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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... "
Cyclopędia of English Literature: A History, Critical and Biographical, of ... - Page 193
edited by - 1879
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Remarks on Certain Statements Regarding the Invention of the Steam Engine ...

Hugo Reid - Steam-engines - 1840 - 68 pages
...REGARDING THH INTENTION OF THE STEAM ENGINE, IN M. ARAGO'S HISTORICAL ELOGE OF JAMES WATT. BY HUGO REID. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer. Fiat justitia. GLASGOW: ROBERT STUART & CO., INGRAM STREET ; W. TAIT, EDINBURGH ;— SIMPKIN, MARSHALL,...
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Select Works of the British Poets: In a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1841 - 807 pages
...brother near the throne, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd art; They strike mine eyes, but not my heart HAGS....a quarter ; And, soon as she tum'd her beak to th hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a...
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Select Works of the British Poets, in a Chronological Series from Ben Jonson ...

John Aikin - English poetry - 1843 - 807 pages
...brother near the ihrone, View him with scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd lo sneer; Willing to wound, and yet afraid lo strike. Just hint a fault, and hesilate dislike ; Alike...
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Encyclopędia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of ..., Volume 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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The Philosophy of Rhetoric

George Campbell - English language - 1845 - 435 pages
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, II assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach...Willing to wound, || and yet — afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, || and — hesitate dislike ; Alike reserved to blame or to commend, A tim'rous foe,...
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Wit and Humor, Selected from the English Poets: With an Illustrative Essay ...

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 357 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...; 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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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 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...; 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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Wit and Humor

Leigh Hunt - English poetry - 1846 - 261 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...; Willing to wound and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault and hesitate dislike ; Alike rcserv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe and a suspicious...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 ; Damn...; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a...
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Dictionary of Poetical Quotations: Consisting of Elegant Extracts ..., Volume 1

Quotations, English - 1847 - 506 pages
...and threats, ^ And all the mischief that he meant, Does, like the rattlesnake, prevent. BUTLER. 12. Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And,...; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate disk'ke. POPE. 18. Before her face her handkerchief she spread, To hide...
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