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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 Monthly Anthology, and Boston Review - Page 313
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - 1713 - 550 pages
...Guilty to all Thoughts and Expreffions of mine, which can be truly nrgtfd of Obfcenity, Profanenefs, or Immorality \ and retract them. If he be my Enemy, let him triumph * if he be my Friend, as 1 have given him noPerfonal Occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of my Repentance. It becomes...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - 1760
...guilty to all thoughts and expreflions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality ; and retract them. If he be my enemy,...triumph ; if he be my friend, as I have given him no peribnal occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not to draw my pen...
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A new and general biographical dictionary, Volume 3

New and general biographical dictionary - 1761
...to all thoughts " and expreffions of mine, which can be truly arraigned of " obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality, and retract them. " If he be my enemy,...triumph ; if he be my friend, " as I have given him no perfonal occafion to be otherwife, " he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not " to draw...
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A New and General Biographical Dictionary: Containing an ..., Volume 3

1761
...to all thoughts " and expreflions of mine, which can be truly arraigned of " obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality, and retract them. " If he be my enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, " as 1 have given him no perlbnal occafion to be otherwife, " he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...expreffions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality ; and retraft them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph; if he be my friend, as I have given him no perfonal occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not to draw my pen...
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The Miscellaneous Works of John Dryden, Esq: Containing All His Original ...

John Dryden - 1767
...expreffions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality ; and retraft them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, as I have given him no perfonal occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not to draw my pen...
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The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces ..., Volume 15, Page 3

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, as I have given him no perfonal occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not to draw my pen in the defence of a bad caufe, when I have fo often drawn it for a good one. Yet it were not difficult to prove, that in many...
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The Works of the English Poets: Dryden

Samuel Johnson - 1779
...expreffions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality ; and retraft them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, as I have given him no perfonal occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes me not to draw my pen...
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The Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - 1783
...thoughts or exprejpons of mine that can be truly accufed of obftenity, immorality , or profanenefs, 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 our beft difpofitions are imperfect, he left Banding in...
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The lives of the most eminent English poets

Samuel Johnson, John Hawkins - 1787
...exprejjiom of mine that can be truly accufed of obfcenity, immorality , or profanenefs, and retraft them. If he be my enemy , let him triumph ; if he be my friend, he •will be glad of my repentance. Yet, as our beft difpofitions are imperfecl, he left ftanding...
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