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  • v. Present participle of libel.


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  • Barbara Bauer has been yapping a lot about people "libelling" her.

    Archive 2006-05-21

  • When inflicted for some popular act, such as libelling a minister, the offender was treated as a hero, but if a man's crime outraged the moral sense of the mob, he was exposed to horrible barbarity.

    The Political History of England - Vol. X. The History of England from the Accession of George III to the close of Pitt's first Administration

  • And we all know the common dialect, in which the great masters of this art used to pray for the king, and which may justly pass for only a cleanlier and more refined kind of libelling him in the Lord.

    Sermons Preached Upon Several Occasions. Vol. I.

  • In a narrow doorway, so narrow that perforce we stepped over her, sat a woman with a young babe, nursing at breasts grossly naked and libelling all the sacredness of motherhood.


  • So she weaves their stories into a single narrative, a long and incestuous tale that begins with Leigh Hunt, the journalist and radical, holding court in his prison cell (he was incarcerated for two years in Surrey jail, Horsemonger Lane, for libelling the Prince Regent) and ends with the premature passing of the generation he so generously championed in his journals (Hunt, of course, outlived them all).

    Young Romantics: The Shelleys, Byron and Other Tangled Lives by Daisy Hay

  • Someone was alive, though - alive and libelling me most damnably.


  • "Engage", an organisation ostensibly committed to "promoting greater media awareness, political participation and civic engagement among British Muslims" hasembarkedon the bizarre strategy of libelling me.

    The Importance of Being Libelled

  • Besides, editorial position is expressed clearly on the Forum on daily site (www., nickname -- administrator): Palyakova wanted make an international scandal, based on invented pretext, she should have been punished for libelling police, she was evidently mentally ill, the whole tone is pretty usual for such publications.

    Suicide as last way of protest

  • Shouldn't you be out looking for girls who find lying attractive rather than libelling people on your blog?

    The Angry, Angry ... Left?

  • Stoner is hallucinating, dispensing lies and ad hominem attacks failing to document any of his fabrications in pursuit of his holy grail of supporting the Brady Campaign and VPC in their unconstitutional pursuit of complete civilian disarmament and libelling every activist supporting freedom the right to self protection and preservation regardless of political affiliation.

    Paul Helmke: Memorial Day: Remembering All Who Protect And Serve


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