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The character of the fair Jewess found so much favour in the eyes of some fair readers, that the writer was censured, because, when arranging the fates of the characters of the drama, he had not assigned the hand of Wilfred to Rebecca, rather than the less interesting Rowena.
I know, I said, that this is their manner of thinking, and that this was the thesis which Thrasymachus was maintaining just now, when he censured justice and praised injustice.
While I acknowledge the success of the present work to have been greater than I anticipated, and the praises it has elicited from a few kind critics to have been greater than it deserved, I must also admit that from some other quarters it has been censured with an asperity which I was as little prepared to expect, and which my judgment, as well as my feelings, assures me is more bitter than just.
As the story of 'Agnes Grey' was accused of extravagant over-colouring in those very parts that were carefully copied from the life, with a most scrupulous avoidance of all exaggeration, so, in the present work, I find myself censured for depicting CON AMORE, with 'a morbid love of the coarse, if not of the brutal,' those scenes which, I will venture to say, have not been more painful for the most fastidious of my critics to read than they were for me to describe.
All novels are, or should be, written for both men and women to read, and I am at a loss to conceive how a man should permit himself to write anything that would be really disgraceful to a woman, or why a woman should be censured for writing anything that would be proper and becoming for a man.
Global Banking News-December 8, 2015--137 bankers censured in China
Complaints that the Direccion Nacional de Inteligencia (DINI) spied on parliamentarians, opposition politicians, business people, and journalists ended poorly for the government of President Ollanta Humala when the full Congress censured Prime Minister Ana Jara.
A former Tennessee judge who garnered national attention after she changed a child's name from "Messiah" to "Martin" has been censured.
AN Assembly Member broke down in tears as she addressed fellow AMs in the Senedd for the first time since being censured for a conviction for drinkdriving.
The Vatican censured the priests over their position on issues such as the ordination of women, the ban on artificial birth control, and homosexuality.
AT least 200 people took part in a silent vigil in support of priests censured by the Vatican.
Sonja Kramarska explains in Utrinski Vesnik why the column of analyst Ivor Mickovski has been censured and adds that it did not contain anything worth censuring.