Ralph Waldo Emerson about censorship (“Compensation”, 1841) - 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 EmersonCompensation (1841). copy citation

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1841
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in "Essays: First Series"
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