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" To subject the press to the restrictive power of a licenser, as was formerly done, both before and since the Revolution, is to subject all freedom of sentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make him the arbitrary and infallible judge of all controverted... "
History of Great Britain, from the Revolution, 1688, to the Concluding of ... - Page 441
by William Belsham - 1806
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The Miscellaneous Works: Apothegms and maxims for the good conduct of life ...

Gorges Edmond Howard - 1782
...before and fmce the revolution, is to fubjedl " all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one w man, and make him the arbitrary and infallible " judge of all controverted points in learning, re'' ligion and government." But to punifh (as the law does at prefent) any dangerous or offenfive...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England: In Four Books, Volume 4

Sir William Blackstone - Law - 1791
...as was formerly done, both before and fince the revolution % is to fubjett all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make him the arbitrary...controverted points in learning, religion, and government. But to punifh (as the law does at prefent) any dangerous or offenfive writings, which, when publifhed,...
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Encyclopędia Britannica: Or, A Dictionary of Arts ..., Volume 10, Part 1

Colin Macfarquhar, George Gleig - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1797
...manner above mentioned, is to fubjeft all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make ь him the arbitrary and infallible judge of all controverted points in learning, religion, and government. J3ut to puniih fas the law does at prefent) any dangerous or oftenfive writings which, when publiihed,...
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The Politician's Creed

Robert John Thornton - Political science - 1799
...To fubjcft the prefs to the reftridlive power of a licetifer, is to fubjeft all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make him the arbitrary...controverted points in learning, religion, and government. — But u puni/h (as the law doe<, at prcfent} any dangerous or cffenJive writings which, when publi/htd,...
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Commentaries on the Laws of England, Volume 4

William Blackstone - Law - 1800
...as was formerly done, both before and fmee the revolution ", is to fubject all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make him the arbitrary...controverted points in learning, religion, and government. Bnt to punifh (as the law does at prefent) any dangerous or offenfive writings, \vhich, when pufalifhed,...
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History of Great Britain: from the revolution to the accession of the house ...

William Belsham - Great Britain - 1802 - 548 pages
...licenfer ; but this, as the celebrated Blackftone obferves, " is to fubject all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make him the arbitrary...The will of individuals ought to be left free ; the abufe only of that free will is the proper object of legal punifhment," The Licenfing A£i determined...
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The Anti-Jacobin Review and Protestant Advocate: Or, Monthly ..., Volume 20

Literature, Modern - 1805
...as was formerly done, both before and fince the revolution, is to fubjeit all freedom of fentiment to the prejudices of one man, and make him the arbitrary...controverted points in learning, religion, and government. But to punifh (as the law does at prefent) any dangerous or offenfive writings, which, when publiihed,...
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Hot pressed doctors outwitted; or, Who's afraid. By Hugo de la Loy

Hugh Leslie - 1808
...formerly done, both before " and since the Revolution, is to subject all freedom of senti" ment to'the prejudices of ONE MAN, and make HIM the arbitrary...infallible judge of all controverted points in learning, re" ligion, and government. But to punish," (as the law-does " at present) " any dangerous or offensive...
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The speeches of the hon. Thomas Erskine ... when at the Bar, on ..., Volume 2

Thomas Erskine (1st baron.) - 1810
...the restrictive power of a " licenser as was formerly done, both before and " since the Revolution, is to subject all freedom of " sentiment to the prejudices...make " him the arbitrary and infallible judge of all controt" verted points in learning, religion, and govern" ment ; but to punish (as the law does at...
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The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine: (now Lord Erskine), when ..., Volume 2

Thomas Erskine Baron Erskine - Freedom of the press - 1810
...the restrictive power of a " licenser as was formerly done, both before and " since the Revolution, is to subject all freedom of " sentiment to the prejudices...make " him the arbitrary and infallible judge of all contro" verted points in learning, religion, and govern" ment ; but to punish (as the law does at present)...
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