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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. "
Paradise Lost - Page 181
by John Milton - 1896 - 210 pages
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

Tobias Smollett - English literature - 1805 - 584 pages
...present \ve shall only observe, that these Memoirs are to be read but not studied j for though ' Vice to be hated needs but to be seen,' . ' Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, • We first endure, then pity, then embrace.* • If is unnecessary to eiplain the Front meaning of the vfOiAjriaJ, whca...
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Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803 ...

Pierre Franc M'Callum - Haiti - 1805 - 376 pages
...inclination for that which is evil, that the reformation of them would be more than Herculean labour. Vice, is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Yet soon, too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. POPE. It is in vain...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 408 pages
...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...too oft, familiar with her face, . We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed r Ask where's the North ?...
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A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis: Containing a Detail of the ...

Patrick Colquhoun - Crime - 1806 - 736 pages
...carrying them to a school of vice and debauchery— Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft — familiar with her face, We first endure — then pity — then embrace. For the purpose of understanding more clearly, by what means it is...
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The Rising Sun: A Serio-comic Satiric Romance, Volume 1

Eaton Stannard Barrett - 1807 - 602 pages
...become habit, and habit renders vice familiar, and consequently indifferent, or even pleasing to him : " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." From precept we will now come to example. CHAPTER VI. OIVES AN ACCOUNT OF...
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 542 pages
...This day be bread, and peace, my lot: All else beneath the sun Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not; 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. If nothing more ihan purpose in thv power, Thy purpose firm, is equal to the...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar:: Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808 - 178 pages
...my lot, All else beneath the sun Thou know'sl if best bestow'd or not, • And let thy will be done. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated m.eds bui to be seen ; Yet seen too oil, familiar with her lace, Wr first t.ndure, then pity, then...
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Abridgement of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1809 - 114 pages
...peace, my lot: All else beneath the sun Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not, And let thy will be done. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen : Yet seen tco oft, familiar with her facfc. We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose...
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The Remedy for Duelling: A Sermon, Delivered Before the Presbytery of Long ...

Lyman Beecher - Dueling - 1809 - 62 pages
...did they not consider ? The reasoa is obvious— " Vice is a monster of so frightful mein, " As to be hated needs but to be seen ; " Yet, seen too oft, familiar with her face, ' ' We first endure, then pity, then embrace.* This is precisely our alarming state. We have sunk through all these grades...
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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810 - 536 pages
...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...be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We 6rst endure,' then pity, then embrace. 220 But where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed : Ask...
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