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

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1868 - 778 pages
...to the jaundic'd 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 propos'd as things forgot Part iii. Line 15. The bookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of...
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Treasury of Choice Quotations

Treasury - Quotations, English - 1869 - 458 pages
...Part iii. Line to. * Solvuntur tardosquc trahit sinus ultimus orbes. VtRGtL. Georgia, Lib. iii. 424. 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 Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 3; Volume 227

Early English newspapers - 1869
...Ahithophel." I will, of course, insult no reader by supposing him to need being " reminded " (Men should be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot,) of the political relations of King Charles II., the Duke of York, Lord Shaftesbury, the Londoners,...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope, ed. with notes and intr. memoir by A.W ...

Alexander Pope - 1869
...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 1 [The principal ' wits to be found 'mongst * Alluding to the custom in that...
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Ad Clerum: Advices to a Young Preacher

Joseph Parker - Clergy - 1870 - 302 pages
...throw into contrast the disadvantages of less favoured brethren ; they act upon the gracious rule — " Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things foigot ; " and their reward in the confidence and love of their people is great and lasting. I am anxious...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - Poets, English - 1871 - 10 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. JM Without good-breeding truth is disapproved ; That only makes superior sense beloved. Be niggards...
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AD CLERUM:

JOSEPH PARKER, D.D. - 1871
...throw into contrast the disadvantages of less favored brethren ; they act upon the gracious rule, — " Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot ; " and their reward in the confidence and love of their people is great and - lasting. I am anxious...
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The Collected Works of Theodore Parker: Historic Americans

Theodore Parker - Theology - 1871 - 236 pages
...pick it up ; then varying the experiment, and so conquering without a battle. He knew ' Men should be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot." He took care not to wound the vanity of men, or hurt their self-esteem, by exhibiting his own immense...
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The Collected Works of ... P. ...

Theodore Parker - American literature - 1871
...pick it up ; then varying the experiment, and so conquering without a battle. He knew 1 Men should be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot.' He took care not to wound the vanity of men, or hurt their self-esteem, by exhibiting his own immense...
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THE REVIEWERS REVIEWED;

ALEXANDER H. STEPHENS. - 1872
...polite way, upon the very wise maxim of Pope : " 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." Whatever Mr. Curtis may think of it, I very much question if Mr. Webster did not see and feel the point...
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