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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. "
Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ... - Página 315
por John Bartlett - 1891 - 1158 páginas
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Abridgment of Murray's English Grammar. Improved, with an enlarged appendix ...

Lindley MURRAY - 1841 - 125 páginas
...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...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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A Voyage to Mexico and Havanna: Including Some General Observations on the ...

Carlo Barinetti - 1841 - 139 páginas
...in triumph. In the language of a master poet of the English literature, *' Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." CHAPTER X. Slavery in the United States — Abolition and abolitionists —...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - 1841 - 807 páginas
...white ? Ask your own heart, and nothing is so plain ; 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. V. rt forsake him, and loo oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But where th' extreme of...
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The Dayspring

1876
...we sink into the practise of it ourselves. As the poet says too truly: ' Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen;...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then laugh at, then embrace.' So, through bad companions, we become infected with the leprosy of wickedness....
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American Criminal Trials, Volumen2

Peleg Whitman Chandler - 1844
...an unguarded hour. 'Tis a monster, and, as the immortal Pope expresses it upon another occasion, It is a monster of so frightful mien, As to be hated,...too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace ! Let us see it therefore but once ! Let us consign it, O ye judges, to its...
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The Biography of Alice B. Toklas

Linda Simon - 1991 - 407 páginas
...break: she could not bear a rival. And Pope's lines, which he had used in "The Sea Change," made sense : 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.37 Alice, for her part, neither forgot nor forgave. She followed his career...
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Principle Centered Leadership

Stephen R. Covey - 1992 - 334 páginas
...influence. To emphasize my point, I even shared Alexander Pope's well-known statement concerning vice: 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. Our discussion ended with a decision to try to limit ourselves to about one...
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Elsie's Children, Libro 5

Martha Finley - 1994 - 340 páginas
...so much knowledge, and possessed sufficient talent for such an undertaking. CHAPTER TWENTY-FIRST. w 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. THE winter and spring passed very quietly at Ion. At Roselands...
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The Irish Law Times and Solicitors' Journal, Volumen6

1872
...undertook the defence of the system which they had before condemned. In the language of Pope :— " Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, " As to be...too oft, familiar with her face, " We first endure, then pity, then embrace." ("Hear," and a laugh.) He intended this measure as a supplement to Lord O'Hagan'a...
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The Underworld Sewer: A Prostitute Reflects on Life in the Trade, 1871-1909

Josie Washburn - 1997 - 342 páginas
...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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