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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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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Illustrated by Tales, Sketches, and Anecdotes ...

Samuel Griswold Goodrich - Indians of North America - 1842 - 180 pages
...express yourself fixed in your present opinions. Modest and sensible men, who do not love disputation, will leave you undisturbed in the possession of your...your hearers, or obtain the concurrence you desire." 6. In the year 1720, or '21, James Franklin began to print a newspaper. It was the second that appeared...
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Bibliotheca Sacra and Theological Review, Volume 29

Theology - 1872
...devices of a rhetorician. The " popularity " of a sermon implies the observance of the old rule : " Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot." * Applying the term "popular" in this scientific sense, as comprehending not merely the agreeableness...
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Obras poeticas de d. Leonor d'Almeida Portugal Lorena e ..., Volumes 5-6

Leonor de Almeida Portugal Lorena e Lencastre Alorna (Marquesa de) - 1844
...last. '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. Without Good-Breeding, truth is disapprov'd; That only makes superior sense...
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Life of Benjamin Franklin

Benjamin Franklin - 1846 - 224 pages
...those whom you may he desirous of gaining over to your views. Pope judiciously ohserves, Men must he taught as if you taught them 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 works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 Life of Benjamin Franklin

Orville Luther Holley - Inventors - 1848 - 468 pages
...express yourself fixed in your present opinions. Modest and sensible men, who do not love disputation, will leave you undisturbed in the possession of your...manner, you can seldom expect to please your hearers, or to obtain the concurrence you desire. Pope judiciously observes — " Men must be taught, as if you...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - Statesman - 1848 - 288 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 you taught them not, And things unknown, propos'd as things forgot. And in the same poem he afterwards advises us. To speak, though sure, with...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1848
...enough your counsel still he true : Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do ; Men must he taught, as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as tilings forgot. Without good hreeding truth is disapproved: That only makes superior sense heloved....
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The Philosophy of the Active and Moral Powers of Man

Dugald Stewart - Ethics - 1849 - 428 pages
...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 proposed as things forgot." t In the observations which I have hitherto made upon emulation, I have proceeded on the supposition,...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin; with Selections from His Miscellaneous Works

John Stanley (printer.) - Statesmen - 1849 - 162 pages
...opinions, and persuade men into measures, that I have been from time to time engaged in promoting." Men must be taught, as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Franklin early obtained that dominion over his appetite which is so important a step in moral discipline....
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