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" May I have leave to do myself the justice (since my enemies will do me none, and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as to be a Christian, or a moral man), may I have leave, I say... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 30
by Samuel Johnson - 1779
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Fables Antient and Modern: Translated Into Verse from Homer, Ovid, Boccace ...

John Dryden - Fables - 1713 - 550 pages
...nothing loll out of Nature, rho' every thing is alter d. May 1 have leave to do my fclf the Juitice, (fince my Enemies will do me none, and are fo far from granting me to beagood Poet, that they will not allow me fo much as to be a Chriftian, or a Moral Man) may I have...
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The Miscellaneous Works: Containing All His Original Poems, Tales ..., Volume 3

John Dryden - English poetry - 1760
...nothing loft out of nature, tho every thing is altered. May 1 have leave to do myfelf the juftice, (fince my enemies will do me none, and are fo far...that they •will not allow me fo much as to be a Chriltian, or a moral man) may I have leave, I fay, to inform my reader, that 1 have confined my choice...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...lojl out of PA-HIT, though every tiling is altered. May I live lo do ir.jiclf tlis juilice, (fine* my enemies will do me none, and are fo far from granting...me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me Ib much as to be a Chrifiian, or a moral man); may I have, leave, I fay, to inform my reader, that...
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Dryden. Smyth. Duke. King. Sprat. Halifax

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1800
...though every thing is altered. May I have leave to do myfelf thejuftice, (fmce my enemies will dome none, and are fo far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me to be a chriftian, or a moral man) ; may I have leave, I fay, to inform my reader, that I have confined...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Part 1

John Dryden - 1800 - 442 pages
...FABLES : " May I have leave to do myself the justice, since my enemies will do me none, and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as to be a Christian, or a moral man, may I have leave, I say," &c. See vol. iii. p. 630. Ward's...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden ..., Volume 1, Issue 1

John Dryden, Edmond Malone - English prose literature - 1800
...FABLES : " May I have leave to do myself the justice, since my enemies will do me none, and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as to be a Christian, or a moral man, may I have leave, I say," &c. See vol. iii. p. 630. Ward's...
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The Critical and Miscellaneous Prose Works of John Dryden, Now First ...

John Dryden - 1800
...FABLES : " May I have leave to do myself the justice, since my enemies will do me none, and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as to be a Christian, or a moral man, may I have leave, I say," &c. See vol. iii. p. 630. Ward's...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected ...

John Dryden, Walter Scott - English literature - 1808
...altered. May I have leave to do myself the justice, (since my enemies will do me none, f and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as * Gat-toothed, according to Chaucer ; meaning nothing more than goat-toothed, which, applied...
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The Works of John Dryden: Now First Collected in Eighteen Volumes ..., Volume 11

John Dryden - English literature - 1808
...altered. May I have leave to do myself the justice, (since my enemies will do me none, f and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as * Gat-toothed, according to Chaucer ; meaning nothing more than goat-toothed, which, applied...
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The Works of the English Poets, from Chaucer to Cowper: Including ..., Volume 9

Alexander Chalmers - English poetry - 1810
...is altered. May I have leave to do myself the justice (since my enemies will do me none, and are so far from granting me to be a good poet, that they will not allow me so much as to be a Christian, or a moral man) ; may I have leave, 1 say, to inform my reader, that...
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