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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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Stokes' Encyclopedia of Familiar Quotations: Containing Five Thousand ...

1906 - 763 Seiten
...shore, To one thing constant never, SHAKESPEARE, Much Ado about Nothing, ii, 3 Decency, — Immodest words admit of no defence ; For want of decency is want of sense, EARL OP ROSCOMMON, Essay on Translated Verse Decide, — Once to every man and nation comes...
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Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century ...

Joel Elias Spingarn - 1908
...Bait, 20 Habitual Innocence adorns her Thoughts, But your neglect must answer for her Faults. Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of Decency is want of Sense. What mod'rate Fop would rake the Park or Stews, 25 Who among Troops of faultless Nymphs may...
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Critical Essays of the Seventeenth Century ...

Joel Elias Spingarn - 1908
...Bait, 20 Habitual Innocence adorns her Thoughts, But your neglect must answer for her Faults. Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of Decency is want of Sense. What mod'rate Fop would rake the Park or Stews, 2 5 Who among Troops of faultless Nymphs may...
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The Modern Language Review, Band 3

1908
...etiquette of life, to the sentiment of what is ordered and decent. Roscommon's couplet was: Immodest words admit of no defence For want of decency is want of sense. This elimination of the representation of inferior orders in nature is inherent in Pope's injunction...
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A Dictionary of Quotations from English and American Poets

Henry George Bohn, Anna Lydia Ward - 1911 - 761 Seiten
...endeavor, Content to dwell in decencies for ever. 3294 Pope : Moral Essays. Epis. ii. Line 163 Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. 3295 Roscommon : Essay on Translated Verse. Line 113. Her modest looks the cottage might adorn,...
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Albany Medical Annals, Band 33

1912
...except when used in a mealy-mouthed attempt to aestheticise an uncompromising act of nature. " Immodest words admit of no defence For want of decency is want of sense." But there is nothing more immodest than false modesty and the offence against decency is aggravated...
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Bulletin of the American Academy of Medicine, Band 13

American Academy of Medicine - 1912
...except when used in a mealy-mouthed attempt to estheticize an uncompromising act of nature. "Immodest words admit of no defence For want of decency is want of sense." But there is nothing more immodest than false modesty and the offence against decency is aggravated...
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English Literature

Edwin Lillie Miller - 1917 - 597 Seiten
...one of these, the Earl of Roscommon ( 1633-1684) , wrote at least one memorable couplet: " Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense." A second of them, Sheffield, Duke of Buckinghamshire (1649-1720), in his " Essay on Poetry,"...
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The Naturalist in a Boarding School

William A. Murrill - 1919 - 276 Seiten
...Formed of two mighty tribes, the Bores and Bored. Byron At every word a reputation dies. Pope Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. Earle of Roscommon Who think too little, and who talk too much. Dryden O many a shaft, at random...
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Manners and Conduct in School and Out

1921 - 28 Seiten
...of others, and to make you seem vulgar and "horrid." Use your handkerchief. THE STREET-CAR Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. — Earl of Roscommon. 1) Avoid rushing ahead of others to secure a seat in a street-car, or...
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