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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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HOYT'S NEW CYCLOPEDIA OF PRACTICAL QUOTATIONS

KATE LOUISE ROBERTS - 1922
...SL CLEMENS (Mark Twain) — Memoranda. PAINE'S Biography of Mark Twain. Vol. III. P. 1513 2 Immodest 'f~Nw'=g k ,W 1 L j\eG2.x(F > V} sense. WENTWORTH DILLON— Essay on Translated Verse. L. 113. 3 Thy modesty's a candle to thy merit....
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Memoirs and Proceedings of the Manchester Literary & Philosophical Society

Manchester Literary and Philosophical Society - 1895
...persons "of every profession educated at Edinburgh, excepted." Quoting the lines of Pope :— " Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense." He remarks:— " Now is not want of sense, when a man has the mis" fortune to be so circumstanced,...
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English Translation Theory 1650-1800

T. R. Steiner - 1975 - 159 Seiten
...Bait, 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, Who among Troops of faultless Nymphs may chuse?...
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The Star

...otherwise. Indeed such allusions are, in general, evidences of frivolity : as the poot remarks, " Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense." A Student in Botany, — The dodril is the name of the poisonous plant, which sustains its...
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Dictionary of Quotations

Connie Robertson - 1998 - 669 Seiten
...on Translated Verse Choose an author as you choose a friend. 9618 Essay on Translated Verse Immodest The Gracehoper was always jigging ajog, hoppy on akkant sense. 9619 Essay on Translated Verse The multitude is always in the wrong. ROSE Billy 1899-1966 9620...
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Lexicology, Semantics, and Lexicography: Selected Papers from the Fourth G.L ...

Julie Coleman, Christian Kay - 2000 - 249 Seiten
...have been carefully excluded", and he provides a rhyming couplet suitable for the occasion: Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. (Hotten 1865: xv)12 He confesses that, of those words remaining, he "scarcely knew what to do...
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Words on Words: Quotations about Language and Languages

David Crystal, Hilary Crystal - 2000 - 580 Seiten
...constituting a most solemn imprecation. Charles Dickens, 1849-50, David Copperfield, Ch. 3 43:18 Immodest words admit of no defence, / For want of decency is want of sense. Wenrworth Dillon, 1684, Essay on Translated Verse, "3 43:19 Swearin' belongs to some thrades,...
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The Origins of English Words: A Discursive Dictionary of Indo-European Roots

Joseph Twadell Shipley - 2001 - 636 Seiten
...is far from the first. Lord Roscommon, in his Essay on Translated Verse (1684), declared: Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. Thackeray, as editor, rejected a poem by Elizabeth Barrett Browning because it contained the...
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The Anatomy of Swearing

Ashley Montagu - 2001 - 370 Seiten
...was wrong. Damns will never cease to have their day. CHAPTER FIFTEEN The Four-Letter Words Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense. WENTWOHTH DILLON, Earl of Roscommon, Essay on Translated Verse, 1684 Oh perish the use of the...
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Verse in English from Tudor and Stuart Ireland

Andrew Carpenter - 2003 - 598 Seiten
...Bait, 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," Who among Troops of faultless Nymphs may chuse?...
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