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520 examples of libels in sentences

But there are 'curs of low degree;' dogs of neither genial instinct nor breeding; senseless animals, that belie the noble nature of their species, are living libels upon their kind.

It is to be hoped that no one, who shall become great by means of my rules, will turn upon me and revile me, when he finds himself interviewed incessantly, persecuted by unearthings of his early sins, by persistent beggars, by slanders of the envious, by libels of the press, and by the other concomitants of greatness.

Then he keeps a private Press, and prints your Amsterdam and Leyden Libels.

If these things be not so, I never knew what I wrote or meant by my writing, and have been penning libels all my life without being aware of it.

But when the true cause, Clifford's daughter's death, Shall be exposed to stranger nations, What volumes will be writ, what libels spread, And in each line our state dishonoured! FAU.

Even Lamb bleating libels on his native land.

This power, which the commons have so long exercised, they ventured to use once more against Mr. Wilkes, and, on the 3rd of February, 1769, expelled him the house, "for having printed and published a seditious libel, and three obscene and impious libels.

In a letter of his, written in February, 1843, about five years, I think, from the commencement of the first prosecutions, he says, "I have beaten every man I have sued, who has not retracted his libels.

His master, Sir William Berkeley, in a memorial to parliament, had just said: "I thank God that there are no free schools, nor printing, and I hope we shall not have them these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels against the best governments.

brainlesse people Doe call 'em Libels: dar'st thou write a Libell? Poet.

He that writes Such Libels (as you call 'em) must lance[200] wide

They talked of newspapers and types, and libels, as if the moral instruments of civil exhortation were adequate to wrench the independence of Greece from the bloody grasp of the Ottoman.

Never were libels on persons of authority and influence uttered with such terrible license.

In the Institutes of Justinian we see on every page a regard to the principles of natural justice: but moreover we find that malicious witnesses should be punished; that corrupt judges should be visited with severe penalties; that libels and satires should subject their authors to severe chastisement; that every culprit should be considered innocent until his guilt was proved.

The new King maketh yet little change, either in the army or the Ministry; but the libels against his [grand]father that fly about his very Court, give him uneasiness.

Her rivals thrust upon her their envenomed libels.

And he wrote in an age when libels were scandalous and savage,libels which would now subject their authors to punishment.

And he wrote in an age when libels were scandalous and savage,libels which would now subject their authors to punishment.

The Princes are concerned in the Libels published against the Queen.

Fresh Libels on the Queen.

There had been a terrible fire in Paris in the Palace of Justice, and the same day I was to have gone to the opera, so I did not go, but sent two hundred louis to relieve the most pressing cases of distress; and ever since the fire, the very same people who had been circulating libels and songs against me have been extolling me to the skies.

I should greatly have liked to be able to go; but, as a queen has never been seen at such things, people might have made up stories if I had gone, and I preferred giving up the pleasure to being worried by fresh libels.

The calumniators, whom the condition and prospects of the royal family made more busy than ever at this time, insinuated that he had touched her heart; but those who knew best the manners of life and characters of both denounced it as the vilest of libels.

After the Revolution had broken out in Paris, they tried to make money by publishing libels on the queen, in which they are believed to have obtained the aid of some who in former times had been under great personal obligations to Marie Antoinette.

The Princes are concerned in the Libels published against the Queen.

It was in Paris alone that the different libels against her were forged, and there alone that they found acceptance; and, manifestly referring to the projected departure from Paris, he expresses his firm conviction that the moment that she is at liberty, and able to show herself in the provinces, she will win the confidence of all classes.

Fresh Libels on the Queen.

Balked of their wish to offer her personal insults, her enemies redoubled their diligence in inventing and spreading libels.

Libels the most vindictive and atrocious were published and circulated against him; and at last, forced from his silence by these multiplied calumnies, he put forward his "Apology," addressed to the States of Holland.

40 All private slander I detest, I judge not of my neighbour's breast: Party and prejudice I hate, And write no libels on the state.

by what a powerful race (For blockheads may have power and place) Are scandals raised and libels writ!

Of course, the Jacobites made the most of this, and, as Horace Walpole has related, "the seraglio was food for all the venom of the Jacobites, and, indeed, nothing could be grosser that was vomited out in lampoons, libels, and every channel of abuse against the Sovereign and the new Court and chanted even in their hearing in the public streets.

