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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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Friendly hints to tradesmen's assistants, on their duties, difficulties, and ...

Friendly hints - 1845
...most assuredly, tend to weaken the barriers between virtue and vice. Truly has it been said : — " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That, to be...needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar grows its face : We first endure, then pity, then embrace." , And the first step towards unchastity...
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The Methodist new connexion magazine and evangelical repository, Volume 70

1867
...diminished by becoming familiar with it. "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs bat to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with her face, "We first endure, then pity, then embrace." The perpetration of one sin leads to the commission of many others. When...
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The Actor Or, a Peep Behind the Curtain: Being Passages in the Lives of ...

Theater - 1846 - 180 pages
...harlots that brush past them in the lobbies. We do not believe in the truth of the poet's couplet : — " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen." The strong prejudice, and it is a natural one, of a large portion of the community, arises,...
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Evelyn Stuart, or, Right versus might, by Adrian

Anne Kent - 1846
...annihilation, — it compelled investigation : investigation brought conviction, and behold the triumph ! " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen." And in the same way is truth, so powerful, that to convince, it needs only to he sought. And...
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The Mechanic's organ, or, Journal for young men and women [afterw ..., Volume 1

...a frequent witness of conduct which he now detested. Vice is a monster 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 pity — then embrace. He therefore decided upon the only : other alternative which presented...
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The Odd Fellows' Quarterly Magazine, Volume 9

Fraternal organizations - 1847
...heard the story when they were little boys. ELYMAS THE SORCERER. Vice is a monster of such hateful mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with the face. We first admire, then pity, then embrace. POPS. In the village of Dissipation there lives...
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New York Illustrated Magazine Annual

1847
...guarded by STRENGTH OF MIND. " The ways of Virtue are pleasantness, and all her paths are peace," but " Vice is a monster of such hideous mien, That to be hated needs but to be seen." DUTY. BY WILLIAM GILMORE SIMMS. 1 WELL hast thou said that mine was but a madness, The toys...
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The Christian Keepsake and Missionary Annual

Gift books - 1847
...corrupted, is adverted to by the poet : "Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be dreaded, needs but to be seen ; But, seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace." It would be instructive to trace the qualifications with which this description...
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The Elements of Moral Science

Francis Wayland - Christian ethics - 1847 - 396 pages
...or impaired. Pope says, truly, Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be dreaded, needs bat to be seen ; But, seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace. It is almost unnecessary to remark, that this fact will enable us to estimate...
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Free Thoughts on Protestant Matters

Tresham Dames Gregg - Ireland - 1847 - 452 pages
...illustrating the words of Pope :— ' Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated needs hut to be seen : But seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.' " The mischief which these vile tilings have done, is indeed incalculable."...
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