She should not be allowed to disguise and bowdlerize it to suit the unwelcome tastes she had acquired at school.
I have no wish to bowdlerize Sir Richard Steele, his ways and words.
This is called "expurgating" the book; but people who disapprove often call it to bowdlerize.
1836, from Thomas Bowdler (1754-1825), English editor who in 1818 published a notorious expurgated Shakespeare, in which, according to his frontispiece, "nothing is added to the original text; but those words and expressions omitted which cannot with propriety be read aloud in a family." Related: Bowdlerized; bowdlerizing.