Safe, so he thought, though all the prudent chid; He writ no libels, but my lady did; Great odds, in amorous or poetic game, Where woman's is the sin, and man's the shame.

The Sedition Laws were even more offensive, since under them citizens could be fined and imprisoned if they wrote what were called "libels" on men in power; and violent language against men in power was deemed a libel.

Obscene and filthy vaudevilles, defamatory libels and infamous slanders were as common as bread, and were hurled back and forth as evidence of an internecine strife which was raging around the wearer of the Roman scarlet, who was thereby justified in continuing his ecclesiastical rule to prevent the wrecking of the throne.

That proposed by the Attorney-General is the requiring security to the amount of 500L. from two sureties that the editor shall pay fines on account of libels.

He speaks nothing but satires and libels, and lodgeth no guests in his heart but rebels.

We can call him no great author, yet he writes very much and with the infamy of the court is maintained in his libels.

Even if we allow, which we do not, chat the queen was one half as bad as her enemies, or rather her husband's parasites, would make her out, we cannot forgive the men who, shielded by their incognito, and perfectly free from danger of any kind, set upon a woman with libels, invectives, ballads, epigrams, and lampoons, which a lady could scarcely read, and of which a royal lady, and many an English gentlewoman, too, were the butts.

Some abuse their parents, yea corrupt their own sisters; others make long libels and pasquils, defaming men of good life, and extol such as are lewd and vicious.

x. 12, and they break out at last into immortal enmity, into virulency, and more than Vatinian hate and rage; they persecute each other, their friends, followers, and all their posterity, with bitter taunts, hostile wars, scurrile invectives, libels, calumnies, fire, sword, and the like, and will not be reconciled.

Princes and potentates, that are otherwise happy, and have all at command, secure and free, quibus potentia sceleris impunitatem fecit, are grievously vexed with these pasquilling libels, and satires: they fear a railing Aretine, more than an enemy in the field, which made most princes of his time (as some relate) "allow him a liberal pension, that he should not tax them in his satires."

[4018]I say the same of scoffs, slanders, contumelies, obloquies, defamations, detractions, pasquilling libels, and the like, which may tend any way to our disgrace: 'tis but opinion; if we could neglect, contemn, or with patience digest them, they would reflect on them that offered them at first.

Or put case they escape, and rest unmasked to their lives' end, yet after their death their memory stinks as a snuff of a candle put out, and those that durst not so much as mutter against them in their lives, will prosecute their name with satires, libels, and bitter imprecations, they shall male audire in all succeeding ages, and be odious to the world's end.

which even now pays and patronizes a Board of Agriculture to undermine all landed property by a succession of false, shallow, and inflammatory libels against tithes.

We have seen the columns of the Mercury and the Republican Farmer filled with vile libels.

" Pope, who assiduously read all the libels directed against himself, hastened to use the writer's confession of her own shortcomings in a note to "The Dunciad, Variorum" of 1729.

Think, too, of the extent to which you would be interviewed by the reporters of the Sun, and the atrocious libels concerning yourselves and your families which that unclean sheet would publish.

You think that, because we know the grossness of her libels and despise her abuse, England and Europe do the same.

During the latter half of his life, however, a new goddess was enshrined in his heart, a goddess whose cult entailed even greater self-sacrifice; keener suffering, both mental and physical; more humiliation to a proud and sensitive soul, shrinking alike from the jeers of the incredulous and the libels and plots of the envious and the unscrupulous.

If we succeed, falsehood cannot injure us; if we fail, we shall have something of more importance than libels to think of.

It will be recollected, that the cause of Hunt's confinement was a series of libels against his sovereign, and that its fruit was the odious and incestuous "Story of Rimini." What though, for shewing truth to flattered state, Kind Hunt was shut in prison, yet has he, In his immortal spirit been as free As the sky-searching lark, and as elate.

Upon which, poor Mr. Douglas got furious, and asserted, that "Every English book circulated contains lurking and insidious slanders and libels upon the character of our people and the institutions and policy of our Government.

* NEWSPAPER LIBELS.

Yet no man is obliged to give his name to the public, except he chooses so to do; and Scott is not likely to be compelled by the law, for he does not write libels, nor a line of which he may be ashamed.

In loyal libels we have often told him, How one has jilted him, the other sold him: How that affects to laugh, how this to weep; 70 But who can rail so long as he can sleep?

