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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. If he be my enemy,... "
The poetical works of John Dryden, ed. by C.C. Clarke - Page 201
edited by - 1874
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The Miscellaneous Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart, Volume 6

Sir Walter Scott - 1834
...justly; and I have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly accused of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and retract...be my enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, aa I have given him no occasion to be otherwise, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Life of Dryden

Sir Walter Scott - Novelists, English - 1834
...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 things he has taxed me justly ; and 1 have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity,...
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The miscellaneous prose works of Sir Walter Scott, Volume 6

Sir Walter Scott - Chivalry - 1834
...liberal submission, though not without some reflections upon the rudeness of his antagonist's attacks : " I shall say the less of Mr Collier. because in many things he has taxed me justly; and 1 have pleaded guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly accused of obscenity,...
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The Prose Works of Sir Walter Scott, Bart: Essays on chivalry, romance, and ...

Sir Walter Scott - France - 1834
...liberal submission, though not without some reflections upon the rudeness of his antagonist's attacks : " I shall say the less of Mr Collier, because in many...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly accused 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: In Verse and Prose, with a Life, Volume 1

John Dryden - 1837
...author of Absalom and Achitophel, which he thinks is alitile hard on his fanatic patrons in London. kingdoms were machines too ponderous for him to manage...because in many things he has taxed me justly ; and I havo pleaded guiliy to all thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly argued of obscenity,...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL. D.: Lives of the poets

Samuel Johnson, Arthur Murphy - 1837
...thoughts or expressions of mine that can be truly accused of obscenity, immorality, or profaneness, n never desired to apply all the judgment tliat he will be glad of my repentance." Yet, as our best dispositions are imperfect, he left standing in...
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An ecclesiastical history of Great Britain, chiefly of England: from the ...

Jeremy Collier - Great Britain - 1840
...on the subject, in the preface to his Fables. " I shall say the less of Mr. Collier (writes Dryden), because in many things he has taxed me justly, and...thoughts and expressions of mine, which can be truly arraigned for obscenity, profaneness, and immorality, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him...
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The Lives of the English Poets: With Critical Observations on Their Works ...

Samuel Johnson - Poets, English - 1840 - 502 pages
...thoughts or expressions of mine that can be truly accused of obscenity, immorality, or profanenes?, and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, he will be glad of my repentance." Yet as oar best dispositions are imperfect, lie left standing in...
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The Eclectic review. vol. 1-New [8th]

1842
...preface to the Fables : " I shall say the less of Mr. Collier, because in many things he has attacked me justly; and I have pleaded guilty to all thoughts...and expressions of mine which can be truly argued or accused of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality — and I RETRACT THEM. If he be my enemy, let...
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The Gentleman's Magazine, Volume 172

Great Britain - 1842
...the lash of Jeremy Collier, and in the Preface to his Fables he has the manliness to say, " I plead guilty to all thoughts and expressions of mine which...argued of obscenity, profaneness, or immorality, and I retract them." He still, however, is loth to quit the field without a last word in exculpation, and...
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