Quotations by Thomas Bowdler

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Born: Thursday, July 11, 1754
Died: Thursday, February 24, 1825 (70 years old)
Profession: Scientist
Nationality: English


I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare.
- Thomas Bowdler
(Keywords: Family, Daughter, Regret, Shakespeare, World)

Those expressions are omitted which can not with propriety be read aloud in the family.
- Thomas Bowdler
(Keywords: Family)







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