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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 Rhetorical Reader: Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - Elocution - 1838 - 304 pages
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise; 5 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet affraid to strike; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend,...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1838 - 306 pages
...translation of Homer, is an example that cannot fail to attract attention. Damn with faint praise, || assent with civil leer, , And without sneering teach the rest to sneer, v Willing to wound, ij and — yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, || and— hesitate dislike...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Ed. by H.F. Cary, with a biogr. notice ...

Alexander Pope - 1839
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that caused himself to rise ; Damn with faint praise, * / ; Alike reserved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, and a suspicious friend ; Dreading even fools,...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric, and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1839 - 306 pages
...scornful, yet with jealnuaeyea, And hate for arts that caus'd himself to rise, Damn with faint praise, || assent with civil leer, And without sneering teach...|| and — yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, j| and — hesitate dislike ; Alike resolved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, |( and — a...
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The Rhetorical Reader Consisting of Instructions for Regulating the Voice ...

Ebenezer Porter - 1839
...scornful, yet with jealous eyes, And hate for arts that.caus'd himself to rise; 5 Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And, without sneering, teach the rest to sneer; Willing to wound, and yet affraid to strike, Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend,...
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The Polytechnic Journal, Volume 2

Arts - 1840
...yon have not perhaps learnt the art, as Mr Reid says in his title-page, io Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer, And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer. '. ii:i; ji; ' . * * It is difficult for ns to explain all this, and we should be sorry to make any...
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Selections from the British Poets, Volume 1

Fitz-Greene Halleck - English poetry - 1840
...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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Miscellanies of Literature

Isaac Disraeli - Authors, English - 1840 - 484 pages
...and too unmercifully avenged. These are alluded to, when the satirist sings, Damn with faint praise ; assent with civil leer ; And, without sneering, teach...strike ; Just hint a fault, and hesitate dislike, &c. Accusations crowded faster than the pen could write them down. Pope never composed with more warmth....
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The Works of George Campbell: Philosophy of rhetoric

George Campbell - Theology - 1840
...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...strike, Just hint a fault, || and — hesitate dislike ; Alike reserv'd to blame, or to commend, A tim'rous foe, H and — a suspicious friend ; Dreading...
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A Grammar of Rhetoric and Polite Literature: Comprehending the Principles of ...

Alexander Jamieson - English language - 1840 - 306 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...|| and — yet afraid to strike, Just hint a fault, I) and — hesitate dislike ; Alike resolved to blame, or to commend, A timorous foe, || and — a...
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