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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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Murray's English Grammar: Revised, Simplified, and Adapted to the Inductive ...

Lindley Murray, H. T. N. Benedict - English language - 1832 - 192 pages
...insidious foe. Teach them that "Vice is a monster of so frightful mein, That to he hated, needs hut to he seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, , ' We first endure, then pity, then emhrace." Under the full conviction that instruction in morality, temperance, and piety,...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar ...: Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1833 - 196 pages
...see ; That mercy I to others show, That mercy show to me. This day be bread, and peace, my lot: AH else .beneath the sun, Thou know'st if best bestow'd...be seen : Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We 6rst endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm,...
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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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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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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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Impossible Women: Lesbian Figures & American Literature

Valerie Rohy, Professor of English Valerie Rohy, Ph.D. - Literary Criticism - 2000 - 191 pages
...Doubleday, Page, 1 940), 440-41. 49. The passage Phil attempts to quote from Pope's Essay on Man reads: 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. See Alexander Pope, The Poems of Alexander Pope, ed. John Butt (New York:...
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