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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. "
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The Litigation Manual

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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The Company of the Creative: A Christian Reader's Guide to Great Literature ...

David L. Larsen - Religion - 1999 - 639 pages
...See my review of Greidanus in Trinity Journal, fall 1990. 237-39. 7.2.3 POPE, GIANT OF THE AUGUSTANS 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. Alexander Pope Essay on Man, 1.217 Few poets are so quotable as Alexander...
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Impossible Women: Lesbian Figures & American Literature

Valerie Rohy - 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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Student Companion to Ernest Hemingway

Lisa Tyler - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 187 pages
...homophobia. The quotation that Phil half-remembers was taken from Alexander Pope's An Essay on Man; "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, / As, to...too oft, familiar with her face, / We first endure, then pity, then embrace" (II. iii.2 17-20). Pope seems to be saying that while the mere sight of "vice"...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2001 - 636 pages
...become mithridatized at last." In his Essay on Man, Alexander Pope pictures this process more vividly: 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. Greek forms from the root sta include Anastasius; apostle, apostate; apostasy,...
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SoulTsunami: Sink Or Swim in New Millennium Culture

Leonard Sweet - Religion - 2001 - 446 pages
...bloodshed that are as pervasive as they are perverse. And we wonder why we are creating one of Vice is o monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, the most violent cultures ever to occupy planet Earth. Postmoderns may have strong stomachs,...
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The Difference Satire Makes: Rhetoric and Reading from Jonson to Byron

Fredric V. Bogel - Literary Criticism - 2001 - 262 pages
...that it disguises itself. Pope himself says something like this in An Essay on Man when he announces, "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, / As, to be hated, needs but to be seen" (2.217-18). But this couplet, with its optimistic certainty, immediately follows a discussion...
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The Death of the West: How Dying Populations and Immigrant Invasions Imperil ...

Patrick J. Buchanan - Political Science - 2002 - 308 pages
...revolution that scandalized their parents and grandparents, calling to mind the insight 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.49 Only a social counterrevolution or a religious awakening can turn the West...
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Finding the Will of God: A Pagan Notion?

Bruce K. Waltke, Jerry MacGregor - Religion - 2002 - 187 pages
...become dulled to the pain, and evil now rules the day. Alexander Pope expressed the truth this way: 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. Before the 19605 in North America, homosexuality was of frightful mien as...
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The Person of the Therapist

Edward W.L. Smith - Social Science - 2003 - 199 pages
...morality poem, taken from Alexander Pope's An Essay on Man II, to point in the direction of an answer. 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 [Ward edition, 1930, p. 206]. As I ponder this quatrain, the levels of meaning...
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