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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: Including Boswell's Journal of a Tour of the ... - Page 91
by James Boswell - 1786
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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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Selected Poetry

Alexander Pope - 1998 - 226 pages
...destroyed the lowest rank of the people till it was restrained by an act of Parliament in 1736. 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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Ways of Reading: Advanced Reading Skills for Students of English Literature

Martin Montgomery, Alan Durant, Nigel Fabb, Sarah Mills - 2000 - 369 pages
...between these usually very different concepts (see Unit 9, Rhyme and sound patterning): Let humble ALLEN, with an awkward Shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it Fame. This function of parallelism suggests that the conventional distinction between form and content is...
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Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama: Volume I

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 2004 - 592 pages
...Tragedy of Philip Chabot. Allen (Ralph), the friend of Pope, and benefactor of Fielding. Let humble Allen, with an awkward shame, Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame. Pope. Allen (Long), a soldier in the " guards " of king Richard I.— Sir W. Scott, The Talisman. Allen...
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Letters of the Late Ignatius Sancho, an African

Ignatius Sancho - 2005 - 310 pages
...little more than plain fenfe — fheer good-nature — and a right honeft heart— thou canft — " Like low-born Allen, with an awkward shame, " Do good by stealth, and blush to find it fame f" Now, by my grandame's beard — I will not thank you for your prefent — although my ears have...
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