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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... "
The New Monthly Magazine - Page 146
1852
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach...to strike ; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading'ev'n...
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An Essay on the Genius and Writings of Pope ...

Joseph Warton - 1806
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach...rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike j Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend ; A tim'rous...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. With his last corrections, additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1807
...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 without sneering teach...to strike; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend; ao» A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1807 - 408 pages
...scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer^ And without sneering teach...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools;...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill, Volume 40

John Bell - 1807
...scornful, yet with jealous eyei. And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, 205 A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: In Four Volumes. Collated with the ...

Alexander Pope, Thomas Park - 1808
...Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sueering teach the rest to sueer , 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 friend - • • Dreading...
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Elegant Extracts, Volumes 1-2

Vicesimus Knox - English poetry - 1809
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, H - ; Alike reservVl to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicions friend ; Dreadilig cv'n...
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La Belle Assemblée, Volume 6

1809
...scutnfnl, yet with jealous eyes, Aad hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools,...
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Specimens of the British poets, Volume 2, Part 1

British poets - 1809
...scornful yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that cans'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach...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
...yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike rescrv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools...
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