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" Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. "
English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ... - Page 27
by Lindley Murray - 1812 - 192 pages
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1814 - 407 pages
...line of a couplet generally ends with the rising inflexion, unless the last word be emphatic ; as, Vice is a monster of so frightful mien', As to be hated needs but to be seen1 ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face', We first endure, then pity, then embrace1....
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Edinburgh Fugitive Pieces: With Letters Containing a Comparative View of the ...

William Creech - Edinburgh (Scotland) - 1815 - 372 pages
...case, how many evils do we avoid ? Pope says, Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be bated, needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. By reminding her of the ridiculous figure she frequently observes talking...
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A Portraiture of Domestic Slavery, in the United States: With Reflections on ...

Jesse Torrey - Africa, West - 1817 - 94 pages
...slavery might be substituted in lieu of the word vice, in Pope's admirable stanza ? thus : Slavery is " monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated, needs...seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure — then pity — then embrace." t On the ensuing day, having persevered in endeavors to secure the...
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An Inquiry, Whether Crime and Misery are Produced Or Prevented, by Our ...

Sir Thomas Fowell Buxton - Prison discipline - 1818 - 141 pages
...and gradual advance. 'f Nemo repentefuit turpissimus. Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace — are the results of ancient and modern experience. Let us suppose, then,...
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The Methodist Magazine

Methodist Church - 1879
...the friendless and the weak, we are not only a long way from justice, but from republican liberty. " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien As, to be hated needs but to be seen." But how can we hate it if we cannot see it? Or, if we wink at it or apologize for it,...
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Principles of Elocution: Containing Numerous Rules, Observations, and ...

Thomas Ewing - Elocution - 1819 - 436 pages
...white ? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But where the Extreme of Vice, was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the North ?...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1819 - 108 pages
...AP, to be hated, needs but to be seen : YetsCen too oft, familiar with her face, \Ve first tndure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose...thy power, . Thy purpose firm, is equal to the deed : V ho does the best Us circumstance allows, Uoes well, acts nobly ; angels could no more. In faith...
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Volume 7

Charities - 1819
...gradual advance — Nemo repentefuit turpissimui — Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace— .are the results of ancient and modern experience. " Let us suppose, then,...
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The Works: With Memoirs of His Life and Writings by Robert Anderson, Volume 6

John Moore - 1820
...respecting vice in general is pecu.r Jiarly true when applied to scenes of cruelty : Which to be hated need but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her...face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If, then, a good government is one of the most powerful engines for precluding national vice and promoting...
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Edward; various views of human nature, chiefly in England

John Moore, Robert Anderson - English literature - 1820
...respecting vice in general is peculiarly true when applied to scenes of cruelty : Which to be hated need but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pily, then embrace. If, then, a good government is one of the most powerful engines for precluding...
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