Quotations by Thomas Bowdler
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Born: Thursday, July 11, 1754
Died: Thursday, February 24, 1825 (70 years old)
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.
(Keywords: Family, Daughter, Regret, Shakespeare, World)
Those expressions are omitted which can not with propriety be read aloud in the family.