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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 poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 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 Public good, Issue 1

...silent always when you doubt your sense ' And speak, though sure, with seeming diffidence. HOW TO TEACH. Men must be taught as if you taught them not,. And things unk no wn proposed as things forgot. EDUCATION. 'Tis education forms the common mind ; Just as the...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1851 - 484 pages
...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 things forgot. Without good hreeding truth is disapproved: That only makes superior sense heloved. Be niggards of...
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Guy's new speaker, selections of poetry and prose from the best writers in ...

Joseph Guy - 1852
...'T is 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 Language of Flowers: The Floral Offering: a Token of Affection and ...

Henrietta Dumont - Flower language - 1852 - 300 pages
...your counsel shall be true ; Blunt truths more mischief than nice falsehoods do. Men must be taught aa if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Without good breeding, truth is disapproved ; That only makes superior sense beloved. Truth needs no...
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography

Benjamin Franklin - Inventors - 1853 - 488 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...if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed aa things forgot." lie also recommends it to us " To speak, though sure, with seeming diffidence."...
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Fortune, Volume 1; Volume 303

David Trevena Coulton - 1853
...not enough your counsel still be true — Blunt truths more mischiefs than nice falsehoods do; These 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. THE barouche...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1853
...be found in his Essay on Man, or in such of his early verses as the following— Men must be tanght as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Poetry, like the material world, has undergone a great revolution since the days of Pope. There is...
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The Works of Dr. Benjamin Franklin: Consisting of Essays, Humorous, Moral ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1853 - 288 pages
...conviction on those whom you may be desirous of gaining over to your views. Pope judiciously observes. Mea must be taught as if you taught them not. And things unknown proposM as things forgot. And in the same poem he afterwards advises us, , To speak though sure, with...
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The Life of Benjamin Franklin: Written by Himself ; to which is Added His ...

Benjamin Franklin - 1855 - 375 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...observes " Men must be taught, as if you taught them not, Aud things unknown proposed as things forgot." He also recommends it to us " To speak, though sure,...
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