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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: Consisting of Exercises in Parsing, Instances of False ... - Page 38
by Lindley Murray - 1847
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...once grown familiar with her, we first suffer, and in time begin to lose the memory of her nature : Vice is a monster of. so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Which necessarily implies an equal ignorance in the G 3 nature nature of virtue....
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811
...once grown tamiliar with her, we first suffer, and in time begin to lose the memory of her nature : Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Which necessarily implies an equal ignorance in the c nature nature of virtue....
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812
...? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 215 '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. 220 But where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the north...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814
...But where the extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed, *sk where's-the North ? at York, 'tis on the Tweed ; Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. 220 In Scotland, at the Orcades; and there, At Greenland, Zembla, or the Lord...
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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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