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  1. Obstacles to scientific advance; the universities still dominated by Aristotle; the theological faculties; the censorship of the press exercised by both church and state; ... – Manhood of Humanity. by Alfred Korzybski
  2. Little was known of his pamphlet, for it was kept out of the country by censorship in Russia. – The Jewish State by Theodor Herzl Commentator: Louis Lipsky Alex Bein
  3. When he pleads for the abolition of the Dramatic Censorship before a Royal Commission, he gives us not only the most effective practical exposure of the Censorship that has ever been written, but also a far- reaching philosophical analysis of liberty as freedom to express and propagate ideas. – Personality in Literature by Rolfe Arnold Scott-James
  4. If the State is sacred, there must be censorship. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  5. The laws respecting the censorship of the press were much relaxed, and numerous political journals were established at Rome, which before had nothing that deserved the name of a newspaper. – The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 17 by Charles Francis Horne
  6. Under the ban of the censorship, little of this was allowed to show itself in print, but, when Lord Lansdowne spoke, there was a response from the heart. – Public Opinion by Walter Lippmann
  7. We may, therefore, conclude that the more enlightened a censorship is, the worse it would serve us. – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  8. It is worth adding that what began the mischief with her was having nothing readable within her reach except popular novels which made everything that tempted her seem poetic and delightful and honorable, and were therefore not suppressed by the censorship. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  9. Is there not something to be said for a political censorship, if not for a moral one? – The Shewing-up of Blanco Posnet by George Bernard Shaw
  10. To this censorship the press submitted cordially. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  11. In 1792 the philosopher fell under the royal censorship for his Religion within the Limits of Pure Reason. – A Biographical Dictionary of Freethinkers of All Ages and Nations by Joseph Mazzini Wheeler
  12. The question of the censorship was not so serious as it might appear. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  13. 335. Stage Censorship, ii. – A History of the Four Georges, Volume I (of 4) by Justin McCarthy
  14. Again, the state- censorship exercised by the magistrates who exhibited the games would naturally deter a poet, who did not wish to encounter the fate of Naevius, from any direct dealing with the delicate subject of Roman social and family life. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  15. History tells us that they were twice consuls together, and colleagues in the censorship. – Treatises on Friendship and Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  16. The Government, which had lately repealed the law of censorship, now restored it by edict. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  17. Chapter, " Censorship and Secrecy." – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
  18. However rigid their censorship, copies of German newspapers reach us every day from neutral countries. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. I am not aware that any censorship of the press has been authorized by General Synod. – History and Ecclesiastical Relations of the Churches of the Presbyterial Order at Amoy, China by J. V. N. Talmage
  20. A campaign was waged also to bring about greater censorship of motion pictures. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
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