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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 British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825 - 460 pages
...white ? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 'Tis to mistake them costs the time and pain. 5. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to he seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, . We first endure, then pity, then embrace....
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D.: Miscellaneous pieces

Samuel Johnson - 1825 - 476 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 hated, needs but to be seen ; Vet seen too ofi, familiar with her face, We 6rst endure, then pity, then embrace. Pope's...
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English Exercises: Adapted to Murray's English Grammar, Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 184 pages
...ray 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...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, Consisting of ...

Lindley Murray - 1826 - 190 pages
...lot ; All else beneath the sun,* Thou know'st if best l>f stow'd or not, And let thy will be done. Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to he seen : Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. If...
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An Inquiry Into the Moral Character of Lord Byron

James Wright Simmons - Literature - 1826 - 136 pages
...and, we doubt not, by that of almost every other man. (i) Analogy of religion. Part I. Chap. V. (fc) Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. ESSAY...
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The History of the Church of Christ: Particularly in Its Lutheran ..., Volume 1

John Scott - Church history - 1826 - 638 pages
...are in danger of realizing the observation of the poet : Vice is a monster of so foul a mien As, to be hated, needs but to be seen, Yet, seen too oft, familiar with the face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. Persecution, it is true, is a crime to which our...
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A General Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English Language: To ...

George Fulton - English language - 1826 - 407 pages
...first Une 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 hut to be seen'; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face', We first endure, then pity, then embrace'....
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Captain Rock in London; Or, The Chieftain's Gazette for the Year 1825

Catholics - 1825 - 362 pages
...innocence and virtue.* Well has the poet said, ' Vice is a monster of such frijjhtful mien, Tliut lo be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar will) her fact', At first we pity, and we then embrace.' In the next place, where every thing connected...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Cooking - 1827 - 872 pages
...it were, the flood-gates of every species of vico. "Vice is a monster of so frightful niienj As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." POPE. It is also jrorthy of remark, that among the genteel circles in Charleston,...
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Much Instruction from Little Reading, Or, Extracts from Some of the Most ...

Anthologies - 1827 - 290 pages
...oft (more strong than all) the love of ease. ( ***** 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. * * * * * Virtuous and vicious every man must be, Few in th' extreme, but...
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