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" Tis not enough your counsel still be true ; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do ; Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. "
Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author - Page 90
by Alexander Pope - 1860
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Bell's Edition, Volumes 75-76

John Bell - English poetry - 1796
...you, with pleasure own your errors past, 570 And make each day a critique en the last. 'Tis not enough your counsel still be true : Blunt truths more mischief...taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot. Without good-breeding truth is disapprov'd ; 5/6 That only makes superior...
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The Complete Works in Philosophy, Politics, and Morals, of the ..., Volume 3

Benjamin Franklin - American literature - 1806
...that you had but for once remembered and observed the counsel of that wise poet Pope, where he says, Be niggards of advice on no pretence ; For the worst avarice is that of sense. In the constitution of our government, and in that of one more, there still remains a particular thing...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...But you with pleasure own your errors part, And make each day a critique on the last. Tis not enongh your counsel still be true ; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do : -Men must be tanght as if you tanght them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot. Without good-breed...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...things forgot. Without good-hreeding truth is disapprov'd ; That only makes superior sense helov'd. Be niggards of advice on no pretence, For the worst avarice is that of sense. 20 With mean complacence ne'er hetray your trust, Nor he so civil as to prove unjust. Fear not the...
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Poetical Works

Alexander Pope - 1808
...But you with pleasure own your errors past, And make each day a critique on the last. 'Tis not enough your counsel still be true ; Blunt truths more mischief...than nice falsehoods do : Men must be taught as if yon taught them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot. Without good-breeding truth is disapprov'd...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...lint you with pleasure own your errors past, And make each day a critique on the last. 'Tis not enough your counsel still be true ; Blunt truths more mischief...than nice falsehoods do : Men must be taught as if yon taught them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot. Without good-breeding truth is disapprov'd...
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Specimens of the British poets

British poets - 1809
...things forgot. Without good-breeding truth is disapprov'd; That only makes superior sense belov'd. Be niggards of advice on no pretence, For the worst...sense. With mean complacence ne'e*r betray your trust, Nor be so civil as to prove unjust. Fear not the anger of the wise to raise*; HUM best can bear reproof...
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Poems

Joseph Addison - 1810
...you with pleasure own your errors past, 570 and make each day a critique on the last. T is not enough your counsel still be true, blunt truths more mischief...taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown propos'd as things forgot. 575 Without good^breeding truth is disapprov'd, that only makes superior...
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Poems by Cowley, Waller, Butler, Denham, Dryden, and Pomfret, Issues 77-79

1810
...you with pleasure own your errors past, 570 and make each day a critique on the last. T is not enough your counsel still be true, blunt truths more mischief...taught as if you taught them not, and things unknown propos'd as things forgot. 575 Without goocUbreeding truth is disapprov'd, that only makes superior...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 16

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...things forgot. Without good-breeding, truth is disapproVd i That only makes superior 6«-nse belov'd. Be niggards of advice on no pretence ; For the worst...sense. With mean complacence ne'er betray your trust, Nor be so civil as to prove unjust ; Fear most the anger of the »ise to raise, Those best can bear...
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