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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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Murray's English Grammar Simplified: Designed to Facilitate the Study of the ...

Allen Fisk - English language - 1822 - 176 pages
...are dresl╗ And diamonds glitter on an anxious breast' 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. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose firm is equal to the...
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The scrinium

Rebecca Edridge - 1822 - 758 pages
...pest to society as those punishable persons, who go about committing actual mischief. Pope says, " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen." There is however a possibility so to varnish the frightfulness of vice, that she shall...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1823 - 406 pages
...to it, but in a higher tone of voice than the same slide in the last line of the couplet. EXAMPLE. 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. But where th' extreme of vice was ne'er agreed ; Ask where's the north, at...
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SabŠan Researches, in a Series of Essays ... on the Engraved Hieroglyphics ...

John Landseer - Babylonia - 1823 - 430 pages
...nor in fact, am 1 certain, that mere misgiving is not here flowing from my pen. It may be true that " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, " As to be hated needs but to be seen .•" But we cannot with similar reliance upon the word of a poet, trust Astronomical monuments...
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar: With an Appendix, Containing ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823 - 94 pages
...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 : "Vet seźn too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace....
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English exercises, adapted to the grammar lately published by L. Murray ...

Lindley Murray - 1823 - 236 pages
...peace, my lot i 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 hut to be seen: Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace....
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Abridgment of English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ...

Lindley Murray - English language - 1823 - 116 pages
...not, And let thy will be done. Vice is a monster of so frightful mem, As, to he hated, needs but to he seen : ' Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face. We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy powet. Thy purpose firm, is equal to the...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 1062 pages
...white ? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 'Tie to mistake them, costs the time and pam. alth ! with all thy store, How dar'st thou let one...new-built churches round thee fall ? Make keys, bui then pity, then embrace. Bnt where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the north ?...
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The Moral Instructor, and Guide to Virtue: Being a Compendium of Moral ...

Jesse Torrey - Ethics - 1824 - 308 pages
...white? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain; 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. 21 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 ; Ask where's the North? at...
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Lectures on the Philosophy of the Human Mind, Volume 2

Thomas Brown - Philosophy - 1824 - 488 pages
...can be more just, than the picture of this sad progress, described in the well known lines of Pope: " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...seen ; Yet, seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first enHur*, then pity, then embrace. "• In the slow progress of some insidious disease, which...
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