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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 Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1830 - 300 pages
...white? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain; 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. 21 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 th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed.; Ask where's the North? at...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 12

1830
...guilty," to each individual charge. Evil-speaking — " — Is a monster of such frightful mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." But, unhappily, 'the consequences and issues to which it tends, being but...
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The Irish Law Times and Solicitors' Journal, Volume 6

Law - 1872
...undertook the defence of the system which they had before condemned. In the language of Pope :— " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, " As to be...too oft, familiar with her face, " We first endure, then pity, then embrace." ("Hear," and a laugh.) He intended this measure as a supplement to Lord O'Hagan'a...
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Stephen R. Covey - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 390 pages
...zone — even though they're literally killing us and our families. In the words of Alexander Pope: Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.1'' It's a process of gradual desensitization. And this is exactly what happens...
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The Underworld Sewer: A Prostitute Reflects on Life in the Trade, 1871-1909

Josie Washburn - Social Science - 1997 - 342 pages
...number of criminal assaults, houses of that character are greater in proportion. "Evil begets evil." "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." The Hold-Up For twelve years I was a matron of a public house in Lincoln,...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutritlon, propagate, and rot. 8901 An Essay on Man ns, incontestably, are the sunshine: then pity, then embrace. 8902 An Essay on Man The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy...
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The Columbia Reader on Lesbians and Gay Men in Media, Society, and Politics

Larry P. Gross, James D. Woods - Social Science - 1999 - 665 pages
...society is, we fear, progressing precisely in the manner given poetic expression by Alexander Pope: Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. To endure (tolerance), to pity (compassion), to embrace (affirmation): that...
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Hemingway's Fetishism: Psychoanalysis and the Mirror of Manhood

Carl P. Eby - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 366 pages
...complete quote ironically prefigures his change of heart and eventual attraction to his wife's affair: "Vice is a Monster of so frightful mien, / As, to...too oft, familiar with her Face, / We first endure, then pity, then embrace.") But Phil's wife complains, "Let's not say vice. . . . That's not very polite."...
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Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2

New York Social Hygiene Society - Prostitution - 1914
...Prof. Frank D. Watson George L. Meylan, MD THE DRAMA AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SEX EDUCATION JOYCE KILMEK "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." This, ladies and gentlemen, is platitude. That is, it is a perfect expression...
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The Litigation Manual, Volume 1; Volume 9

John G. Koeltl, John S. Kiernan - Civil procedure - 1999 - 2224 pages
...of Alexander Pope, when he said to such as you and me: 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. It is precisely what has taken place here. These young government agents have...
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