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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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Untrodden English Ways

Henry Charles Shelley - 1908 - 341 pages
...literature endures Allen is secure in remembrance. Pope has enshrined his memory in the lines. " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame." 3!>?<)t>?<)C>?<)C>?«C>?<)C>?<)C>?<)C>?<)C>?^ It is true the poet later in life grew cold towards his...
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Author's Digest: The World's Great Stories in Brief, Volume 20

Rossiter Johnson - 1908
...Tom Jones, the original of which, Ralph Allen of Bristol, is celebrated in Pope's lines: " Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame." Alma, in Spenser's Faerie Queene, the Queen of Body Castle — the human soul. Almanzor, the hero of...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - 1911 - 761 pages
...And all of God, that bless mankind, or mend. 607 Pope : Essay on Man. Epis. iii. Line 30? Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. 608 Pope : Epil. to Satires. Dialogue i. Line 135. There are, while human miseries abound, A thousand...
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Heroes and Heroines of Fiction: Modern Prose and Poetry, Volume 1

William S. Walsh - 1914 - 391 pages
...fame. The character is drawn from Ralph Allen, the friend alike of Fielding and of Pope. Let bumble Allen with an awkward shame Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame. POPE: Epilogue to the Satires, Dialogue 1, 136. Allen, however, was not so humble as not to object...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

John Bartlett, Nathan Haskell Dole - 1914 - 1454 pages
...Odyssey, book xv. lin 83, with "parting" instead of "going." W. • Line 69. Line re. Line 110. POPE. ) good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Epilogue to the Satire». Dialogue i. Line 136. To Berkeley every virtue under heaven. Dialogue ii. Line 73 When the...
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Formative Types in English Poetry: The Earl Lectures of 1917

George Herbert Palmer - 1918 - 310 pages
...sense. All the distant din the world can keep Rolls o'er my grotto, and but soothes my sleep. Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth and blush to find it fame. Feign what I will, and paint it e'er so strong, Some rising genius sins up to my song. My head and...
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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...damn'd to fame. POPE— Dunciad. Bk. III. L. 158. Essay on Man. IV. 284. (See also SAVAGE) 15 Let humble a chaleur et de la froideur du sang. All the passions are nothing else than POPE — Epilogue to Satire. Dialogue IL 135. 16 Above all Greek, above all Roman fame. POPE— Epistles...
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English Satires

William Henry Oliphant Smeaton - 1899 - 298 pages
...preaching well; A simple Quaker, or a Quaker's wife, Outdo Llandaffin 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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Giving: Charity and Philanthropy in History

Robert H. Bremner - 1996 - 241 pages
...The Social Milieu of Alexander Pope (New Haven: Yale University Press, 1975), 8, 15-41. Let humble Allen, with an awkward Shame Do Good by stealth, and blush to find it Fame are in "Epilogue to the Satires," The Complete Poetical Works of Alexander Pope, edited by Henry W....
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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

Ignatius Sancho - 1998 - 336 pages
...their education. 2 From Pope, Epilogue to the Satires (London, 1738), 1:135-136, misquoted: "Let humble ALLEN, with an awkward Shame, / Do good by stealth, and blush to find it Fame." LETTER XXXIX 1 On The Morning Post, and Daily Advertiser see vol. I letter LVIII, note 2. 2 Pharmacopolist:...
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