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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. "
The Stoddard Library: A Thousand Hours of Entertainment with the World's ... - Page 264
by John Lawson Stoddard - 1913
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Reading Voices: Literature and the Phonotext

Garrett Stewart, James O Freedman Professor of Letters University of Iowa Garrett Stewart - Literary Criticism - 1990 - 337 pages
...ratify —at the level of rhyming logic— that very aesthetic "maxim" later to be articulated by Pope: "Men must be taught as if you taught them not, / And things unknown proposed as things forgot" (ll. 574-75). Forgetting is here the very sign, in reception, of what is partly suppressed in the written...
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Revolutions Revisited: Two Faces of the Politics of Enlightenment

Ralph Lerner - Political Science - 1994 - 136 pages
...mind Tis not enough your Counsel still be true, Blunt Truths more Mischief than nice Falshoods do; Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And Things unknown propos'd as Things forgot. —Alexander Pope, An Essay on Criticism Contents Preface, xi PART ONE:...
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Understanding Eastern Philosophy

Ray Billington - Philosophy - 1997 - 197 pages
...humanist approach to education, and they are reflected in Pope's famous couplet in his Essay on Man : Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. One practical expression of Mencius's idealism was his proposal for the 'well-field system' in agriculture....
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Dictionary of Quotations in Communications

Lilless McPherson Shilling, Linda K. Fuller - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1997 - 315 pages
...Tell them what to do and they will surprise you with their ingenuity. General George S. Patton, Jr. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Alexander Pope The young man taught all he knew and more; The middle-aged man taught all he knew; The...
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How To Win Friends and Influence People

Dale Carnegie - Self-Help - 2010 - 320 pages
...adroitly, that no one will feel that you are doing it. This was expressed succinctly by Alexander Pope: Men must be taught as if you taught them not And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Over three hundred years ago Galileo said: You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - Poetry - 1998 - 226 pages
...last. '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. Without good breeding, truth is disapproved; That only makes superior sense beloved. Be niggards of...
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - Reference - 1998 - 669 pages
...infected that th'infected spy. As all looks yellow to the jaundiced eye. 8884 An Essay on Criticism star, Shall draw the Thing as he sees It for the God of Things as They are! 5755 'The Whit 8885 An Essay on Criticism The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in...
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Daughters of the American Revolution Magazine, Volume 26

Genealogy - 1905
...ordained. '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. Without good breeding truth is disapproved; That only makes superior sense beloved. — Pope. IN MEMORIAM...
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A Benjamin Franklin Reader

Walter Isaacson - Biography & Autobiography - 2005 - 576 pages
...your hearers, or to persuade those whose concurrence you desire. Pope says, judiciously: Men should be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot; farther recommending to us, To speak, though' sure, with seeming d.ffidence. And he might have coupled...
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Poor Richard's Almanack

Benjamin Franklin - Almanacs, American - 2004 - 302 pages
...Yet 'tis not all, your Counsel's free and true; Blunt Truths more Mischief than nice Falshoods do. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And Things unknown propos'd as Things forgot; Without Good Breeding Truth is disapprov'd That only makes superior Sense...
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