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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 Treasury of Literature and Art: a Selection from the Best Writers

Treasury - Literature - 1872 - 160 pages
...last. 'Tis not enough your counsel to 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 niggard of...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With memoir, critical diss., and ...

Alexander Pope - 1872
...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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A selection of English poetry, designed for the use of schools ..., Issue 912

English poetry - 1873
...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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Familiar Quotations: Being an Attempt to Trace to Their Source Passages and ...

John Bartlett - Quotations - 1874 - 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 hookful blockhead, ignorantly read, With loads of...
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Select thoughts on the ministry and the Church, gathered by E. Davies

Select thoughts - 1875
...before your scholars as the great reality. So teach, and you will not teach in vain. — Dr. Channing. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot — Pop. TEACHER.— The Christian a Every Christian should bo a teacher, and every teacher should...
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Public Ledger Almanacs: For the Years 1870, 1871, 1872, 1873, 1874, 1875

Almanacs, American - 1870 - 346 pages
...(enough for man to know), 41 Virtue alone is happiness oelow." To err is numan ! to forgive, divine. Men must be taught as if you taught them not, And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Teach me to feel another's woe, To hide the fault I see ; That mercy I to other's show. That mercy...
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Poetical Quotations from Chaucer to Tennyson: With Copious Indexes ...

Samuel Austin Allibone - Quotations, English - 1875 - 772 pages
...MILTON. '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 forgo!. Without good breeding truth is disapproved; That only makes superior sense beloved. POPE. 334...
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How To Win Friends And Influence People

Dale Carnegie - Business & Economics - 1982 - 276 pages
...adroitly, that no one will feel that you are doing it. This was expressed succinctly by Alexander Pope: Men must be taught as if you taught them not And things unknown proposed as things forgot. Over three hundred years ago Galileo said: You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him to...
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The Cambridge History of Literary Criticism: Volume 4, The Eighteenth Century

George Alexander Kennedy, H. B. Nisbet, Claude Rawson, Raman Selden - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 970 pages
...teaches, it is only as Pope's critic does, by seeming to remind his audience of what it already knows: Men must be taught as if you taught them not; And Things unknown propos'd as Things forgot. (ll. 575-6) An amateur speaking to fellow amateurs, his claim is not to...
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Politeness and Poetry in the Age of Pope

Thomas Woodman - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 166 pages
...morality: 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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