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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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Broome, Pope, Pitt, Thomson

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1810
...hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise ; 200 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, Ami, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer ; Willing...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 Poetical Register, and Repository of Fugitive Poetry ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1811
...the falsehood serv'd her hateful ends, Congenial audience found in hollow friends ; Who to the tale " assent with civil leer, " And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer;" His friendship o'er me spread that guardian shield, Which his severest virtue best could wield ; Repell'd...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With His Last Corrections, Additions ...

Alexander Pope - 1812
...himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering', others teach to 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 friend ; Dreading e'en fools...
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The Works of the Rev. Jonathan Swift, D.D. ...: With Notes ..., Volume 24

Jonathan Swift - 1813
...caus'd himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering teuch the rest to sneer : Willing to wound, and yet afraid...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to hlame or to commend, A tim'rous foe, and a suspicious friend : Dreading e'en fools...
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English synonyms discriminated

William Taylor - English language - 1813 - 294 pages
...concealed from others. 182 • The 1. inter shuns responsibility, the suggester claims gratitude. Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. Pope. AVe must suggest to the people in what hatred He still hath held them. Shakspeare; To intimate...
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Warburton and his quarrels; including an illustration of his literary ...

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1814
...and too unmercifully avenged. These are alluded to, when the Satirist sings, Damn with faint praise ; assent with civil leer ; And, without sneering, teach...to strike; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike, &c. * From Lord Egmont's MS. Collections. See the Addpnda to Kippis's Biographia Britanoica. r Accusations...
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Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr. Gay, &c. Prose miscellanies by ...

Jonathan Swift - 1814
...Author of the Victim, and Cobbler of Preston.—H. + Verse of Dr. Ev,—H. 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 e'en fools,...
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The Works of Jonathan Swift: Miscellanies, by Mr. Pope, Dr. Arbuthnot, Mr ...

Jonathan Swift, Walter Scott - 1814
...Author of the Victim, and Cobbler of Preston.— H. + Verse of Dr. Ev.— H. 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 e'en fools,...
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Essays, Biographical, Critical and Historical, Illustrative of the Tatler ...

Nathan Drake - English literature - 1814
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faiut praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Wilting to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike; Alike reserv'd...
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The British Plutarch: Containing the Lives of the Most Eminent ..., Volume 5

Francis Wrangham - Great Britain - 1816
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused 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 reserved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe and a suspicious friend ; Dreading e'en fools,...
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