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Quote from William Cullen Bryant,

"The right to discuss freely and openly, by speech, by the pen, by the press, all political questions, and to examine the animadvert upon all political institutions is a right so clear and certain, so interwoven with our other liberties, so necessary, in fact, to their existence, that without it we must fall into despotism and anarchy."


William Cullen Bryant (more quotes by William Cullen Bryant or books by/about William Cullen Bryant)

(1794-1878) American romantic poet, journalist, editor of the New York Evening Post


New York Evening Post, 18 November 1837


Anarchy, Constitution, Press, Speech


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