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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. "
The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when at the Bar ... - Page 395
by Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - 1810
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Hot pressed doctors outwitted; or, Who's afraid. By Hugo de la Loy

Hugh Leslie - 1808 - 356 pages
...The Liberty of the " Press is indeed essential to the nature of a free " state; but this consists on laying no previous re" straints upon publications,..." from censure for criminal matter when published" Blackston, Book iv. chap. xi. Sec. xiii. Oderunt bilaretn tristes, tristemque jocosi, Sedatum cclercs,...
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A Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High ..., Volume 22

Trials - 1817 - 650 pages
...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 Orientierung über die Angelegenheiten der Presse

Johann Jakob Otto August Rühle von Lilienstern - Freedom of the press - 1820 - 672 pages
...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...criminal matter when published. Every freeman has an indoubl^ed right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public: to forbid this, is to destroy...
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The Oriental Herald, Volume 2

Christianity - 1824 - 662 pages
...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...criminal matter when published. Every freeman has undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public : to forbid this, is to destroy...
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The Oriental herald and colonial review [ed. by J.S. Buckingham]., Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - 1824 - 662 pages
...indeed essential to the nature of a free state ; but this consists in laying no pre* viouj restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure...criminal matter when published. Every freeman has undoubted right to lay vlmi tentiments hep/eases before the public : t .> forbid this, iğ to destroy...
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Oriental Herald and Colonial Review, Volume 2

James Silk Buckingham - Great Britain - 1824 - 658 pages
...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...criminal matter when published. Every freeman has undoubted right to lay wliat sentiments he pleases before the public ; to forbid this, is to destroy...
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Commentaries on the laws of England. [Another], Volume 4

sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825 - 584 pages
...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. [ 152 ] Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public :...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 1

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1825 - 576 pages
...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. [ 152 ] Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the public :...
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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States: With a ..., Volume 2

Joseph Story - Constitutional history - 1833 - 782 pages
...is essential to the nature of a free state ; but that this consists in laying no previous restraints upon publications, and not in freedom from censure...the press. But, if he publishes what is improper, Abr. 89 mischievous, or illegal, he must take the consequences of his own temerity. To subject the...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books ; with an ..., Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1836 - 704 pages
...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 pub- [*152] lished. Every freeman has an undoubted right to lay what sentiments he pleases before the...
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