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" And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so truth be in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew truth put to the worse, in a free... "
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The Progress of Religious Ideas: Through Successive Ages, Volume 1

Lydia Maria Francis Child - Religions - 1855
...subject. Milton has expressed this conviction with rare eloquence : " Though all the winds of doctrine be let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field, we do injuriously to doubt her strength. Let her and falsehood grapple. Who ever knew Truth put to the worse by a free...
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Miscellaneous Essays and Reviews, Volume 2

Albert Barnes - Christianity - 1855
...ultimate triumph, has nothing to fear. How forcible, on this point, are the words of Milton: "And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so truth bo in the field, we do injuriously by licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let her and...
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A Question of Trust: The BBC Reith Lectures 2002

Onora O'Neill - Business & Economics - 2002 - 100 pages
Onora O'Neill's timely new work highlights a great paradox: in order to inspire trust, we, the public, require more accountability, more transparency. But the more we learn ...
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Eternally Vigilant: Free Speech in the Modern Era

Lee C. Bollinger, Geoffrey R. Stone - Law - 2002 - 330 pages
...the long run. I do not detect in Brandeis's language the echo of Milton's famous rhetorical question: "Who ever knew truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?"77 From personal experience, Brandeis 77. See MILTON, supra nole 2, at 746. knew plenty...
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The American Theory of Church and State

Loren P. Beth - Political Science - 1958 - 183 pages
...therefore not forbid nor hinder the continuing search for it.34 He welcomed freedom as the test of truth; "who ever knew truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter?"35 and saw that in such an encounter diversity of belief was necessary and desirable. "If...
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From Yahweh to Yahoo!: The Religious Roots of the Secular Press

Doug Underwood - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2002 - 346 pages
...religious connotations that went with it, and when he wrote, "Let [Truth] and Falsehood grapple; whoever knew Truth put to the worse in a free and open encounter?" he was speaking as a Puritan confident that God would guide people through their religious conscience...
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Law, Ideas and Ideology in Politics: Perspectives of an Activist

Ashwani Kumar - India - 2003 - 224 pages
...rightly faulted for frustrating the quest for truth and the citizens' right to know. Indeed, "And through all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon...truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter?" Areopagitica (1644) Finally, it is upon us to ensure that even if strained in war, our democratic processes...
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The First Liberty: America's Foundation in Religious Freedom

William Lee Miller - Political Science - 2003 - 296 pages
...freedom of argument he or they come to this passage: And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose upon the earth, so truth be in the field, we do injuriously...encounter. Her confuting is the best and surest suppressing ... A paragraph later they would have read: For who knows not that Truth is strong next to the Almighty?...
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Brown Eyes on the Web: Unique Perspectives of an Alternative U.S. Latino ...

Maggie Rivas-Rodriguez - Language Arts & Disciplines - 2003 - 117 pages
...which printers, or stationers, were required to hold a license to operate. Milton's oft-quoted lines: Though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to...licensing and prohibiting to misdoubt her strength. Let [truth] and falsehood grapple; who ever knew truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter?4...
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Voice of America: A History

Alan L. Heil - History - 2003 - 538 pages
...Debate TO THE BRINK AND BACK Sunlight is the most powerful of all disinfectants. Louis Brandeis And though all the winds of doctrine were let loose to play upon the earth, so Truth be in the field. . . . Let her and Falsehood grapple; who ever knew Truth put to the worse, in a free and open encounter?...
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