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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 home tutor, a treasury of self-culture

Home tutor - 1862
...important subjects are, in the following pages, treated with a view to the principle enunciated by Pope — "Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot." We have striven to interest the affections, the sentiments, and the imagination with Nature's living...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with a life, by A. Dyce, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1863
...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 tilings forgot. Without good-breedii% truth is disapprov'd ; That only makes superior sense...
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The Bibliotheca Sacra, Volume 29

Bible - 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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1865 - 480 pages
...to the jaundiced eye. Part ii. Line 358. And make each day a critic on the last. Part iii. Line 12. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Part iii. Line 15. The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of learned lumber in his head....
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The Select Works of Benjamin Franklin: Including His Autobiography, with ...

Benjamin Franklin, Epes Sargent - History - 1866 - 256 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...concurrence you desire. Pope judiciously observes, " Men in ii.it be taught as if yon taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot." He also...
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The British Poets, Volume 2

1866
...be always so ; But you with pleasure own your errors past, And make each day a critique on the last. 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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A Dictionary of Quotations from the English Poets

Henry George Bohn - Quotations - 1867 - 715 pages
...spring, For shallow draughts intoxicate the brain, But drinking largely sobers us again. Pope, EC n. 16. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Ib. nl 15. Delightful task ! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot, To pour...
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Extracts from English Literature

John Rolfe - 1867 - 383 pages
...his act. Be thou familiar, but by DO means vulgar, The friends thou hast, and their adoption tried, 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. Essay on...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, with life of the author and notes by J ...

Alexander Pope - 1867 - 526 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

1867
...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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