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" I shall say the less of Mr. Collier, because in many things he has taxed me justly; and I have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and retract them. "
Characteristic Anecdotes of Men of Learning and Genius, Natives of Great ... - Page 304
by John Watkins - 1808 - 552 pages
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden,: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - 1800
...Poets, to excuse their guilt, alledge for themselves, that the degeneracy of the age makes their ' I shall say the less of Mr. Collier,' because in many things he has taxed me justly ; and lewd way of writing necessary : they pretend the auditor? will not be pleased, unless they are thus...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1800
...religion and virtue. Whoever makes this his choice, vrhen the other was in his power, may he go off" I have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of the stage unpitied, complaining of neglect and poverty, the just punishments of his irreligion...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden: Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...religion and virtue. Whoever makes this his choice, vrtien the other was in his power, may he go off I have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of the stage unpitied, complaining of neglect and poverty, the just punishments of his ir religion...
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The poets of Great Britain complete from Chaucer to Churchill

John Bell - 1807
...had the baseness, not to acknowledge his benefactor ; but instead of it, to traduce me in a libel. I shall say the less of Mr. Collier, because in many...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality ; and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...he had the baseness not to acknowledge his benefactor, but, instead of it, to traduce me in a libel. I shall say the less of Mr Collier, because in many...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...magnanimity to acknowledge its justice. In the preface to the Fables, he makes the amende honorable. " I shall say the less of Mr Collier, because in many...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph...
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The Works of John Dryden,: The life of John Dryden

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - 1808
...might be, he was too mu< h conscience-struck to attempt a defence of what was really indefensible. " I shall say the less of Mr Collier, because in many...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and retract them. If he he my enemy, let him triumph...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Sir Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...by profession," said the wag ; " and you know t\io of a trade can never agree. "—Gibber's Apology, many things he has taxed me justly ; and I have pleaded...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 8

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...by profession," said the wag ; " and you know two of a trade can never agree,"— Gibber1! Apology. many things he has taxed me justly ; and I have pleaded...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity, profaneneis, or immorality, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph...
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The Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review, Volume 7

David Phineas Adams, Samuel Cooper Thacher, William Emerson - 1809
...gentleman and a Christian, he replied : " I shall say the less of Mr. Collier, because in many things he taxed me justly, and I have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which may truly be argued of obscenity, profaneness or immorality, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let...
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