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Q: Quote attribution ( No Answer,   1 Comment )
Subject: Quote attribution
Category: Reference, Education and News > General Reference
Asked by: chantal1971-ga
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Posted: 07 Sep 2006 12:02 PDT
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Question ID: 763110
To whom is the following quote attributable? (I think I am writing the
quote correctly.):  "I will speak no thought but my own."

Request for Question Clarification by scriptor-ga on 07 Sep 2006 12:19 PDT
The earliest version of this quotation I found so far is the following:

"I am in a humour at present to commune no thoughts but by own."
(Archibald Boyd, 1856)

Would that be what you have in mind? Please let me know.


Clarification of Question by chantal1971-ga on 08 Sep 2006 10:23 PDT
Although this could be a very early form on which the quote is based,
the quote I am thinking of sounds more similar to the way I phrased. 
Unfortunately, that is about all I know-- sorry, and thanks for your
There is no answer at this time.

Subject: Re: Quote attribution
From: myoarin-ga on 08 Sep 2006 10:37 PDT
Sounds like something Thomas More or another early theologian or a
philosopher could have said when asked to refute his thesis.  Galileo,
Augustinus, to broaden the field. ??  Socrates ???

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