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" The Family Shakspeare ; in which nothing is added to the Original Text ; but those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud. "
Fitz-Raymond; Or, The Rambler on the Rhine: A Metrico- Political Sketch of ... - Page 11
by Sir Whitelaw Ainslie - 1831 - 200 pages
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The new Tablet of memory; or, Mirror of chronology, history, statistics ...

New Tablet - 1838
...MELODIES. New Edition, foolscap 8vo. in the presa. FAMILY SHAKSPEARE ; In which nothing is added totlie Original Text; but those Words and Expressions are...which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a Family. By T. BOWDI.ER, Esq. FRS New Edition, in I large vol. Svo. with 36 Illustrations after Smtike, Howard,...
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On the Education of the People of India

Charles Edward Trevelyan - Education - 1838 - 220 pages
...New Edition, foolscap 8vo. in the prea. FAMILY SHAKSPEARE; In which nothing is added to the Oricinal Text; but those Words and Expressions are omitted,...which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a Family. By T. Bowm.KK, Esq. FRS New Edition, in 1 large vol. 8vo. with 30 Illustrations after Smirke, Howard,...
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The Land and Literature of England: A Historical Account

Robert Martin Adams - History - 1986 - 555 pages
...as the Reverend Thomas Bowdler's Family Shakespeare (1818), from which, in the editor's words, "all those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family. " Thus the Victorian evangelicals produced a kind of bloodless, sexless, sanitary domestic spirituality...
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The Merriam-Webster New Book of Word Histories

Merriam-Webster, Inc - Language Arts & Disciplines - 1991 - 526 pages
...published an edition of Shakespeare which he titled The Family Shakespeare. Its title page promised that "those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family." Appropriating to himself the discretion he thought Shakespeare lacked, Bowdler reiterated his position...
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Collected Works of Lindley Murray

Lindley Murray - 1996 - 5240 pages
...Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, 1818), 10 vols. Thomas Bowdler's second edition bears the subtitle: 'in which nothing is added to the original text; but those...cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family.' Cadogan, Mary and Patricia Craig, You're a Brick, Angela! A New Look at Girls' Fiction from 1899-1975...
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The Complete Annotated Gilbert and Sullivan

Arthur Sullivan, William Schwenck Gilbert - Drama - 2001 - 1197 pages
...derives from Thomas Bowdler, who in 1818 brought out an edition of Shakespeare from which 'those words are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family'. 22 Ah! we will get them Bowdlerized: In the licence copy a two-line chorus is printed here: Yes, we'll...
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The Genius of Shakespeare

Jonathan Bate - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 384 pages
...name (and his alone) appeared on the tide-page of the complete Family Shakspeare, in Ten Volumes; in which nothing is added to the original text, but those...which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family. Henrietta's anonymity remained a prime concem, for it was not regarded as ladylike to publish. Thus...
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Reading Readings: Essays on Shakespeare Editing in the Eighteenth Century

Joanna Gondris - Literary Criticism - 1998 - 379 pages
...multiple editions in the nineteenth century. I have consulted The Family Shakespeare, in Ten Volumes, in Which Nothing is Added to the Original Text, but Those...Words and Expressions are Omitted which Cannot with ProprietyBe Read in a Family (London: Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1818). Bowdler does include...
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The Myth of Analysis: Three Essays in Archetypal Psychology

James Hillman - Philosophy - 1997 - 313 pages
...(1818), that the physician Thomas Bowdler (1754-1824) published his edition of Shakespeare, "in which those words and expressions are omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family." Bowdler perceived the relationship between the imaginal and language, and he attempted to control the...
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The Anthology and the Rise of the Novel: From Richardson to George Eliot

Leah Price - Literary Criticism - 2003 - 224 pages
...The Family Shakespeare. Bath: Thomas Crutwell, 1807. Bowdler, Thomas, ed. The Family Shakespeare, in which nothing is added to the original text; but those...which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family. London, 1818. ed. The Family Shakespeare. London: Longman, 1863. ed. The Dramatic Works of William...
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