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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. "
The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture - Page 2063
edited by - 1918
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 3i'5 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. V. 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. 210 But where the extremes of vice was ne'er agreed : Ask Where's the north...
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An essay on man. Cornish ed

Alexander Pope - 1798
...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 hated, needs but to be seen; Tet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But...
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The critical and miscellaneous prose works of John Dryden, now first ...

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - History - 1800
...as the person whom Pope had in view in the second of the following lines,—ON THE USE OF RICHES : " But thousands die, without or this or that, " Die, and endow a college, or a tat" Sir David Dalrymple, (Lord Hailes,) being laudably concerned for the honour of his countrywoman,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Rhetoric - 1801 - 392 pages
...tone ef voice than the same slide in the last line of the couplet. is a monster of so frightful As .to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar...face, \ We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But where the extreme of vice was ne'er agreed; Ask where's the North, at York 'tis on the Tweed : No creature...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: The speech of John ...

John Dickinson - Constitutions - 1801
...applicable to vice in politics, as to vice in ethics. " Vice is a monster of so horrid mien, *' As to be hated, needs but to be seen ; ** Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, " We first endure, then/tfVjy, then embrace.'.' When an act injurious to freedom has been once done, and the people bear...
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The Port Folio

Joseph Dennie, Asbury Dickins - Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...abhorrence and detestation they would otherwise excite. " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen — Yet, seen too oft, familiar with its face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." And by suppressing the praises due to virtue,...
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Mooriana: Or, Selections from the Moral, Philosophical, and ..., Volume 1

John Moore, Francis Prévost, Francis William Blagdon - Scottish literature - 1803
...vice in general, is peculiarly true when applied to scenes of cruelty : — " Which to be hated, need but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." ENNUI. Or all the contrivances to exclude this intruding demon from the mind...
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Mooriana: or, Selections from the works of J. Moore, illustr. by notes, by F ...

John Moore - 1803
...general, is peculiarly true when applied to scenes of cruelty : — " Which to be hated, need but too be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." ENNUI. OF all the contrivances to exclude this intruding demon from the mind...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope: with his last corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Warburton (Bp. of Gloucester), Colley Cibber - 1804 - 754 pages
...Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 215 "Pis to mistake them costs the time and pain. V. 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. 220 But where th' extreme of vice was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the North...
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