Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.


But we contemn the fury of these days,
And revere no less their censure than their praise.
Cowley.—Prologue to the Guardian.

Numbers err in this;
Ten censure wrong for one who writes amiss.
Pope.—On Criticism, Line 5.

Censure is the tax a man pays to the public for being eminent.
Swift.—Thoughts on various subjects.