Ralph Waldo Emerson quote about censorship from Compensation - Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison, a more illustrious abode; every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.
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Every lash inflicted is a tongue of fame; every prison, a more illustrious abode; every burned book or house enlightens the world; every suppressed or expunged word reverberates through the earth from side to side.
 Ralph Waldo Emerson, Compensation (1841). copy citation

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Author Ralph Waldo Emerson
Source Compensation
Topic censorship oppression
Date 1841
Language English
Reference in "Essays: First Series"
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Weblink https://en.wikisource.org/wiki/Essays:_First_Series/Compensation

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