Pope

RickLondonGreen: You purchase pain with all that joy can give, and die of nothing but a rage to live. ~Alexander Pope

LodiTiziana: The Alexandria Times.... The food by Pope Alexander fourth : one cauliflower or Blumunkohl in salad, infarior wasser

milcahnjeri9: “A little learning is a dangerous thing; drink deep, or taste not the Pierian spring: there shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, and drinking largely sobers us again.” Alexander Pope Quite accurate considering the 'violence n chaos' in them streets.

indrajit: White 'scholars' like you with ambitions of being the “voice” for India in the West would be well advised to cultivate a sense of humility and a genuine desire to learn -outside of the classroom. As Alexander Pope wrote, “A little learning is a dangerous thing.”

ZenQuotesIO: "Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." - Alexander Pope

DanRodricks: Though ill for much of his life, and known as a satirist, Alexander Pope is perhaps best remembered for three words about the human tendency toward optimism: “Hope springs eternal.” But Pope was never an Orioles fan.

rayatest: this song is just really depressed, reminds me of pope alexander pretty sure its the first crywank song with a feature and its nice that its a good one

NicolsAHiguera: The life of Pope Alexander VI would be a excellent plot of a novel.

Ciku_Yegon: My toxic trait is I tend to blubber when I'm talking about things I love and that fascinate me. Now I'm here sending a 7 minute VN in my batman voice about Pope Alexander VI and 13th-17th century European monarchs.

RobOtto52688725: Pride, the never failing vice of fools. - Alexander Pope

harkov311: He feels defeated because he couldn't nail down the exact date of the name, but as a person with a history degree the part I found most interesting was the number of people who keep citing Hearne despite both Alexander Pope and J. Horace Round saying he was a bad source

feyxuan: I need. Alexander pope verse homer to come in and soothe my sorrows

RafaelaGomes_13: I just become aware that today is Cesare Borgia's Birthday. Son of Pope Alexander VI, he was a cardinal, Duke of Valentinois, and the inspiration for Machiavelli's work, one of my favourites, the Prince, due to his fierce fights for power. (1475 – 1507)

vncynnt: Good Morning have a nice day ahead. ❤️ “Blessed is the man who expects nothing, for he shall never be disappointed.” — Alexander Pope

ToiletGuru: Cesare Borgia, born OTD in 1475, was a major inspiration for The Prince by Machiavelli; he was the son of Pope Alexander VI and his long-term mistress Vannozza dei Cattanei

I_M_DRS: Just imagining great heavenly baseball stories by “Pope” Paul Owens, Dallas Green,Hugh Alexander,John Vuckovich,Ruben Amaro Sr, Danny Ozark, Tony Taylor, Dick Allen,Tug McGraw, Ramon Aviles, Jay Johnstone (prolly w/ a prank), & Harry & Whitey - all welcoming Ruly Carpenter home.

LifeCoachMary: 'Life is not a problem to be solved but a mystery to be lived' - Alexander Pope

Dit_kurniawan: Alexander Pope - To err is human; to forgive, divine.

SlothSherman: “How happy is the blameless vestal’s lot! The world forgetting, by the world forgot. Eternal sunshine of the spotless mind! Each pray’r accepted, and each wish resign’d ..” - Alexander Pope

DrHelenClark1: 'I am his highness' goose at Kew. Pray tell me sir, whose goose are you?' (with apologies to Alexander Pope)

_ytricia: Hope springs eternal in the human breast: Man never is, but always To be Blest. -Alexander Pope KYLE ECHARRI TSPBounceEp5

PeterPrickett: A Little Learning - Alexander Pope

GuyAirline: Fools rush in where angels fear to tread. - Alexander Pope

jaguaro_cr: Maybe it’s Alexander Pope

JDGNhavira: It is not strength, but art obtains the prize. And to be swift is less than to be wise. -Alexander Pope

maispourquoi31: Sublime !!

weirdkipedia: The Banquet of Chestnuts (or Ballet of Chestnuts) was a fête in Rome, and particularly a supper purportedly held in the Papal Palace by former Cardinal Cesare Borgia, son of Pope Alexander VI on 30 October 1501.

EllenDibble: BTW, after camels and horses making nomads mobile, we now have cars and planes, which not only nomadify us but let us return to our settlements as desired. Was it Alexander Pope said, "Drink deep or touch not the Pierian spring" 6/x

RickLondonGreen: Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. ~Alexander Pope



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