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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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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - English literature - 1824
...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 ; * Spence's Anec. p. 149. Singer's ed. Alike reserved to blame, > or to commend, A timorous foe, and...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 6

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - English literature - 1824
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused 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 reserved to blame, or to commend, 205 A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend; NOTES. much...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope - 1824
...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 ; * Spence's Anec. p. 149. Singer's ed. Alike reserved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and...
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Select British Poets, Or, New Elegant Extracts from Chaucer to the Present ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1824 - 822 pages
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; Damn with faint praise, Avoid extremes; and shun the fault of such, Who still...trifle scorn to take offence, That always shows great p ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools,...
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Oeuvres, Volume 1

Jacques Delille - English poetry - 1824
...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...wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, aud hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend...
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The Poetical Works of Alex. Pope: With a Sketch of the Author's Life

Alexander Pope - 1825 - 524 pages
...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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The British anthology; or, Poetical library, Volumes 3-4

British anthology - 1825
...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 ev'n fools...
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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - English poetry - 1825 - 562 pages
...eaus'd himself to rise ; Daum with faint praise, assent with eivil kit, And, without sneering, teaeh the rest to sneer ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid...to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to eommend, A timorous foe, and a suspieious friend ; Dreading ev'n fools,...
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English Synonymes: With Copious Illustrations and Explanations, Drawn from ...

George Crabb - English language - 1826 - 688 pages
...declare it in express terms. Hints are thrown out ; they are frequently characterized as broken ; Willing to wound, and yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike. POPE. Suggestions are offered ; they are frequently termed idle or ill-grounded ; We must suggest to...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - Eloquence - 1826 - 306 pages
...Aer ; tike : • tope, bamn with faint praise. H assent with civil leer, And without sneenOK tench the rest to sneer, Willing to wound, [| and— yet afraid to strike, Just hrnt a fault, || and— hesitate dislike ; Alikf resolved to hlame, or to commend, A timorous foe,...
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