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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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Sharpe's London magazine, a journal of entertainment and ..., Volumes 4-5

Anna Maria Hall
...the distressed, whose virtues are immortalised in the well-known couplet of Pope : " Lct honest ALLEN, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." As a mark of gratitude to these friends, and of homage to their virtues, Fielding professed to embody...
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The American Mechanic and Working-man, Volume 2

James Waddel Alexander - 1847
...never make a man respectable, useful, or happy. ; 22* XLI. THE WORKING-MAN'S GOOD WORKS. " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." POPE. IT is an unwilling tribute to moral principle, that even the most hardened of our race dislike...
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The works of Alexander Pope, with notes and illustrations, by ..., Volume 8

Alexander Pope - 1847
...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 North American Review, Volume 68

Jared Sparks, Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge - 1849
...immortalized, both in the character of Allworthy, and in the celebrated couplet of Pope : " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." His kindness to Fielding was, we believe, wholly unsolicited. He once sent him two hundred pounds anonymously,...
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The Complete Poetical Works of William Cowper ...: Including the Copyright ...

William Cowper - 1849 - 672 pages
...of office, aud the spurns That putieut merit of the unworthy takes." Hamlet, iii. 1. t " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.'i Pope. Enis. to Sat. " Grand reservoirs of public happiness, Through secret streams diffusively...
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The poetical works of Alexander Pope. Revised and arranged expressly for the ...

Alexander Pope, William Charles Macready - 1849 - 392 pages
...simple quaker, or a quaker's wife k, Outdo Llandaff ' in doctrine, yea in life : Let humble AILEN, 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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History of England Comprising the Reign of Queen Anne Until the ..., Volume 5

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1851
...letters which had passed on this occasion were, as he desired, made public.f So great was * " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." Pope had at first written " low-born," but afterwards changed the epithet to " humble," a proof...
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ESSAYS AND REVIEWS.

EDWIN P. WHIPPLE - 1851
...immortalized, both in the character of Allworthy, and in the celebrated couplet of Pope : (CLet humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." His kindness to Fielding was, we believe, wholly unsolicited. He once sent him two hundred pounds anonymously,...
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History of England from the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of Aix-la-Chaoelle ...

Philip Henry Stanhope (5th earl.) - 1851
...letters which had passed on this occasion were, as he desired, made public.f So great was * " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." Pope had at first written "low-born," but afterwards changed the epithet to " humble," a proof...
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History of England: From the Peace of Utrecht to the Peace of ..., Volume 5

Earl Philip Henry Stanhope Stanhope - 1853
...happened in the ensuing year. It was supposed at the time , though without foundation, * "Let humble Allen , with an awkward shame, "Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." Pope had at first written "low-born," but afterwards changed the epithet to "humble" a proof that...
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