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Utterly would my readers misconceive that very clever young man, if they held him to be a hypocrite like Blifil or Joseph Surface.
It might clear the air when such personages as Blifil or Lady Bellaston poison it.
He would not rob a church, but that is all; and a pretty long argument may be debated, as to which of these old types, the spendthrift, the hypocrite, Jones and Blifil, Charles and Joseph Surface,—is the worst member of society and the most deserving of censure.

Examples of Blifil

Example #1
Chillingly Gordon, in every private sense of the word, was a gentleman.
Example #2
Apart from the congeniality of political sentiment, there were other points of friendly contact between the older and younger man.
Example #3
My lady seldom drank wine; but on certain days of the year, such as birthdays (poor Harry had never a one) and anniversaries, she took a little; and this day, the 29th December, was one.
Example #4
Charles Lamb says finely of Jones, that a single hearty laugh from him “clears the air”—but then it is in a certain state of the atmosphere.
Example #5
The prodigal Captain Booth is a better man than his predecessor Mr. Jones, in so far as he thinks much more humbly of himself than Jones did: goes down on his knees, and owns his weaknesses, and cries out, “Not for my sake, but for the sake of my pure and sweet and beautiful wife Amelia, I pray you, O critical reader, to forgive me.
Example #6
I protest even against his being considered a more than ordinary young fellow, ruddy-cheeked, broad-shouldered, and fond of wine and pleasure.