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Usage examples for censorship

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. If the State is sacred, there must be censorship. – The Ego and His Own by Max Stirner
  5. 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
  6. A campaign was waged also to bring about greater censorship of motion pictures. – Negro Migration during the War by Emmett J. Scott
  7. 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
  8. The Government, which had lately repealed the law of censorship, now restored it by edict.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
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. To this censorship the press submitted cordially. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  12. 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
  13. History tells us that they were twice consuls together, and colleagues in the censorship. – Treatises on Friendship and Old Age by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  14. However rigid their censorship, copies of German newspapers reach us every day from neutral countries. – The Devil's Paw by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  15. The question of the censorship was not so serious as it might appear. – With the French in France and Salonika by Richard Harding Davis
  16. Chapter, " Censorship and Secrecy." – The Inside Story Of The Peace Conference by Emile Joseph Dillon
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