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" Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ... - Page 91
by James Boswell - 1786
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...that their Incas, above all their titles, esteemed that the highest, r 1 • So Pope : " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." 9 P. Valerius Poplicola, the third Roman Consul, AUC 245. See VAL. MAX. iv. 1. which called them Lovers...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...assures us, that their Incas, above all their titles, esteemed that the highest, 8 So Pope : " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." 9 P. Valerius Poplicola, the third Roman Consul, AUC 245. See VAL. MAX. iv. i. which called them Lovers...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

Edmond Malone - 1800
...assures us, that their Incas,. above all their titles, esteemed that the highest, 8 So Pope: " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it jame." 9 P. Valerius Poplicola, the third Roman Consul, AUC 245. See VAL. MAX. iv. i . which called...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...that their Incas, above all their titles, esteemed that the highest, ' So Pope : " Let humble AJlen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." P. Valerius Poplicola, the third Roman Consul, AUC 245. See VAL. MAX. iv. 1. which called them Lovers...
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 202

1905
...Pope was dead.* Allen lives in his verse, and in a line which has become proverbial : — 1 Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame.' A frankly accurate and famous description which marks the writer as a man of rare literary skill, whilst...
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The Correspondence of the Late John Wilkes: With His Friends ..., Volume 3

John Wilkes - 1805
...bishop alludes, is the censure which he says has been passed on the following lines : " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." J I must confess, I never heard these lines censured. I have often heard them commended. The public,indeed,...
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The correspondence of the late John Wilkes: with his friends, printed from ...

John Wilkes - 1805
...the bishop alludes, is the censure whkh he says has been passed on the following lines : " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." \ I must confess, I never heard these lines censured. I have often heard them commended. The public,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...well ; A simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife, Outdo Landaff in doctrine — yea, in life : Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Virtue may choose the high or low degree, 'Tis just alike to virtue and to me ; Dwell in a monk, or...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. To which is prefixed the life of the ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...well ; A simple quaker, or a quaker's wife, Outdo Landaff in doctrine, — yea in life: Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame : Virtue may choose the high or low degree, 'Tis just alike to virtue and to me ; Dwell in a monk,...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...preaching well ; A simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife. Outdo Landaff in doctrine — yea in life; Let humble say, our fathers never broke a rule ; Why 'then, I say, I'irtue mav choose the high Or low degree, Tis just alike to virtue, and to me ; Dwell in a Monk, or...
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