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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 Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...? 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 hated, needs but to be seen ; COMMENTARY. one another insensibly in a well-wrought picture, make the harmony and spirit...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 5

Alexander Pope - 1824
...? 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 hated, needs but to be seen ; COMMENTARY. one another insensibly in a well-wrought picture, make the harmony and spirit...
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The Newgate Calendar: Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious ...

Andrew Knapp, William Baldwin - Crime - 1824 - 612 pages
...carrying them to a school of vice and debauchery : Vice U a nunsler of fuch frightful mien, That tu be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft — familiar wnh her face, We first eudure — then pity — then embraíe. For the purposeof understanding more...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 504 pages
...appearance, Plutarch had in his hands all the plays of Aristophanes, which were at least fifty in number. r Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Pope's Essay on Man, ii. 217. I n these he saw more licentiousness than has...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 502 pages
...appearance, Plutarch had in his hands all the plays of Aristophanes, which were at least fifty in number. ' Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Pope's Essay on Man, ii. 217. In these he saw more licentiousness than has...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 500 pages
...appearance, Plutarch had in his hands all the plays of Aristophanes, which were at least fifty in number. ' Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Pope's Essay on Man, ii. 217. In these he saw more licentiousness than has...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 504 pages
...appearance, Plutarch had in his hands all the plays of Aristophanes, which were at least fifty in number. 1 Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Pope's Essay on Man, ii. 217. Fn these he saw more licentiousness than has...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 600 pages
...? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 'Tis to mistake them, eosts the time and pain. Viee <1= then pity, then embraee. But where th' extreme of viee was ne'er agreed : Ask where's the north ? at...
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Conversations on English Grammar: Explaining the Principles and Rules of the ...

Charles M. Ingersoll - English language - 1825 - 296 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,...to be seen : * Yet seen too oft, familiar with her facf , We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If nothing more than purpose in thy power, Thy purpose...
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Parents and wives; or, Inconsistency and mistakes

Sarah Green - 1825 - 732 pages
...sometimes reverse the picture, and find that bad mothers may produce a good offspring; for often " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen;" especially when the naturally virtuous observer is also a victim of vice so unmasked....
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