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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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The castle chapel

Regina Maria Roche - 1825
...precipitate in carrying into effect. H2 CHAPTER VII. " Vice is a monsler of such frightful mien. As to be hated, needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then suffer her embrace." WHILE young Mordaunt was revelling in the indulgence of guilty anticipations,...
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The Evangelical rambler [by T. East]., Volume 3

1825
...merely excite the passing smile. " [93 Vice is a monster of such frightful mein, As to be hated, need but to be seen: But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. But, Sir, can we do this, till the mind has undergone a transformation, from...
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The Life, Writings, Opinions, and Times of the Right Hon. George ..., Volume 3

Matthew Iley - Poets, English - 1825
...most effectual check to vice ; and of that opinion was Pope when he said : — " Vice is an object of such hideous mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen." Once for all, — we positively deny that Lord Byron's works are more immoral than many of those...
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An Inquiry Into the Moral Character of Lord Byron

James Wright Simmons - Literature - 1826 - 99 pages
...other man. (i) Analogy of religion. Part I. Chap. V. (fc) 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. ESSAY ON MAN. When the Poet wrote the above lines, he must have designed them...
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Fashionable amusements [by D.R. Thomason.].

D R. Thomason - 1827
...universally admitted, weakens its power to repel and disgust: 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. * The actor, in personating bad characters, must direct his thoughts into...
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The Medical Companion: Or Family Physician; Treating of the Diseases of the ...

James Ewell - Electronic books - 1827 - 814 pages
...vico. "Vice is a monster of so frightful niienj As, to be hated, needs but to be seen ; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." POPE. It is also jrorthy of remark, that among the genteel circles in Charleston, Savannah, and Augusta,...
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Expository Lectures on Paul's Epistles to the Corinthians

William Lothian - Bible - 1828 - 553 pages
...sentiment is well expressed by an English poet: " Vice is a monster of such frightful mein, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." The Apostle would illustrate his meaning by a familiar example. Did they...
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The Spirit of the Pilgrims, Volume 3

Congregationalism - 1830
...have regarded it with abhoirence. " Vice is a creature of such hideous mien, That to be hated needa but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." It is, therefore, at best but an ingenious fallacy to contend, that because...
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The Spirit of the Pilgrims, Volume 3

Congregational churches - 1830
...reality, though we might previously have regarded it with abhoirence. " Vice is a creature of euch hideous mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen ; But seen too on, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." It is, therefore, at best but...
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Religious Magazine: Or, Spirit of the Foreign Theological Journals ..., Volume 1

Religion - 1828
...previously have regarded it with abhorrence. " Vice is a creature of such hideous mien, That to bo hated needs but to be seen; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, Wo first endure, then pity, then embrace." It is, therefore, at best but an ingenious fallacy to contend,...
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