Notable and Quotable–Alexander Pope on the process of Spiritual, Moral and Cultural Deterioration

“Vice is a monster of so frightful mien
As to be hated needs but to be seen;
Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face,
We first endure, then pity, then embrace.”

”• Alexander Pope

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2 comments on “Notable and Quotable–Alexander Pope on the process of Spiritual, Moral and Cultural Deterioration

  1. magnolia says:

    profound. thanks for posting.

  2. Steve Perisho says:

    [url=http://liberlocorumcommunium.blogspot.com/2011/01/lewis-on-stifling-of-all-deep-set.html]Lewis on “the stifling of all deep-set repugnances”[/url]