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" Peace to all such ! but were there One whose fires True Genius kindles, and fair Fame inspires ; Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease: Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk,... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Page 236
by Joseph Warton - 1806
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The Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry for ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1811
...the falsehood serv'd her hateful ends, Congenial audience found in hollow friends ; Who to the tale " assent with civil leer, " And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer;" His friendship o'er me spread that guardian shield, Which his severest virtue best could wield ; Repell'd...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...with ease ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no rival near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And...praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering', others teach to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike. Just hint a fault, and hesitate...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift...

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no hrother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise...a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to hlame or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend : Dreading e'en fools hy flatterers hesieg'd,...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no hrother near the throne jView him with scornful, yet with fearful eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise...praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teuch the rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate...
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English synonyms discriminated

William Taylor - English language - 1813 - 294 pages
...concealed from others. 182 • The 1. inter shuns responsibility, the suggester claims gratitude. Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. Pope. AVe must suggest to the people in what hatred He still hath held them. Shakspeare; To intimate...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...imagination.— POPE. t Author of the Victim, and Cobbler of Preston.—H. + Verse of Dr. Ev,—H. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend: Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd; Who, if two wits...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...imagination. — POPE. H- Author of the Victim, and Cobbler of Preston.— H. + Verse of Dr. Ev.— H. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend: Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging, that he ne'er oblig'd; Who, if two wits...
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Warburton and his quarrels; including an illustration of his literary ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...perceived, too profoundly felt, and too unmercifully avenged. These are alluded to, when the Satirist sings, Damn with faint praise ; assent with civil leer ;...to strike; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike, &c. * From Lord Egmont's MS. Collections. See the Addpnda to Kippis's Biographia Britanoica. r Accusations...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the ..., Volume 3

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And...hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faiut praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Wilting to wound,...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...with ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk no 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 civil leer, And without sneering teach...
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