The scene should be gently open'd, and his entrance made step by step, and the dangers pointed out that attend him from several degrees, tempers, designs, and clubs of men. He should be prepared to be shocked by some, and caress'd by others; warned who are like to oppose, who to mislead, who to undermine him, and who to serve him. He should be instructed how to know and distinguish them; where he should let them see, and when dissemble the knowledge of them and their aims and workings.
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, Butwhy did you kick me downstairs?Isaac Bickerstaffe
Rien ne dissemble plus de lui que lui-me" me. Nothing resembles him less than himself.Denis Diderot
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love,But - why did you kick me downstairs?Isaac Bickerstaffe
I do not doubt that there has been some ignorance in their having reproved this mode of speech, — that the Virgin Mary is the Mother of God … I cannot dissemble that it is found to be a bad practice ordinarily to adopt this title in speaking of this Virgin: and, for my part, I cannot consider such language as good , proper, or suitable… for to say, the Mother of God for the Virgin Mary, can only serve to harden the ignorant in their superstitions.john calvin
Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love,But—why did you kick me down stairs?john philip kemble
When late I attempted your pity to move, why seemed you so deaf to my prayers? Perhaps it was right to dissemble your love, but why did you kick me downstairs?