If the Colonel's tale this morning was wonderful to the listener, the author suspected that he was plagiarising.
He justifies himself from the charge of plagiarising from Plautus and Naevius8.
I reserve my opinion, from an artist's point of view, on this plagiarising of the words of songs.
He now solemnly accuses me of plagiarising the poem he had the vulgarity to attribute to me.
The nineteenth century was plagiarising the eighteenth, and following precedents whose day was past.