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" Peace to all such ! But were there one whose fires True genius kindles, and fair fame inspires ; Blest with each talent and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the... "
An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ... - Strona 236
autor: Joseph Warton - 1806
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Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge ..., Tom 14

Encyclopaedia - 1845
...afraid to go into the dark, when a man is not, because he knows there is no danger. Selden's Table Talk. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer ; And...rest to sneer ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, u st hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. Pope. Pro. to Satires. Affrays (from affraier, to...
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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - Liczba stron: 261
...with ease ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne ; View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And...dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe and a suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging,...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - 1846 - Liczba stron: 357
...with ease ; Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear like the Turk no brother near the throne ,View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And...dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe and a suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools, by flatterers besieg'd, And so obliging,...
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Eighteenth Century Women Poets: An Oxford Anthology

Roger Lonsdale, Roger H. Lonsdale - 1990 - Liczba stron: 555
...the falsehood served her hateful ends, Congenial audience found in hollow friends; 40 Who to the tale 'assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer'; His friendship o'er me spread that guardian shield, Which his severest virtue best could wield; Repelled...
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The Columbia Granger's Dictionary of Poetry Quotations

Edith P. Hazen - 1992 - Liczba stron: 1132
...with each talent, and each art to please, And born to write, converse, and live with ease Pope Pope 7 Away at once with love or jealousy! (Ill, iii) 137...stars! It is the cause. Yet I'll not shed her blood, reserved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend; Dreading e'en fools, by...
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The Legacy of Rome: A New Appraisal

Reader in Classical Languages and Literature Fellow Richard Jenkyns - 1992 - Liczba stron: 479
...of multiple antitheses: Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer. And, without sneering, teaeh the rest to sneer. Willing to wound, and yet afraid...to strike. Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike . . . ('Epistle to Arbuthnot', 201-4) It was when Pope combined Ovidian verse technique with Horatian...
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The Tyranny of Relativism: Culture and Politics in Contemporary English Society

Richard Hoggart - Liczba stron: 352
...come out straight; the CVCP is to be talked to about an 'apparent' lack of accountability. Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike; The half-hidden message of the paragraph is a double one: that accounting is indeed not being exercised...
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Don Quixote in England: The Aesthetics of Laughter

Ronald Paulson - 1998 - Liczba stron: 242
...gloss on Pope's character of Addison ("Epistle to Dr. Arbuthnot" [1734]) as one who is accustomed to Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend . . . (11. 201-6) The crucial, most damning detail in the portrait of Sir Roger is the last: "but [a]...
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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - Liczba stron: 226
...with ease: Should such a man, too fond to rule alone, Bear, like the Turk, no brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach...
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The Oxford Dictionary of Quotations

Oxford University Press, TME. - 1999 - Liczba stron: 1136
...sublimely bad, It is not poetry, but prose run mad. 'An Epistle to Dr Arbulhnot' ( i 734) 1. 187 7 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Jusl hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. n/ Addison 'An Epislle to Dr Arbulhnot' (1735) I....
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