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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... "
History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry - Page 419
by Jonathan Swift - 1801
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 77-78

John Bell - English poetry - 1796 - 480 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...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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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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric, Volume 2

George Campbell - English language - 1801 - 404 pages
...brother near the throne, View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, |) assent...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
...How would they fume, and stamp, and roar and chafe 1 How would they swear net CONGEEVE'S J self wat safe! Peace to all such ! but were there one whose...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
...; 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...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
...rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no rival near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise...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 - 1806 - 464 pages
...other offspring of wit in their birth." Vol. jrii. p. 300. View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes. And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise...dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; A t , in'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd; And so obliging,...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806 - 440 pages
...other offspring of wit in thqir birth," Vol. »li. p. 300. View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise...rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike j Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; A tim'rous...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 474 pages
...rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne ; View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise...dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools; by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging...
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