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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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The works of Samuel Johnson [ed. by F.P. Walesby].

Samuel Johnson - 1825
...appearance, Plutarch had in his hands all the plays of Aristophanes, which were at least fifty in number. ' Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Vet seen too ofi, familiar with her face, We 6rst endure, then pity, then embrace. Pope's...
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Parents and wives; or, Inconsistency and mistakes

Sarah Green - 1825
...sometimes reverse the picture, and find that bad mothers may produce a good offspring; for often " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen;" especially when the naturally virtuous observer is also a victim of vice so unmasked....
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The Complaint: Or Night Thoughts, and the Force of Religion

Edward Young - 1826 - 288 pages
...prerogative to raise A royal tribute from the poorest hours : Immense revenue ! every moment pays. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm is equal to the deed. 90 Who does the best his circumstance allows Does well, acts nobly ; angels could no more. Our outward...
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An Inquiry Into the Moral Character of Lord Byron

James Wright Simmons - Literature - 1826 - 99 pages
...and, we doubt not, by that of almost every other man. (i) Analogy of religion. Part I. Chap. V. (fc) Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. ESSAY...
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English Exercises: Adapted to Murray's English Grammar, Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1826
...lot ; All else beneath the sun,* Thou know'st if best l>f stow'd or not, And let thy will be done. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to he seen : Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If...
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The History of the Church of Christ: Particularly in Its Lutheran ..., Volume 1

John Scott - Church history - 1826
...are in danger of realizing the observation of the poet : Vice is a monster of so foul a mien As, to be hated, needs but to be seen, Yet, seen too oft, familiar with the face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Persecution, it is true, is a crime to which our...
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1826 - 407 pages
...first Une 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 hut to be seen'; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face', We first endure, then pity, then embrace'....
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Captain Rock in London; Or, The Chieftain's Gazette for the Year 1825

Catholics - 1825 - 346 pages
...innocence and virtue.* Well has the poet said, ' Vice is a monster of such frijjhtful mien, Tliut lo be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar will) her fact', At first we pity, and we then embrace.' In the next place, where every thing connected...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading: Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827
...oft (more strong than all) the love of ease. ( ***** Vice is a monster of so frightful mein, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. * * * * * Virtuous and vicious every man must be, Few in th' extreme, but...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 pages
...it were, the flood-gates of every species of vico. "Vice is a monster of so frightful niienj As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." POPE. It is also jrorthy of remark, that among the genteel circles in Charleston,...
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