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" Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. "
Boswell's Life of Johnson: Tour to the Hebrides (1773) and Journey into ... - Page 91
by James Boswell - 1786
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The Stranger: A Literary Paper, Volume 1

1813 - 424 pages
...of his works; and in his epilogue to the satires, he thus speaks of the philanthropist : Let humblef Allen, with an awkward shame Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. * The Bath stone is a species of lime stone. Its nature is such, that when fresh from the quarry, it...
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Classical English letter-writer: or, Epistolary selections designed to ...

Frank Elizabeth - 1814
...Pope, Who, in the following lines, has done justice to his modest and amiable character. " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame," time to time; but if you fatigue yourself any more in writing, it will prevent me that satisfaction....
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Classical English Letter-writer: Or, Epistolary Selections; Designed to ...

Elizabeth Frank - 1814 - 368 pages
...Pope, who, in the following lines* has done justice tb his modest and amiable character. " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame," time to time ; but if you fatigue yourself any more ia writing^ it will prevent me that satisfaction....
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The novels of Henry Fielding ... complete in one volume. To which is ...

Henry Fielding - 1821
...but unnamed, by his own desire ; thus confirming the truth of Pope's beautiful couplet : Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. It is said that this munificent and modest patron made Fielding a present of L.200 at one time, and...
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The British poets, including translations, Volume 42

British poets - 1822
...preaching well; A simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife, Outdo Land art in doctrine—yea, in life : Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Virtue may choose the high or low degree, 'Tis just alike to Virtue and to me ; Dwell in a monk, or...
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The British Poets: Including Translations ...

British poets - 1822
...preaching well; A simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife, Outdo LandafFin doctrine—yea, in life : Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Virtue may choose the high or low degree, 'Tis just alike to Virtue and to me ; Dwell in a monk, or...
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The Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: With Notes and Illustrations by Himself ...

Alexander Pope - 1824
...opulence and respectability, a circumstance alluded to by Pope in the Epilogue to his Satires: Let humble Allen with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope had originally styled him law-born Allen, but afterwards altered it as it now stands, not on the...
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The Works of Alexander Pope: Esq. with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 10

Alexander Pope, William Roscoe - 1824
...opulence and respectability, a circumstance alluded to by Pope in the Epilogue to his Satires : Let humble Allen with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope had originally styled him low-born Allen, but afterwards altered it as it now stands, not on the...
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The Works of Alexander Popekesq., with Notes and Illustrations by ..., Volume 10

Alexander Pope - 1824
...opulence and respectability, a circumstance alluded to by Pope in the Epilogue to his Satires : Let humble Allen with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope had originally styled him low-born Allen, but afterwards altered it as it now stands, not on the...
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Lives of the novelists, Volumes 1-2

sir Walter Scott (bart.) - 1825
...unnamed, by his own desire : thus confirming the truth of Pope's beautiful couplet :— Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame. It is said that this munificent and modest patron made Fielding a present of aoo/. at one time, and...
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