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" Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike... "
Cyclopædia of English Literature: A History, Critical and Biographical, of ... - Page 193
edited by - 1879
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...brother near the throne ; View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with...sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 40

John Bell - 1807
...brother neat the throne, % View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyei. And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with...sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 A tim'rous foe, and...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...line* View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend; ao» A timorous foe, and...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope - English poetry - 1808 - 651 pages
...brother near the throne, Vkw him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that cnus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with...civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sueer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fanlt, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reservVl to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...brother near the throne, View him with scutnfnl, yet with jealous eyes, Aad hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with...sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2

British poets - English poetry - 1809
...brother near the throne ; View him with scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that cans'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with...; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fanlt, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 12

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810 - 526 pages
...View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And,...; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike rescrv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...imagination.— POPE. t Author of the Victim, and Cobbler of Preston.—H. + Verse of Dr. Ev,—H. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...imagination. — POPE. H- Author of the Victim, and Cobbler of Preston.— H. + Verse of Dr. Ev.— H. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And...sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a...
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