|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Damn with faint praise, assent with civil leer,|
And without sneering, teach the rest to sneer.
Pope.Epi. to Arbuthnot, Line 201.
|Or ravishd with the whistling of a name,|
See Cromwell damnd to everlasting fame.
Pope.Essay on Man, Epi. IV. Line 283.
|Charmd with the foolish whistling of a name.|
Cowley.Transl. Georg., Book II. Line 458. [The phrase is Cowleys and not Popes, for he was not born until thirty years after the death of Cowley.]