For in some Popish libels I have read, The Wolf has been too busy in your bed; At least her hinder parts, the belly-piece, The paunch, and all that Scorpio claims, are his.

Besides numerous original inedited letters, Mr. Croker's edition will have the advantage of some curious books bought at the Brockley Hall sale, including four volumes of Libels upon Pope, and a copy of Ruffhead's Life of him, with Warburton's manuscript notes.

Such libels private men may well endure, When states and kings themselves are not secure: 10 For ill men, conscious of their inward guilt, Think the best actions on by-ends are built.

If I had taken to the church (as he affirms, but which was never in my thoughts), I should have had more sense, if not more grace, than to have turned myself out of my benefice by writing libels on my parishioners.

Fortunately for me and my work, Professor Freeman had heard the reports in question, and knowing me personally, and taking the passionate interest he did in the war against the Turks, applied himself to the investigation of the tales, and satisfied himself and Gladstone that they were simple libels, without a shadow of foundation, and even had never been heard of until they were promulgated in London.

The crisis was a formidable one to Richelieu, who, judging both his injured benefactress and himself from the past, placed no faith in her professions of forgiveness; for, on his side, he felt that he should resent even to his dying hour much that had passed before she fled the kingdom, as well as the libels against him which she had sanctioned during her residence in Flanders.

An host of rhymers, inferior even to those last named, attacked the king, the Duke of York, and the ministry, in songs and libels, which, however paltry, were read, sung, rehearsed, and applauded.

The age, whose appetite for scandal had been profusely fed by lampoons and libels, now learned, that there was a more elevated kind of satire, in which poignancy might be united with elegance, and energy of thought with harmony of versification.

Og may write against the king, if he pleases, so long as he drinks for him, and his writings will never do the government so much harm, as his drinking does it good; for true subjects will not be much perverted by his libels; but the wine-duties rise considerably by his claret.

With such feelings, we may believe Dryden's rest was little disturbed by the litter of libels against him: "Sons of a day just buoyant on the flood, Then numbered with the puppies in the mud.

This person appears to have had a living at Great Yarmouth, which, Dryden hints, he forfeited by writing libels on his parishioners; and from another testimony, he seems to have been a person of no very strict morals.

If I had taken to the Church (as he affirms, but which was never in my thoughts), I should have had more sense, if not more grace, than to have turned myself out of my benefice by writing libels on my parishioners.

Perhaps this deliberate distortion of the truth was another one of the libels against pagan Rome of which the pious Fathers are so fond "for the good of the Church.

His jests at Bensington became malignant libels....

DEAD, form of prayer for the, ii. 163; libels on them, iii. 13; recommending and praying for them, i. 190, n. 2, 236, 240; ii. 163; iv.

KENNINGTON COMMON, iii. 239, n. 2. KENRICK, Dr. William, account of him, i. 497; Epistle to James Boswell, Esq., ii. 61; Garrick libels, i. 498, n. 1; Goldsmith, libels, i. 498, n. 1; ii. 209, n. 2; Johnson, attacks, i. 497; ii. 61; v. 273; made himself public, i. 498; iii. 256; mentioned, ii. 44.

KENNINGTON COMMON, iii. 239, n. 2. KENRICK, Dr. William, account of him, i. 497; Epistle to James Boswell, Esq., ii. 61; Garrick libels, i. 498, n. 1; Goldsmith, libels, i. 498, n. 1; ii. 209, n. 2; Johnson, attacks, i. 497; ii. 61; v. 273; made himself public, i. 498; iii. 256; mentioned, ii. 44.

LIBELS, actions for them, iii. 64; dead, on the, iii. 15; England and America, in, i. 116, n. 1; Fox's Libel Bill, iii. 16, n. 1; juries, judges of the law, iii. 16, n. 1; refuse to convict, i. 116, n. 1; pulpit, from the, iii. 58; severe law against libels, i. 124, n. 1. LIBERTY, all boys love it, iii. 383; clamours for it, i. 131, n. 1; iii. 201, n, 1; conscience, of, ii. 249; iv.

