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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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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
.... 'Tis not enough your counsel still be true ; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do : ebes' or Pelope' line, Or the tale of Troy divine, Or what (thou propos'd as things forgot. Without good breeding truth is disapprov'd ; That only makes superior sense...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...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 propos'd as things forgot. 575 Without good-breeding truth is disapprov'd ; That only makes superior...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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 propos'd as things forgot. 575 Without good-breeding truth is disapprov'd ; That only makes superior...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1825 - 303 pages
...their good will, or work conviction on those whom you may be desirous of gaining over to your views. Pope judiciously observes, Men must be taught as if...not. And things unknown proposed as things forgot. And in the same poem he afterwards advises us, To speak, though sure, with seeming diffidence. He might...
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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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 Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...enough your counsel still be true ; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do ; Hen must he 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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...last. 'Tis not enough your eounsel still be true ; Blunt truths more misehief than niee falsehoods 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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Including a Sketch of the Rise and Progress ...

1826 - 407 pages
...create opposition, and to defeat most of the purposes for which speech was given to us." Men tnnst be taught as if you taught them not. And things unknown proposed as things forgot. So long as this can be fairly reconciled with sincerity, this advice may be attended to ; but this...
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The Works of Dugald Stewart: The philosophy of the active and moral powers ...

Dugald Stewart - 1829
...originality, if they wish to employ their talents to the best advantage in the service of mankind. " Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown propos'd as things forgot." * In the observations which I have hitherto made upon emulation, I have...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - 1830 - 442 pages
...'Tie not enough your counsel still be true : Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do ; Sien 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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