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  • to censure them
  • How, my lord, I may be censured, that nature thus gives way to loyalty, something fears me to think of.
  • Sir, I had thought, by making this well known unto you, To have found a safe redress; but now grow fearful, By what yourself too late have spoke and done, That you protect this course, and put it on By your allowance; which if you should, the fault Would not scape censure, nor the redresses sleep, Which, in the tender of a wholesome weal, Might in their working do you that offence Which else were shame, that then necessity Will call discreet proceeding.

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  • They censured him for bringing dishonor upon the Senate.
  • In spite of the censure of her colleagues, she believed she had done the right thing.

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