|John Bartlett (18201905). Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. 1919.|
|AUTHOR:||Alexander Pope (16881744)|
|QUOTATION:||Vice is a monster of so frightful mien,|
As to be hated needs but to be seen; 1
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face,
We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
|ATTRIBUTION:||Essay on Man. Epistle ii. Line 217.|