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The Constitution does not give publishers license to defame.
I hope to be able to teach you that it's one thing to defy a board of directors, and it's another to defame a respectable man.
They defame one another, and mutually treat each other as impostors and false teachers.
GOOD SENSEPAUL HENRI THIRY, BARON D'HOLBACH
Yessum, she said a absolute piece of po'try what I would not defame my lips by repeating to you.
Their plan of life is to defame other people, and by this means proclaim their own superiority over other weak mortals.
Oh, you are wrong to defame St. Jeans; it is badly kept but it well keeps its famous ones.
THE HERO OF THE PEOPLEALEXANDRE DUMAS
Belike he is bribed to defame the poor lady, that the Dauphin may rid himself of a childless wife.'
TWO PENNILESS PRINCESSESCHARLOTTE M. YONGE
I cannot conceive what that fellow has against me, that he should try to defame my character by such an accusation.
O accursed reason,How many eyes hast thou to see thy shame,    90 And yet how blind once to prevent defame!
O, my loved brother!Honour avoids not only just defame,But flies all means that may ill voice his name.

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