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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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Select Poets of Great Britain: To which are Prefixed, Criticial Notices of ...

William Hazlitt - 1825 - 562 pages
...well ; A simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife, Outdo Landaff in doetrine, yea in life : Let low-bom Ⴠ h ; Virtue may ehoose the high or low degree, 'Tis just alike to virtue, and to me ; Dwell in a monk,...
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The Poetical Works, Volume 2

Alexander Pope - 1828
...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,...
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The London Encyclopaedia: Or, Universal Dictionary of Science ..., Volume 21

Thomas Curtis - 1829
...fierce eyes with sparkling fury glow ; Now sighs ¡teal out, and tears begin to flow. Pope. Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame. Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Id. A factor itole a gem away. Id. At a time when he had no steward, he itole away. Saift'. Variety...
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The Southern Review, Volume 4

1829
...individual, on whom Pope has conferred the immortality of his verse in the well remembered lines, Let humble Allen with an awkward shame Do good by stealth and blush to call il fame. Nor is it less a subject of sympathy and interest, that the beautiful wife of poor Fielding,...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, Esq: To which is Prefixed the Life of ...

Alexander Pope, Samuel Johnson - 1830 - 484 pages
...well ; A simple quakcr, or a quaker's wife, Outdo LandalT in doctrine, yea in life : Let humble ^2[ 4O MvPA\ٌ4 ? t |Q `E ; : Virtue may choose the high or low degree, 'Tis just alike to virtue and to me ; Dwell in a monk,...
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The History of Tom Jones, a Foundling, Volume 1

Henry Fielding, Sir Walter Scott - 1831
...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 200/. at one time, and...
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The history of Tom Jones

Henry Fielding - 1832
...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 2CXH. at one time, and...
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Biographical Memoirs of Eminent Novelists, and Other Distinguished ..., Volume 3

Walter Scott - 1834
...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 Works of William Cowper, Esq., Comprising His Poems ..., Volume 9

William Cowper - 1836
...4-10 An ass's burthen, and when laden most And heaviest, light of foot steals fast away. 23 Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope. Epis. to Sut. Grand reservoirs of public happiness Through secret streams diffusively they bless...
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Translation from Madame de La Mothe-Guion. The task. Tirocinium. John Gilpin ...

William Cowper - 1836
...440 An ass's burthen, and when laden most And heaviest, light of foot steals fast away. 53 Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope. Epls. to Sat. Grand reservoirs of public happiness Through secret streams diffusively they bless...
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