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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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Essays on interesting and useful subjects, with a few introductory remarks ...

E. Johnson - 1830 - 270 pages
...fugere, et sapientia prima Stultitia caruisse *. • 6th RULE. For it has been most truly said— " 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." POPE. 7th RULE. To enumerate the various shapes in which temptation assails...
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The Imperial Magazine, Or, Compendium of Religious, Moral ..., Volume 12

1830
...guilty," to each individual charge. Evil-speaking — " — 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." But, unhappily, 'the consequences and issues to which it tends, being but...
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 10; Volume 21

Methodist Church - 1839 - 512 pages
...struck him with almost insupportable horror. " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien As, to be haied, needs but to be seen ; Yet, seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." Look for the good, the wealthy, the influential among our commercial citizens...
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The Underworld Sewer: A Prostitute Reflects on Life in the Trade, 1871-1909

Josie Washburn - Social Science - 1997 - 376 pages
...number of criminal assaults, houses of that character are greater in proportion. "Evil begets evil." "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." The Hold-Up For twelve years I was a matron of a public house in Lincoln,...
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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Families

Stephen R. Covey - Family & Relationships - 1998 - 406 pages
...zone — even though they're literally killing us and our families. In the words of Alexander Pope: 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.1'' It's a process of gradual desensitization. And this is exactly what happens...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 686 pages
...Fixed like a plant on his peculiar spot, To draw nutritlon, propagate, and rot. 8901 An Essay on Man ns, incontestably, are the sunshine: then pity, then embrace. 8902 An Essay on Man The learn'd is happy nature to explore, The fool is happy...
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Hemingway's Fetishism: Psychoanalysis and the Mirror of Manhood

Carl P. Eby - Literary Criticism - 1999 - 386 pages
...complete quote ironically prefigures his change of heart and eventual attraction to his wife's affair: "Vice is a Monster of so frightful mien, / As, to...too oft, familiar with her Face, / We first endure, then pity, then embrace.") But Phil's wife complains, "Let's not say vice. . . . That's not very polite."...
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The Columbia Reader on Lesbians and Gay Men in Media, Society, and Politics

Larry P. Gross, James D. Woods - Social Science - 1999 - 690 pages
...society is, we fear, progressing precisely in the manner given poetic expression by Alexander Pope: 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. To endure (tolerance), to pity (compassion), to embrace (affirmation): that...
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Journal, Volume 5, Issue 2

New York Social Hygiene Society - Prostitution - 1914
...Prof. Frank D. Watson George L. Meylan, MD THE DRAMA AS AN INSTRUMENT OF SEX EDUCATION JOYCE KILMEK "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." This, ladies and gentlemen, is platitude. That is, it is a perfect expression...
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The Litigation Manual: Trial

John G. Koeltl - Law - 1999 - 804 pages
...of Alexander Pope, when he said to such as you and me: Vice is a monster of such hideous 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. It is precisely what has taken place here. These young government agents have...
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