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

Posted by Kendall Harmon

“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

Filed under: * Culture-WatchHistoryPoetry & Literature* TheologyAnthropologyEthics / Moral Theology

Posted July 13, 2012 at 4:40 am [Printer Friendly] [Print w/ comments]

1. magnolia wrote:

profound. thanks for posting.

July 13, 6:27 pm | [comment link]
2. Steve Perisho wrote:

Lewis on “the stifling of all deep-set repugnances”

July 14, 2:20 am | [comment link]
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