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  • I did not turn a deaf ear to these censurers. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • But no where do we find the least trace of irritability, and still less of quarrelsome or affected contempt of his censurers. Cited from Biographia Literaria, Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  • He rails against none but censurers, against whom he thinks he rails lawfully, and censurers are all those that are better than himself. Cited from Character Writings of the 17th Century, by Various
  • He bestowed on his censurers no more consideration than they deserved, and went on to prepare an edition of Dry den for the press. Cited from Lives of the English Poets, by Henry Francis Cary
  • After all, Tindal and the censurers of Young may be reconcilable. Cited from Lives of Poets: Gay etc by Samuel Johnson
  • Swift has been censured for the cold-blooded cynicism of this piece of writing, but these censurers have entirely misunderstood both his motive and his meaning. Cited from The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Vol. VII, by Jonathan Swift
  • Such censurers as these, whether they speak from their own guess or suspicion, or from the report and opinion of others, may properly be said to slander the reputation of the book they condemn. Cited from The History of Tom Jones, a foundling, H. Fielding
  • Every woman had her admirers and her censurers; and the expectations which one raised were by another quickly depressed; yet there was one in whose favour almost all suffrages concurred. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson in Nine Volumes, Vol. IV, by Samuel Johnson
  • There, I hope and believe, his censurers will find, on the trial, that the author is as faithful a representative of the general sentiment of the people of England, as any person amongst them can be of the ideas of his own party. Cited from Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. IV. (of 12), by Burke
  • He does not, as the poet may be affirmed by his censurers to do, travel for ever in a circle, but continues to hasten towards a goal, while at every interval we may mark how much further he has proceeded from the point at which his race began. Cited from Thoughts on Man, His Nature, etc, by Wm Godwin
  • He thinks, and with some reason, that from such a performance perfection cannot be expected; but he finds another reason for the severity of his censurers, which he expresses in language such as Cheapside easily furnished. Cited from Lives of the English Poets: Prior etc.
  • The poem, bold in its opinions and uncompromising in their expression, met with many censurers, not only among those who allow of no virtue but such as supports the cause they espouse, but even among those whose opinions were similar to his own. Cited from The Complete Works of Percy Bysshe Shelley
  • The queen of Hungary might, in the opinion of these censurers, have raised an hundred thousand men with the money which we must expend in hiring only sixteen thousand, and might have destroyed those enemies whom we have hitherto not dared to attack. Cited from The Works of Samuel Johnson, Vol. 11., by Samuel Johnson
  • It was possible I found, under the rose be it spoken, even for a bishop to be a blockhead: but, if that bishop had sense enough to discern my good qualities, I ought not to be the most unrelenting of his censurers. Cited from The Adventures of Hugh Trevor, by Thomas Holcroft
  • Had Lavengro, instead of being the work of an independent mind, been written in order to further any of the thousand and one cants, and species of nonsense prevalent in England, the author would have heard much less about its not being true, both from public detractors and private censurers. Cited from The Romany Rye, by George Borrow
  • I shall endeavour to extract, from the midst of insult and contempt and maledictions, those admonitions which may tend to correct whatever imperfections such censurers may discover in this my first serious appeal to the Public. Cited from Complete Works, Percy Bysshe Shelley Vol. I
  • Ben Jonson had already exhibited imaginary spectators, but they were either benevolent expounders or awkward censurers of the poet's views: consequently, they always conducted his, the poet's, own cause. Cited from Lectures on Dramatic Art, by A. W. Schlegel
  • In me detractors seek to find Two vices of a different kind; I'm too profuse, some censurers cry, And all I get, I let it fly; While others give me many a curse, Because too close I hold my purse. Cited from Poems (Volume II), by Jonathan Swift
  • The more his patronage of Hawkins was criticised, the more inflexibly he adhered to it; and he was at no loss in clubs and other assemblies to overbear and silence, if not to confute, his censurers. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
  • With the exception of Joseph Putnam, and his visitor, Ellis Raymond, there were very few, if any, open and outspoken doubters, and indignant censurers of the whole affair. Cited from Dulcibel, A Tale of Old Salem, by Henry Peterson
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