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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... "
The Poetical Works - Page 108
by Alexander Pope - 1828
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 536 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 with...flatterers besieged, And so obliging that he ne'er obligea ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause ; While wits...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 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 with...A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools ; by flatterers besieged, And so obliging that he ne'er obliged ; Like Cato, give his little...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 600 pages
...eaus'd himself to rise ; Daum with faint praise, assent with eivil kit, And, without sneering, teaeh ten eheese ; And whieh are next of kin to those Engender'd in a ehandler's nose ; " reserv'd to blame, or to eommend, A timorous foe, and a suspieious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope ...: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1826 - 396 pages
...brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused servi lie ne'er obliged ; Like Cato, give his little senate laws, And sit attentive to his own applause |...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 768 pages
...declare it in express terms. Hints are thrown out ; they are frequently characterized as broken ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. POPE. Suggestions are offered ; they are frequently termed idle or ill-grounded ; We must suggest to...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - Eloquence - 1826 - 320 pages
...Aer ; tike : • tope, bamn with faint praise. H assent with civil leer, And without sneenOK tench the rest to sneer, Willing to wound, [| and— yet afraid to strike, Just hrnt a fault, || and— hesitate dislike ; Alikf resolved to hlame, or to commend, A timorous foe,...
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The Common School Manual: A Regular and Connected Course of Elementary ...

Montgomery Robert Bartlett - Education - 1828 - 426 pages
...eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise, Blame with faint praise, assent with evil ear, ! And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer, Willing...strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike resolved to blame or recommend, A timerous foe, and a suspicious friend. Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 414 pages
...throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 5 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, ....rest to sneer ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, 16* Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1828 - 418 pages
...View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, , And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 5 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without Sneering te'ach the rest to sneer ; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislfke ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe,...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of ..., Volumes 1-2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1829 - 718 pages
...View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise : Blame with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without...rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike ; .Tost hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike resolv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous...
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