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" 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. "
The Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art - Sivu 417
1823
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A History of the West Indies: Containing the Natural, Civil, and ..., Nide 2

Thomas Coke - 1810
...it in a state of purity. But this, at present, is rather an object of our wishes than our hopes. " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, :• As to be hated, needs but to be seen." Whether, therefore, self interest, or a better motive, shall be made the medium of illumination,...

Rose and Emily, Or, Sketches of Youth

Mrs. Roberts (Margaret Wade) - 1812 - 297 sivua
...would be able to resist all its attractions ; and, under any disguise it might assume, to find it, ' A monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, .needs but to be seem" But, my dear Sir, whoever may have the happiness of being selected as the companion of...

The Intellectual repository for the New Church. (July/Sept. 1817 ...

New Church gen. confer - 1872
...nor one grain of gold which we did not buy in Hatton Garden t Ex uno discs.. In vain Pope wrote : " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien As to be hated needs but to be seen," becanse, though fresh from any villany, our looking-glass shews us no such fright. Some...

Proverbs, Chiefly Taken from the Adagia of Erasmus, with ..., Nide 1

Robert Bland - 1814 - 139 sivua
...who would keep his morals untainted, must not associate familiarly with the debauched and wicked. " 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 admire, next pity, then embrace." The...

Rose and Emily; Or Sketches of Youth

Margaret Roberts - 1815
...would be able to resist all its attractions; and, under any disguise it might assume, to find it, ' A monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen.' But, my dear Sir, whoever may have the happiness of being selected as the companion of'your...

Immediate, Not Gradual Abolition, Or, An Inquiry Into the Shortest, Safest ...

Elizabeth Heyrick - 1824 - 24 sivua
...familiarity, be brought to endure and tolerate almost any thing. He had caught the poet's idea, that — " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, " As to be hated, need but to be seen ; " But, seen too oft, familiar with her face, " We first endure, then pity, then...

Considerations for Young Men

Jared Bell - 1832 - 205 sivua
...was the gateway to desire ; that self-confidence was a broken reed, inadequate to their support. " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with its face, We first abhor, then pity, then embrace." They...

The Stranger's Gift: A Christmas and New Year's Present

Hermann Bokum - 1836 - 103 sivua
...his neighbors. In short, we are ever and ever reminded here of the poet, who well observes, that *' 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." When...

Ups and Downs in the Life of a Distressed Gentleman

William Leete Stone - 1836 - 225 sivua
...associations, and to render them as sweet as innocent, as innocent as gay, as gay as happy : — 4 Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen ; But seen too oft, familiar with his face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.' Knowing...

American Quarterly Review, Nide 19

Robert Walsh - 1836
...qualities which they possess. Virtue needs not the embroidered robe of rhetoric to make her charming, and " Vice is a monster of such frightful mien, As to be hated, needs but to be seen." In the pages of Scott both are portrayed in their true colours, and no one, whose moral...




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