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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... "
Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an Analysis of the ... - Page 151
by William Blackstone - 1836
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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
...previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity." It is clear, then, that the newspaper proprietor must remain responsible...
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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, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity."1 This is tolerably wide, but other definitions are not much narrower....
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Synonyms Discriminated: A Dictionary of Synonymous Words in the English ...

Charles John Smith - English language - 1893 - 781 pages
...esteem or general reputation of things that were never heard of." — Tatler. " Ever)- freeman hns ْy/ 7% ( * & . , n B:[ . L a-h N Q9Z.ϭ .&& R_ ǘ/ Y d˒ # ܆lC 㘀 wR 5f t = presa ; but if he publishes what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence...
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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...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licensor, as was...
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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
...previous restraint upon publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments...improper, mischievous or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser as was...
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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...improper, mischievous or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity. * * * Thus, the will of the individual is left free, and the abuse...
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Blackstone's Commentaries Abridged

William Blackstone, William Cyrus Sprague - Law - 1899 - 544 pages
...previous restraints upon publication, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser, as was...
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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
...publications; and not in the freedom from Censure, for criminal Matters, when published! Every free man has an 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...
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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...improper, mischievous, or Illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity." Morton v. State, 3 Tex. App. 510, 516 (citing 4 Bl. Сошш., side...
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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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