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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. "
The American Quarterly Observer - Page 178
edited by - 1834
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...3i'5 'Tis to mistake them, costs the time and pain. V. 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. 210 But where the extremes of vice was ne'er...
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The Political Writings of John Dickinson, Esquire: The speech of John ...

John Dickinson - Constitutional law - 1801
...applicable to vice in politics, as to vice in ethics. " Vice is a monster of so horrid mien, *' As to be hated, needs but to be seen ; ** Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, " We first endure, then/tfVjy, then embrace.'.' When an act injurious to freedom has...
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The Port Folio, Volume 2

Philadelphia (Pa.) - 1809
...abhorrence and detestation they would otherwise excite. " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen — Yet, seen too oft, familiar with its face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." And by suppressing the praises due to virtue,...
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A Rhetorical Grammar: In which the Common Improprieties in Reading and ...

John Walker - Elocution - 1801 - 392 pages
...tone ef voice than the same slide in the last line of the couplet. is a monster of so frightful As .to be hated needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, \ We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But where the extreme of vice was ne'er...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1804 - 754 pages
...215 "Pis to mistake them costs the time and pain. V. 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. 220 But where th' extreme of vice was ne'er...
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The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature

English literature - 1805
...present \ve shall only observe, that these Memoirs are to be read but not studied j for though ' Vice to be hated needs but to be seen,' . ' Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, • We first endure, then pity, then embrace.* • If is unnecessary to eiplain the...
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A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis: Containing a Detail of the ...

Patrick Colquhoun - Crime - 1806 - 655 pages
...carrying them to a school of vice and debauchery— Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft — familiar with her face, We first endure — then pity — then embrace. For the purpose of understanding more...
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The Poetical Preceptor; Or, A Collection of Select Pieces of Poetry ...

English poetry - 1806 - 380 pages
...plain ; 'Tis to mistake them costs the time and pain. 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. But where th' extreme of vice, was ne'er...
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The Rising Sun,: A Serio-comic Satiric Romance, Volume 1

Eaton Stannard Barrett - 1807
...consequently indifferent, or even pleasing to him : " 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." From precept we will now come to example....
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An English Grammar: Comprehending the Principles and Rules of the ..., Volume 2

Lindley Murray - English language - 1808
...beneath the sun Thou know'st if best bestow'd or not; 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. If nothing more ihan purpose in thv power,...
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