I will not quarrel with a slight mistake, Such as our nature's frailty may excuse.
Wentworth Dillon (1633? - 1685)
Source: Art of Poetry
Contributed by: Zaady
But words once spoke can never be recall'd.
Immodest words admit of no defence, For want of decency is want of sense.
Source: Essay on Translated Verse
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