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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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Remarks on Certain Statements Regarding the Invention of the Steam Engine ...

Hugo Reid - Steam-engines - 1840 - 68 pages
...REGARDING THH INTENTION OF THE STEAM ENGINE, IN M. ARAGO'S HISTORICAL ELOGE OF JAMES WATT. BY HUGO REID. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer. Fiat justitia. GLASGOW: ROBERT STUART & CO., INGRAM STREET ; W. TAIT, EDINBURGH ;— SIMPKIN, MARSHALL,...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

English poetry - 1840
...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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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...ease : Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, hair as free : Such sweet neglect more taketh me,...her beak to the south, I match'd this morsel out of timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging,...
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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1841 - 396 pages
...Pope : 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...|| and yet — afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, jj and — hesitate dislike ; Alike reserved to blame, or to commend, A lim'rous foe, || by flatterers...
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Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology

Roger Lonsdale, Roger H. Lonsdale - Law - 1990 - 555 pages
...the falsehood served her hateful ends, Congenial audience found in hollow friends; 40 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; Repelled...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - Reference - 1992 - 1132 pages
...with each talent, and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease Pope Pope 7 Away at once with love or jealousy! (Ill, iii) 137...stars! It is the cause. Yet I'll not shed her blood, reserved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend; Dreading e'en fools, by...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - Drama - 1992 - 479 pages
...of multiple antitheses: Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer. And, without sneering, teaeh the rest to sneer. Willing to wound, and yet afraid...to strike. Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike . . . ('Epistle to Arbuthnot', 201-4) It was when Pope combined Ovidian verse technique with Horatian...
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The Tyranny of Relativism: Culture and Politics in Contemporary English Society

Richard Hoggart - Social Science - 352 pages
...come out straight; the CVCP is to be talked to about an 'apparent' lack of accountability. Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike; The half-hidden message of the paragraph is a double one: that accounting is indeed not being exercised...
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Don Quixote in England: The Aesthetics of Laughter

Ronald Paulson - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 242 pages
...gloss on Pope's character of Addison ("Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" [1734]) as one who is accustomed to Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend . . . (11. 201-6) The crucial, most damning detail in the portrait of Sir Roger is the last: "but [a]...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...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; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach...
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