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" Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike... "
Satires and Epistles - Page 30
by Alexander Pope - 1872 - 164 pages
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796 - 480 pages
...fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires, Bless'd with each talent and each art to please, 195 And born to write, converse, and live with ease ;...dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besiea''d, And so obliging that he ne'er cblig'd; Like Cato,...
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Bell's Edition: The Poets of Great Britain Complete from Chaucer to ...

English poetry - 1796 - 500 pages
...View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes. And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 20* Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 Dreading ev'a foals, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging that he ne'er oblig'd ; Like Cato,...
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Deutschland, Volumes 2-6

1796 - 762 pages
...^тафе/ erinnec» íe ein greunö an bie iöetfe im 'Prolog ju ^)ope'¿ (Satiren: Damn with bint praise, assent with civil leer, And without Sneering...rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, bit hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. ЗПап nennt iejt oOgemriit аи 23erfofJ«t 6e<...
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The Monthly Magazine, Volume 35

Art - 1813 - 682 pages
...is concealed from others. The hinter slinns responsibility ; the suggester claims gratitute. Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. Pope. We must suggest to the people ¡в what hatred He still hath held them. Sliaktipeure. To intimate...
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History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 496 pages
...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 civil leer, And...A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend: Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Who, if two wits on rival...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D., Dean of St. Patrick's ..., Volume 17

Jonathan Swift - 1801 - 498 pages
...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 civil leer, And...A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend: Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd ; Who, if two wits on rival...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 404 pages
...throne, View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, |) assent with civil leer,...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, Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1803 - 434 pages
...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 civil leer, And...dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A um'rous foe, and a suspicious friend : Dreading c'cn fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 190 pages
...fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires, Bless'd with each talent and each art to please, 195 And born to write, converse, and live with ease ;...hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; 205 A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools ; by flatterers besieg'd, And so...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 230 pages
...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,...A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools ; by flatterers besieg'd ; And so obliging, that he ne'er obligM. Like Cato give his little...
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