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15 Pers:l Inj:s Disabl:t temp:y

— not where the mischief in view is indeterminate. disablement disability would cease. He might render him
speechless by a blow: but unless he follow'd his
blow and either killed him or treated him in the
manner above supposed, this would signify
as little. The curiosity of the bystanders would
but be the more excited, and their disposition
to give ear to the report the more strengthen'd
by so singular and violent and anxious an endeavour to
prevent it. If any attack upon the person of
the defamer were, under the notion of a defence
against the defamation to be licensed by the
Law, it would therefore be an act not of defence
but of revenge.

— Seldom where the mischief is determinate. When Where the mischief that would seems likely to [follow
upon an attack on reputation] ensue is
determinate, there seems to be a more plausible
ground for allowing of such a defence. [there is
a ground [plea] [reason] for allowing of such a defence
that seems more plausible. Cases may perhaps
be put where the mischief of such an
attack upon a man's reputation would be irreparable, and where such an attack appears to be the only
means of preventing it. [ would be such an a counter attack.]
upon the assailer aggressor's defamers person.

A case supposed. Better he should suffer for this assault A man
and a woman are engaged to marry. An enemy Upon the
presumption of the marriage they are engaged
to go on a long voyage to a distant country
where the man has an establishment. He is a military man The suppose and goes under command. The Ship the only vessel that will visit that country for a long time, is just about to sail. An adversary
of the man apprized of these circumstances
comes into the room a company where the woman is

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