LIBELS, actions for them, iii. 64; dead, on the, iii. 15; England and America, in, i. 116, n. 1; Fox's Libel Bill, iii. 16, n. 1; juries, judges of the law, iii. 16, n. 1; refuse to convict, i. 116, n. 1; pulpit, from the, iii. 58; severe law against libels, i. 124, n. 1. LIBERTY, all boys love it, iii. 383; clamours for it, i. 131, n. 1; iii. 201, n, 1; conscience, of, ii. 249; iv.

314, n. 3; on sacrilege, v. 114, n. 2; writing for money, iii. 19, n. 3; Johnson the horse-rider, i. 399; Junius, authorship of, iii. 376, n. 4; Keppel's Court-martial, iv. 12, n. 6; Kinnoul, Lord, ii. 211, n. 4; libels in 1770, i. 116, n. 1; Lort, Rev. Dr., iv.

Labels and libels.

LEE, BOLTON & LEE. Labels and libels.

Labels and libels.

LEE, BOLTON & LEE. Labels and libels.

Madame Necker took it into her head to write, without her husband's knowledge, to M. de Maurepas to complain of the libels spread about against M. Necker, and ask him to take the necessary measures against these anonymous publications this was appealing to the very man who secretly encouraged them..

It is well known that Calonne encouraged libels on the Queen, to obtain credit for his zeal in suppressing them; and the culpable vanity of Necker made made him but too willing to raise his own reputation on the wreck of that of an unsuspecting and unfortunate Monarch.

It is well known that Calonne encouraged libels on the Queen, to obtain credit for his zeal in suppressing them; and the culpable vanity of Necker made made him but too willing to raise his own reputation on the wreck of that of an unsuspecting and unfortunate Monarch.

Since this prohibition I have been told, that I am accused, in general terms, of having written many disaffected libels, and seditious pamphlets.

There she can perpetrate libels whenever she pleases.

She should make no use of such evidence, unless the unaccepted lover indulges in disrespectful comments or revengeful libels, as some men are inclined to when the fruit for which they reached is picked by another hand.

An angry Writer, who cannot appear in Print, naturally vents his Spleen in Libels and Lampoons.

As for Persons who take Pleasure in the reading and dispersing of such detestable Libels, I am afraid they fall very little short of the Guilt of the first Composers.

We may therefore conclude, that those who are pleased with reading Defamatory Libels, so far as to approve the Authors and Dispersers of them, are as guilty as if they had composed them: for if they do not write such Libels themselves, it is because they have not the Talent of Writing, or because they will run no hazard .

We may therefore conclude, that those who are pleased with reading Defamatory Libels, so far as to approve the Authors and Dispersers of them, are as guilty as if they had composed them: for if they do not write such Libels themselves, it is because they have not the Talent of Writing, or because they will run no hazard .

C. [Footnote 1: Dissertation upon Defamatory Libels.

Lady Mary was at one time a friend and correspondent of Pope, who afterwards, for some unknown reason, quarrelled with her, and made her the subject of some of the most disgraceful libels that ever proceeded from even his pen.]

Before the Danish monarchs became absolute, the most refractory of that country used to write libels, called North Danes, against this great officer; but that practice has long since ceased.

They make epigrams, sing vaudevilles, against the mistress, hand about libels against the Chancellor [Maupรฉou], and have no more effect than a sky-rocket; but in three months will die to go to Court, and to be invited to sup with Madame du Barri.

You will be told, from libels and trash, that he was the Grand Corruptor.

" Sir William Berkeley, Governor of Virginia for thirty-six years, beginning with 1641, wrote to the King as follows:"I thank God, there are no free schools nor printing, and I hope we shall not have these hundred years; for learning has brought disobedience and heresy and sects into the world, and printing has divulged them, and libels upon the best governments.

Yet did not all this divert Bovadilla from putting the admiral and his brother in irons; and he allowed the baser people to rail against them in public, blowing horns in triumph about the harbour where they were shipped, besides placarding them in many scandalous libels pasted up at the corners of the streets.

12, King James VI., do condemn the Pope's erroneous doctrine, or any other erroneous doctrine repugnant to any of the articles of the true and Christian religion, publickly preached, and by law established in this realm; and ordain the spreaders and makers of books, or libels, or letters, or writs of that nature, to be punished, Acts 46, Parl.

Treason, misprision of treason, libels, desertion from military service, and other offenses of similar character are excluded.

Impertinence or malignity may seek to make the Executive Departments the means of incalculable and irremediable injury to innocent parties by throwing into them libels most foul and atrocious.