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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 Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 546 pages
...plain ; 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. Vice it a monster of to frightful uiiun, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. 220 But where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the north...
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton ...

William Warburton - 1811
...once grown familiar with her, we first suffer, and in time begin to lose the memory of her nature : Vice is a monster of. so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Which necessarily implies an equal ignorance in the G 3 nature nature of virtue....
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The Works of the Right Reverend William Warburton, D.D., Lord ..., Volume 11

William Warburton, Richard Hurd - Theology - 1811 - 446 pages
...once grown tamiliar with her, we first suffer, and in time begin to lose the memory of her nature : Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Which necessarily implies an equal ignorance in the c nature nature of virtue....
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar: ... Designed for the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1812 - 192 pages
...1 see ; That mercy I to others show. That mercy show to me. This day be bread, and peace, my lot : Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm, is equal to the...
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The works of Alexander Pope. With a selection of explanatory notes ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1812 - 350 pages
...? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 215 '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. 220 But where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the north...
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Elegant poems. Pope's Essay on man, Blair's Grave, Gray's Elegy, Goldsmith's ...

Elegant poems - 1814 - 132 pages
...But where the extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed, *sk where's-the North ? at York, 'tis on the Tweed ; Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. 220 In Scotland, at the Orcades; and there, At Greenland, Zembla, or the Lord...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 792 pages
...at our enjoying so many good things, than discontented because there are any which we want. Verse. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm, is equal to the...
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English Exercises, Adapted to Murray's English Grammar

Lindley Murray - English language - 1814 - 308 pages
...All else beneath the sun Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not, And let thy will be done. PARSING. 27 Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm, is equal to the...
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The young woman's companion; or, Female instructor [by J.A. Stewart].

J A. Stewart - 1814 - 798 pages
...them contribute to their high advantage. Verse. Vice is a monster of so frightfnl 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. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm, is equal to the...
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1814 - 454 pages
...line of a couplet generally ends with the rising inflexion, unless the last word be emphatic ; as, Vice is a monster of so frightful mien', As to be hated needs but to be seen1 ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face', We first endure, then pity, then embrace1....
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