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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author - Page 11
by Alexander Pope - 1848
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 Dreading...
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Deutschland, Volumes 2-6

1796
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The philosophy of rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise...sneer ; Willing to wound, || and yet — afraid to strike, . Just hint a fault, || and — hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend,...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801
...rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise;...teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, || and yet—afraid to strike. Just hint a fault, || and—hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...brother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with...rest to sneer: Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift, Thomas Sheridan, John Nichols - 1801
...brother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with...rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous...
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The Works, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803
...brother near the throne ; View Him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with...rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A um'rous...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...; View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...rest to sneer ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike ; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; 205 A tim'rous...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...rival near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, others teach to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - Literary Criticism - 1806
...birth." Vol. vii. p. 300. View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with...rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike ; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; A tim'rous...
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