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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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Blackstone's Commentaries Abridged

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1899 - 544 pages
...to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publication, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter...he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser, as was formerly done, both before and...
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Records of the Cape Colony, from February 1793 to April 1831

Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - Cape of Good Hope (South Africa) - 1900
...undoubted Right, to lay what sentiments he pleases before the Public: but if he publishes, what is mischievous, or illegal, he must take the Consequences of his own temerity !—Blackstone's Cornm. usurped Authority, from the discharge of his sacred functions : •while private...
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Judicial and Statutory Definitions of Words and Phrases, Volume 5

Law - 1904 - 7839 pages
...and not in freedom from censure for a criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an jmdoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the...he must take the consequences of his own temerity." Morton v. State, 3 Tex. App. 510, 516 (citing 4 Bl. Сошш., side p. 152). "Liberty of the press,"...
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English Languare

Charles John Smith - English language - 1904 - 781 pages
...the universal esteem or genera] reputation of things that were never heard of." — Tatter. " Ever}- freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments...publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he mnst take the consequence of his owu temerity." — BLACKS TONE. ADVICE. COUNSEL. Both ADVICE (Fr....
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Lawyers' Reports Annotated, Book 32

Law reports, digests, etc - 1905
...matters when published. He says: "Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleaseĽ before the public. To forbid this is to destroy the...publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, lie must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of...
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bks. 3-4

William Blackstone, George Sharswood - Law - 1908
...sentiments he pleases before the public ; to forbid this is to destroy the freedom of the press • out if he publishes what is 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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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 6

John Davison Lawson - Crime - 1916
...or violated. 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,...mischievous or illegal, he must take the consequences of his temerity. To punish dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall, on a fair and impartial...
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American State Trials: A Collection of the Important and ..., Volume 6

John Davison Lawson - Crime - 1916
...or violated. 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,...mischievous or illegal, he must take the consequences of his temerity. To punish dangerous or offensive writings, which, when published, shall, on a fair and impartial...
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The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science

John Martin Vincent - History - 1916 - 189 pages
...accepted rule when he said that the liberty of the press "consists in laying no previous restraint upon publications, and not in freedom from censure...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity. ... To punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive...
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The Postal Power of Congress: A Study in Constitutional Expansion

Lindsay Rogers - Postal service - 1916 - 183 pages
...accepted rule when he said that the liberty of the press "consists in laying no previous restraint upon publications, and not in freedom from censure...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity. . . . To punish (as the law does at present) any dangerous or offensive...
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