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" 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, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, as I have given him no personal occasion to... "
The Works of the English Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and Critical - Page 41
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
...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 - English poetry - 1760
...expreflions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality ; and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him 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: Containing an ..., Volume 3

Biography - 1761
...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 Lives of the Most Eminent English Poets;: With Critical ..., Volume 2

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1783
...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
...thoughts or 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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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 20

English poets - 1790
...expreffions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality; and retract them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph; if he be my friend, as I have given him ao perfonal occafion to be otherwife, he will be glad of roy repentance. It becomes me not to draw...
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The works of the English poets. With prefaces, biographical and ..., Volume 2

English poets - 1790
...thoughts or expreffions of mine " that can be truly accufed of obfcenity, im" morality, or profanenefs, and retraft them. " If he be my enemy, let him triumph; if he " be my friend, he will be glad of my repen" tance." Yet as our beft difpofitions are imperfcft, he left ftanding in...
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The Works of Samuel Johnson.LL.D..: The lives of the English poets

Samuel Johnson - 1792
...expreffions of mine that can be truly accufed of " obfcenity, 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 re" pentance." Yet as our beft difpofitions are imperfect, he left flanding in...
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The Lives of the English Poets: and a Criticism of Their Work

Samuel Johnson - English poetry - 1795 - 536 pages
...thoughts or exprejjions of mine fhat can be truly accufed of obfcenity , immorality , or projanenefs, 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 imperfect, he left ftanding in...
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The Works of the British Poets: With Prefaces, Biographical and ..., Volume 6

English poetry - 1795
...expreflions of mine, which can be truly argued of obfcenity, profanenefs, or immorality, and retrari them. If he be my enemy, let him triumph ; if he be my friend, t> 1 have given him no personal occaCon to be otherwife, he will be glad of my repentance. It becomes...
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