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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 Works of Oliver Goldsmith: Biographies. Reviews. Animated Nature. Cock ...

Oliver Goldsmith - 1854 - 1 pages
...but in charity : there are few who will buy the character of 1 Ralph Allen (died 1764). " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." He is said to have been the Squire Allworthy of Fielding's "Tom Jones." benevolence at the rate for...
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The Works of William Cowper: Comprising His Poems, Correspondence ..., Volume 6

William Cowper, Robert Southey - 1854
...insolence of office, and the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes. Hamlet, iii. 1. 22 Let hnmble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope. Eptst. to Sat. Grand reservoirs of public happiness Through secret streams diffusively they bless...
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The Works of William Cowper, Volume 6

William Cowper - 1854
...insolence of office, and the spurns That patient merit of the unworthy takes. Hamlet, iii. 1. 23 Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope. Epiat. to Sat. Grand reservoirs of public happiness Through secret streams diffusively they bless...
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The Life of Henry Fielding

Frederick Lawrence - 1855 - 384 pages
...the distressed, whose virtues are immortalised in the well-known couplet of Pope : " Let humble ALLEN, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." l As a mark of gratitude to these friends, and of homage to their virtues, Fielding professed to embody...
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Where is it? A dictionary of common poetical quotations in the English language

Where - 1855 - 68 pages
...a shade.1 Paraphrase of Job. YOUNG. Die of a rose, in aromatic pain. Essay on Man, epistle i. POPE. Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Epilogue to Satires. POPE. Drest in a little brief authority. Measure for Measure, act ii, scene 2. SHAKESPEARE....
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856
...simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife,2 Outdo Landaff3 in doctrine, yea, in life : Let humble Allen,4 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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With Memoir, Critical ..., Volume 1

Alexander Pope, George Gilfillan - 1856
...simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife,2 Outdo Landaff3 in doctrine, yea, in life : Let humble Allen,4 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 Task, Table Talk, and Other Poems: With Critical Observations of Various ...

William Cowper - 1856 - 435 pages
...applause of the public, but even the grateful acknowledgments of the receiver. " Lot humble Allon, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." Pope. Epis. to Sat, " Grand reservoirs of public happiness Through secret streams diffusively they...
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The United Presbyterian Magazine

1858
...Seldom has the counsel of Pope been more sedulously followed than by Gavin Struthers : " Like humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." At all times he was a man of deeds, rather than of words. What he was, was known from what he did,...
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Novels and Novelists: From Elizabeth to Victoria, Volume 1

John Cordy Jeaffreson - 1858
...Prior Park, of whom Pope made the beautiful and well-known couplet, "Let humble Allen, with au awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame ;" and of whom Dr. Grainger spoke in his " Ode to Solitude," " Nor yet unrecompensed are virtue's pains,...
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