Reference > Quotations > Grocott & Ward, comps. > Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Offend
 
Forgive me, sir, if I in this offend.
        Congreve.—Mourning Bride, Act I. Scene 2.
  1
Harsh words, though pertinent, uncouth appear;
None please the fancy who offend the ear.
        Garth.—The Dispensary, Canto IV. Line 204.
  2
Who fears t’ offend, takes the first step to please.
        Cibber.—Love in a Riddle, Act I.
  3
 
 
CONTENTS · BIBLIOGRAPHIC RECORD
  PREVIOUSNEXT  
 
Loading
Click here to shop the Bartleby Bookstore.

Shakespeare · Bible · Strunk · Anatomy · Nonfiction · Quotations · Reference · Fiction · Poetry
© 1993–2014 Bartleby.com · [Top 150] · Subjects · Titles · Authors