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" The liberty of the press is indeed essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter, when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right... "
Proposed Investigation of the Motion-picture Industry - Page 57
by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on the Judiciary - 1922 - 64 pages
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The American and English Encyclopedia of Law, Volume 13

John Houston Merrill, Charles Frederic Williams, Thomas Johnson Michie, David Shephard Garland - Law - 1890
...Definition. Definition. are confined to those actually printed." DeLorme, Const. 254. Every freeman hag an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licensor, as was formerly done (to 1694), ´s to...
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English ...

Charles John Smith - English language - 1890 - 781 pages
...never heard of." — Tatler. " Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he please╗ before the public. To forbid this is to destroy the...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity." — BLACKSTONK. ADVICE. COUNSEL. SYNONYMS possessed of superior knowledge....
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The Law of the Press: A Digest of the Law Specially Affecting Newspapers

Joseph Robert Fisher, James Andrew Strahan - Electronic books - 1891 - 297 pages
...words of Blackstone. " The Liberty of the Press," he says in the fourth book of the Commentaries, " consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications,...he must take the consequences of his own temerity." It is clear, then, that the newspaper proprietor must remain responsible for everything that appears...
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The Platform: Its Rise and Progress, Volume 1

Henry Lorenzo Jephson - Great Britain - 1892
...Debates, vol. xzxvi. p. 507, 1802, pleases before the public; to forbid this is to destroy the liberty of the Press. But if he publishes what is improper,...illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity."1 This is tolerably wide, but other definitions are not much narrower. The Lord Chief Baron...
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Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1893 - 533 pages
...publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman lias an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser, as was...
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English ...

Charles John Smith - English language - 1893 - 781 pages
...what sentiments he pleases before the public. To forbid this is to destroy the freedom of the presa ; 5 u#$>x5 O T y XtB ( P n s O >T % X a 4 >S ]s U d c { consequence of his own temerity."— BLACKSTONB. ADVICE. COUNSEL. Both ADVICE (Fr. avit, ╗pinion ;...
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Reports of Cases Determined in the Supreme Court of the State of ..., Volume 112

California. Supreme Court - Law reports, digests, etc - 1896
...restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matters when published. He says: "Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licensor, as was formerly done before and since...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England in One Volume Together with a Copious ...

William Blackstone (Sir) - Great Britain - 1897 - 808 pages
...press is essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraint upon publications, and not in freedom from censure...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser as was formerly done, is to subject all...
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The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value ..., Volume 53

Abraham Clark Freeman - Law reports, digests, etc - 1897
...restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matters when published. He says: "Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licensor, as was formerly done before and since...
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The Minnesota Law Journal, Volume 5

Law - 1897
...for criminal matters when published. Justice Story (Const. Law, 1884) wrote: "Every freeman has the undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. * * * Thus, the will of the individual is left free, and the abuse only of the free will ls the object...
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