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" Immodest words admit of no defence ; For want of decency is want of sense. "
A Collection of English Songs: With an Appendix of Original Pieces - Seite 7
von Alexander Dalrymple - 1796 - 221 Seiten
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Dictionary of Quotations: (English)

Philip Hugh Dalbiac - 1897 - 510 Seiten
...admitted into public councils, Betrays like treason." ADD1SON. Cato (Cato), Act II., Sc. I. " Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense." ROSCOMMON. Essay on Translated Verse. " Imperial Caesar, dead and turned to clay, Might stop...
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The children's prayer, addresses on the Lord's prayer

James Wells - 1898 - 189 Seiten
...manly. " Maintain your rank, vulgarity despise, To swear is neither brave, polite, nor wise ; Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense." The Red Indians have not one single oath in their mother-tongues. They do swear now, but they...
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A first sketch of English literature. With suppl. to the end of queen ...

Henry Morley - 1912
...Himself, in a corrupt time, a poet of " unspotted lays," he was true to his doctrine that ' Immodest Charles l I. After " Aurenge Zebe," Dryden did cease for sense.'' When he tells the translator that he must thoroughly understand what he is translating, he...
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Familiar Quotations: A Collection of Passages, Phrases, and Proverbs Traced ...

1903 - 1158 Seiten
...Essay on Translated Verse. Line 87, And choose an anthor as you choose a friend. Line 96. Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. IAne 113. The multitude is always in the wrong. Line is*. My God, my Father, and my Friend,...
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Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities: The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving ...

Robert Smith Surtees - 1903 - 240 Seiten
...gentlemen," said he, taking off his cap with great gravity, and extending his right arm — " Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense " ; a couplet so apropos, and so well delivered, as to have the immediate effect of restoring...
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Stepping Stones to Manhood: A Book of Inspiration for Boys and Young Men

William Peter Pearce - 1903 - 352 Seiten
...corrupt and may flourish, as Carlyle said : "Like a hemlock forest after a thousand years." "Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense." One of the most historic structures in the world was the Campanile, or the bell-tower of St....
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Jorrocks's Jaunts and Jollities: The Hunting, Shooting, Racing, Driving ...

Robert Smith Surtees - 1903 - 240 Seiten
...gentlemen," said he, taking off his cap with great gravity, and extending his right arm — " Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense " ; a couplet so apropos, and so well delivered, as to have the immediate effect of restoring...
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A History of English Poetry, Band 3

William John Courthope - 1903
...of the Essay on Criticism evidently learned something from him as well as from Mulgrave : Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. Truth still is one ; Truth is divinely bright ; No cloudy doubts obscure her native light. While...
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The World's Best Poetry ...

John Vance Cheney, Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts, Charles Francis Richardson, Francis Hovey Stoddard, John Raymond Howard - 1904
...bounds, The credit of his book confounds. The Painter who pleased Nobody and Everybody. J. GAY. Immodest words admit of no defence. For want of decency is want of sense. But foul descriptions are offensive still, Either for being like or being ill. Essay on Translated...
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House of Commons Debates, Official Report, Band 1

Canada. Parliament. House of Commons - 1904
...not going to throw back names; he can call me what he likes, but he should remember that : Immoderate words admit of no defence For want of decency is want of common sense. I am prepared to discuss this case upon its merits and I am not afraid to say that I...
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