Charles Caleb Colton Quote

The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living; they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor intrude upon our privacy, nor quit their shelves until we take them down.


Lacon (1820)

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The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living; they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor...

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The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living; they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor...

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The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living; they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor...

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The society of dead authors has this advantage over that of the living; they never flatter us to our faces, nor slander us behind our backs, nor...