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A regionally popular term for a physician or researcher who is regarded by his peers as the ultimate expert—the ‘pope’—on a particular subject


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Q. Dear Doctors,I had cyst in my left ovary and poped it off,after that I have a small pain every day. in HSG everything was OK.my Pop smir is ok and in histroscopy every thing was ok. would you please ask me why I have this pain?

A. as Ann already mentioned - this is a good place to get good advises, not diagnosis... my advise to you is to ask the gyno how long there should be pain after the surgery. i'm sure it take couple of days minimum but i would ask him about it. if there's something wrong he'll know what to do.
sorry i can't help more...

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30) Her friend Alexander Pope had much to say about arranged marriages, perhaps most pertinently in the poem To a young lady, with the works of Voiture, written in 171: and addressed to Teresa Blount, who was confined by `Custom, grown blind with Age'.
26) But unfortunately, and ironically, for Pope, by 1738 no British writer seems freer with the Bible than Alexander Pope.
36) Although no positive confirmation of this attribution is possible--indeed such an identification should be held as doubtful without any further supporting evidence--it seems certain that at least one member of the Somerset circle believed the following satirical lines, including a punning reference to Pope's own name and glances at the scandal surrounding the 'South Sea Bubble', to be from the pen of Alexander Pope himself:(37)
Guerinot, Pamphlet Attacks on Alexander Pope 1711-1744 (New York: New York UP, 1969).
So wrote Alexander Pope in an effort to explain the role of art in our lives.
1728; revised 1729, 1742, 1743) The " dunce - epic, " a satire in heroic couplets by Alexander Pope.
Other cases involve Alexander Pope, Harriet Beecher Stowe, J.
The remaining papers examine subjects, rather than methods of study, describing topics that include the Catholic loyalties of Alexander Pope, Jonathan Edwards' metaphors of sin in Indian country, and Diderot's La Religieuse as an evangelical novel.
Aidan O'Brien has St James's Palace Stakes runner-up Zoffany in the EUR400,000 event, together with Alexander Pope.
Aidan o'Brien has enjoyed a mixed week, but will have high hopes for both Alexander Pope, winner of the Curragh's gallinule Stakes last time, in the King Edward VII Stakes and Regent Street in the Queen's Vase.
The winner's stablemate Alexander Pope was the same distance away in third.
It was not long before the precocious black child was writing and publishing poetry clearly reflecting the influence of such literary giants as Alexander Pope and John Milton.