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" Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike... "
History of John Bull. Essays. Poetry - Página 417
por Jonathan Swift - 1801
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The Pleasure of Poetry: Reading and Enjoying British Poetry from Donne to Burns

Nicolas H. Nelson - 2006 - 267 páginas
...brother near the throne; View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike (198-204) Addison could, in other words, undermine his rivals indirectly and without appearing that...
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The Yale Book of Quotations

Fred R. Shapiro, Associate Librarian and Lecturer in Legal Research Fred R Shapiro - 2006 - 1067 páginas
...friend, not To help me through this long disease, my life. "An Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" 1. 131 (1735) 32 1; Lyndon Johnson 5; Lyndon Johnson 6; Lyndon Johnson...statesman, 1757-1804 1 The sacred rights of mankind are not 33 Satire or sense, alas! can Sporus feel? Who breaks a butterfly upon a wheel? "An Epistle to Dr....
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The Cambridge Companion to Alexander Pope

Pat Rogers - 2007
...House Addison did not dictate but rather (as in Steele's letter above) let his minions do that for him. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer. (TE, iv, p. 11o) Addison was among Pope's early friends but by the time of Cato both were aware the...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century and Charity and Humour

William Makepeace Thackeray - 2007 - 283 páginas
...brother near the throne; View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate, for arts that caused himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with...strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserved to blame as to commend, A timorous foe and a suspicious friend; Dreading even fools, by flatterers...
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