“And Mr.St. John, who had liberty always on his tongue, had just sent a dozen of the opposition writers into prison, and one actually into the pillory, for what he called libels, but libels not half so violent as those writ on our side.”
“True to form, ‘anonymous’ continues to call the libels “misquotes”, as if the quotations about slavery and James Earl Ray were almost word for word.”
“If you should be convinced by argument, not only that the pamphlet before you is not a libel, but that almost all those political writings, which it has been the habit of certain people, taking up the cry from their leaders, to call libels, are not merely not dangerous but beneficial to political society; is it possible to conceive, that you can be induced to pronounce a verdict of guilty against the defendant!”
“These reflections in question upon the Irish authorities would hardly be called libels now-a-days, consisting as they did chiefly of ridicule and satire, which was, after all, mild and harmless enough.”
“Ms. Samson bemoans Jordan's recent move to prosecute foreign speech that "libels" Islam.”
“The worthy archbishop had announced his approach to the enemy he was about to attack by a cloud of the same kind of libels, satires, and epigrams, which he had always found so efficacious in prejudicing the people of Paris against any one whom he thought fit to hold forth to popular odium.”
“And yet I have not seen one of those libels which is worthy of an answer.”
“The greater part of his career as a printer was spent in trials and imprisonments for the "libels" which appeared in his journal.”
“Farther back, the 18th-century represented a zenith for anonymous slights, with scurrilous pamphlets known as "libels" keeping Pope and Swift in enemies for years.”
“The only "libels" and "smears" here are Freeman's tired clichés about a nefarious 'Israel Lobby' that stifles debate.”
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