History of the Texas Press Association: From Its Organization in Houston in 1880 to Its Annual Convention in San Antonio in 1913

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Southwestern Printing Company, 1916 - American newspapers - 402 pages
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Page 291 - A libel is a defamation expressed in printing or. writing, or by signs and pictures, or drawings, tending to blacken the memory of the dead, or tending to injure the reputation of one who is alive, and 'thereby expose him to public- hatred, contempt or ridicule, or financial injury...
Page 3 - Were a star quenched on high, For ages would its light, Still travelling downward from the sky, Shine on our mortal sight. So when a great man dies, For years beyond our ken, The light he leaves behind him lies Upon the paths of men.
Page 57 - I CANNOT say, and I will not say That he is dead. — He is just away ! With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there.
Page 57 - That he is dead. He is just away! With a cheery smile, and a wave of the hand, He has wandered into an unknown land, And left us dreaming how very fair It needs must be, since he lingers there. And you...
Page 393 - Down the dark future, through long generations, The echoing sounds grow fainter and then cease; And like a bell, with solemn, sweet vibrations, I hear once more the voice of Christ say, "Peace!
Page 62 - If you know of a skeleton hidden away In a closet, and guarded, and kept from the day In the dark; and whose showing, whose sudden display Would cause grief and sorrow and lifelong dismay, It's a pretty good plan to forget it.
Page 65 - And if I desired to leave to remote posterity some memorial of existing British civilisation, I would prefer — not our docks, not our railways, not our public buildings, not even the palace in which we now hold our sittings — I would prefer a file of ' The Times
Page 175 - As cold waters to a thirsty soul, so is good news from a far country.
Page 87 - Secretary) shall be elected by a majority ballot at the annual meeting, and shall hold their respective offices for the term of one year, or until their successors are chosen.
Page 295 - ... circumstances under which the libelous publication was made, and any public apology, correction or retraction made and published by him of the libel complained of, and may also give in evidence, if specially pleaded in mitigation of exemplary or punitive damage, the intention with which the libelous publication was made. The truth of the statement, or statements, in such publication shall be a defense to such action.

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