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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. [Another] - Page 152
by William Blackstone (sir.) - 1825
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The speeches of the hon. Thomas Erskine ... when at the Bar, on ..., Volume 2

Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1810
...straints upon publications, and not in freedom <( from censure for criminal matter, when published. " Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what "...he must take the consequence of his own temerity. t( To subject the press to the restrictive power of a " licenser as was formerly done, both before...
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A Treatise on the Law of Slander, Libel, Scandalum Magnatum, and False ...

Thomas Starkie - Libel and slander - 1813 - 688 pages
...authority*, that "every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what he pleases before the public—to forbid this is to destroy the freedom of the press;...he must take the consequence of his own temerity." This privilege necessarily includes candid comments upon public affairs, and the mode in which they...
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Cobbett's Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ...

William Cobbett, David Jardine - Trials (Treason) - 1817
...liberty of the press does not exist; this liberty consists in li'.ying no restraints on publications; every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public, but if he publishes what is improper, he must take the consequence of his temerity. A man (says a fine...
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Studien: zur Orientirung über die Angelegenheiten der Presse

Johann Jakob Otto August Rühle von Liliensterne, R. v L. - Press - 1820
...and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an indoubl^ed right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the...freedom of the press : but if he publishes what is im. proper mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity. To subject the...
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Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's ..., Volume 4

Richard Vaughan Barnewall, Sir Edward Hall Alderson, William Selwyn - Law reports, digests, etc - 1820
...considers." The same admirable writer, in a following page (p. 152.) after saying, that if a person publish what is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequence of his temerity, adds these words : H Neither is any restraint hereby laid upon freedom of thought or enquiry;...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 2

Christianity - 1824
...publications, and not in freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman has undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity." • The Court will particularly remark this passage, as it applies...
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The Oriental Herald and Journal of General Literature, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1824
...freedom from censure for criminal matter when published. Every freeman has undoubted right to lay wliat sentiments he pleases before the public ; to forbid...destroy the freedom of the press; but if he publishes «h--t. is improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity." *...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham].

James Silk Buckingham - 1824
...freeman has undoubted right to lay vlmi tentiments hep/eases before the public : t .> forbid this, i» to destroy the freedom of the press ; but if he publishes...improper, mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of hit) own temerity." * The Court will particularly remark this passage, as it applies...
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A treatise on the law of slander, libel, scandalum magnatum, and false ...

Thomas Starkie, Edward Duncan Ingraham - Libel and slander - 1826 - 616 pages
...himself. It has been said by a high authority,* that " every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what he pleases before the public — to forbid this is...illegal, he must take the consequence of his own temerity ."(1) This privilege necessarily includes candid comments upon public affairs, and the mode in which...
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A treatise on the law of slander and libel: and incidentally of ..., Volume 2

Thomas Starkie - Libel and slander - 1830
...It has been asserted by high authority (o), that " every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what he pleases before the public — to forbid this is...he must take the consequence of his own temerity. " On the trial of James Perry and another Qo), on an information for a libel, the attorney-general,...
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