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Thomas Bowdler
July 11, 1754 - February 24, 1825
Nationality: English
Category: Scientist
Subcategory: English Scientist

I acknowledge Shakespeare to be the world's greatest dramatic poet, but regret that no parent could place the uncorrected book in the hands of his daughter, and therefore I have prepared the Family Shakespeare.


Those expressions are omitted which can not with propriety be read aloud in the family.


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