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" Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; But, seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. "
Wisdom of the Wise: Pithy and Pointed Sayings of the Best Authors - Page 79
by Caroline Louisa Hunt - 1891 - 95 pages
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Stories of school boys

Stories - 1799
...alas ! too soon broken through. So true is it that — " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, As to be hated needs but to be seen ; But, seen too oft, familiar grows her face : We first endure, then pity, then embrace." One day a few of the older boys of the...
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Travels in Trinidad During the Months of February, March, and April, 1803 ...

Pierre Franc M'Callum - Haiti - 1805 - 354 pages
...labour. Vice, is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Yet soon, too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. POPE. It is in vain to dwell on this subject, as far as it regards this island, for the depraved example...
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Drelincourt and Rodalvi; or, Memoirs of two noble families, Volume 2

Elizabeth Strutt - 1807
...the triumph of vanity. VOL. II. K CHAP. CHAP. XXXII. Vice is a monster of such hideous mein, As to be hated needs but to be seen, But seen too oft familiar grows her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. POPE. PERHAPS vice is never more certain...
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Compilation of All the Authorized and Anonymous Papers,: Relating ..., Volume 7

John Monk (of Chester, England.) - Elections - 1810 - 112 pages
...exhibiting in Us proper colour!' . Here I confess he is at home, it is a subject suited to his capacity, for "Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That, to be hated, needs but to be seen ;" and being so well versed himself both in the theory and practice, and having such an ample...
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The Influence of Tropical Climates More Especially the Climate of India on ...

James Johnson - Bioclimatology - 1815 - 534 pages
...the poet sa} s of a still greater evil than dirtiness ?. — *• Vice is a monster of such horrid mien, " That, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; " But seen too oft I" &c. &c. Let us beware, then, of imitating the infidel, who, by subverting what he is pleased to...
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The watchman

James A. Maitland - 1816
...disquiet their peaceful dreams. CHAPTER XXI. THE PORGEK. " Vice ia a monster of so foul a mien As to be hated, needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with the face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." " I AM sure there M something the matter, George,"...
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The baptist Magazine

1818
...guilt and danger of actually committing it vanish. " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, Ať to be hated, needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with its face, We first begin to pity, then embrace." 4. Excuses are invented for the indulgence of the...
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The New Monthly Magazine and Literary Journal, Part 3

English literature - 1833
...can judge by experience, invariably produce disgust, as I believe, with my favourite poet, that — ' Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That, to be hated, needs but to be seen.' But he who has known it can never truly describe woman as she ought to be described ; and, therefore, a...
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A Dictionary of Spanish Proverbs

John Collins (merchant.) - Proverbs, Spanish - 1823 - 391 pages
...Familiarity with vice, make a person lose shame in committing it. " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien " That to be hated needs but to be seen ; " But seen too oft, familiar with its face, " We first endure, then pity, then embrace. " Quando fueres yunque, sufre como yunque; quando...
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Immediate, Not Gradual Abolition, Or, An Inquiry Into the Shortest, Safest ...

Elizabeth Heyrick - Slavery - 1824 - 24 pages
...caught the poet's idea, that — " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, " As to be hated, need but to be seen ; " But, seen too oft, familiar with her face, " We first endure, then pity, then embrace." He caught the idea, and knew how to turn it to advantage. — He knew very...
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