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" So effectually indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation of decency has always been considered among us as the mark of a fool. "
Critical and Historical Essays Contributed to the Edinburgh Review - Page 345
by Baron Thomas Babington Macaulay Macaulay - 1870 - 462 pages
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The Edinburgh Review: Or Critical Journal, Volume 78

1843
...Vanbrugh. So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation...decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salutary ever effected by any satirist,...
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The Eclectic Museum of Foreign Literature, Science and Art ..., Volume 3

Eliakim Littell - 1843
...Vanbrugh. So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation...decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salutary ever effected by any satirist,...
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Critical and Miscellaneous Essays, Volume 5

Thomas Babington Macaulay Baron Macaulay - Great Britain - 1844
...Vanbrugh. So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation...decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salutary ever effected by any satirist,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1853
...Vanhrugh. So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation...decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salutary ever effected by any satirist,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray, James Hannay - Humorists, English - 1853 - 309 pages
...Tearsheet for * "So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation of decency has always been considered, amongst us, the sure mark of a fool." MACAULAY. ** " The Court was sat before Sir Roger came; but,...
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The English humourists of the eighteenth century: a series of lectures

William Makepeace Thackeray - English literature - 1853 - 297 pages
...No. 1. 1 " So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation of decency has always been considered, amongst us, the sure mark of a fool." MACACLAY. 1 " The Court was sat before Sir Roger came ; but,...
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-THE WORKS OF JOSEPH ADDISON

GEORGE WASHINGTON GREENE - 1854
...Vanbrugh. So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation...decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salutary ever effected by any satirist,...
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The English Humourists of the Eighteenth Century: A Series of Lectures ...

William Makepeace Thackeray - Authors, English - 1854 - 297 pages
...No. 1. 1 " So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation of decency has always been considered, amongst us, the sure mark of a fool." MACAULAY. * " The Court was sat before Sir Roger came ; but,...
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The Works of Joseph Addison: Including the Whole Contents of Bp ..., Volume 1

Joseph Addison - English literature - 1853
...retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, tho open violation of decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salu^ tary ever effected by any satirist,...
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Biographical Sketches of Eminent British Poets: Chronologically Arranged ...

English poetry - 1857 - 508 pages
...Vanburgh. So effectually, indeed, did he retort on vice the mockery which had recently been directed against virtue, that, since his time, the open violation...decency has always been considered among us as the sure mark of a fool. And this revolution, the greatest and most salutary ever effected by any satirist,...
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