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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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Works of Lord Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His Life, Volume 17

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron, Thomas Moore - 1833
...silent in his nook, Observing little in his reverie, Yet saw this much, which he was glad to see. (1) [" Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, • And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer.'' ^ POPE on Addison.] CVH. The ghost at least had done him this much good, In making him as silent as...
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The Autobiography, Times, Opinions, and Contemporaries of Sir Egerton ...

bart Sir Samuel Egerton Brydges - Authors - 1834 - 428 pages
...never heard it : but I had to encounter cold, freezing, palsying looks ; and every one knew how to Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer ! These assertions will be deemed very querulous; but if they are true, the epithet is not applicable...
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Annals of the Congress of the United States

United States. Congress - Law - 1853
...regard and respect fe Mr. Madison. This, I confess, is following IDS direction of the poet, who says: " Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer; " And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer." But let us inquire if the President had any knowledge that Mr. Erskine had no full power: for if I...
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Analysis of the Principles of Rhetorical Delivery as Applied in Reading and ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1835 - 404 pages
...throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 6 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A lim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading even fools, by Flatterers besieg'd, 10 And so obliging,...
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The works of Alexander Pope; with a memoir of the author, notes ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1835
...been regarded as one of the finest specimens of the writer's sarcasm, equally elegant, easy, and keen. View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise ; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...with ease ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no rival near Uie 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq., to which is Prefixed ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836
...hrother near the throne, View him with scornfol, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with...leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer l Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserved...
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The Works of George Byron: With His Letters and Journals, and His ..., Volume 17

George Gordon Byron Baron Byron - 1836
...in his nook, Observing little in his reverie, Yet saw this much, which he was glad to see. (1) [*' Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer." POPE on Addison.] ft 4 The ghost at least had done him this much good, In making him as silent as a...
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The Poetical Works of A. Pope: Including His Translation of Homer , to which ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1836 - 442 pages
...case ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Hear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, s when happier Greece was hless'd, And all his favour, caused himself to rise ; Эатп with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering,...
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The Southern literary messenger, Volume 3

1837
...in blushes, light that glads the earth." " Blight with a gesture — wither with a sneer." Bulwer. " Damn with faint, praise, — assent with, civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer." Pope. " Alas ! each slanderer bears a weapon No honest arm can baffle.1' On the principle "mum caique,"...
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