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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 Poetical Works of Alexander Pope: With a Life, Volume 3

Alexander Pope - 1859
...of a Defence of Christianity against Tindal. Outdo Landaff 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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Always ready, or, Every one his pride

Always - 1859 - 309 pages
...manner as to remind one of the first epilogue to Pope's Satires, which runs thus : — ' Let * * * * with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame.' " Previous to leaving their ship, they made a promise not to take a drop of grog till their burden...
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The Poetical Works of Alexander Pope

Alexander Pope - 1859 - 478 pages
...restrained by an aet of parliament in 1736. 4 A poor bishopric in Wales, as poorly supplied. Let humble n r b bD89= `* ȫ ,z J 1 f,a rmr# $ } LՂU`$X |A M Iind it fame. Virtue may choose the high or low degrce, 'Tis just alike to Virtue, and to me ; Dwell...
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The Cornhill Magazine

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1902
...his ' Amelia.' Pope made Allen's acquaintance in 1736 and put him into his ' Satires of Horace ' : Let low-born Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame ; subsequently amending the epithet to ' humble ' ; not, it is said, by request. Of course, Pope quarrelled...
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The Cornhill Magazine, Volumes 11-12; Volume 85

William Makepeace Thackeray - 1902
...Amelia.' Pope made Allen's acquaintance in 1 736 and put him into his ' Satires of Horace ' : Let low-bom Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame ; subsequently amending the epithet to ' humble ' ; not, it is said, by request. Of course, Pope quarrelled...
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Temple Bar, Volume 77

George Augustus Sala, Edmund Yates - 1886
...one day at Prior Park, the residence of Ralph Allen, to whom Pope refers in the lines : "Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame," Warburton begged Quin to furnish the company with some taste of his qualifications as an actor. Quin...
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Poetical Works: To which is Prefixed a Life of the Author

Alexander Pope - 1860
...well; A simple (junker, or a quakrr's wife, Ouid.i LindatT in doe-trine, — yea in life: i*'t humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it famo* Virtue may choose the high or low degree, T'.« just alike to virtue and to me ; Dwell in a monk,...
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Essays and Reviews, Volume 2

Edwin Percy Whipple - 1861
...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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Autobiography, Letters and Literary Remains of Mrs. Piozzi (Thrale), Volume 1

Hester Lynch Piozzi - 1861 - 531 pages
...have found it out had he not felt it, disobliged his patron Mr. Allen so much by these lines, " See low-born Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to 8nd it fame; " that he was forced to learn by experience how one of the best and humblest of mankind...
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Black's Guide to the South-western Counties of England: Dorsetshire

1862 - 417 pages
...Ralph Allen— "the Squire Allworthy" of Fielding's Tom Jones, and eulogized by Pope, — " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame," — had introduced here the bathing-machine, and drawn attention to the salubrity of its position....
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