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20) Pers:l Inj:s Disabl:t temporary.

one's reputation to constitute an exemption in favour of
an act operative of that sort of personal Injury
which comes under the notion of temporary Disablement.

Further reason where the attack is by other signs than words. I have said a verbal attack. For where the an attack
carried on by visible signs whether by demands a somwhat
different consideration. These signs will be
either either of the transient kind an evanescent nature such as gestures: or of a permanent. If of a permanent nature, then either writing, printing ordinary of the ordinary kind as writing or the
symbolical as a wooden gun sent to a man as a mark to convey a reproach of cowardice. If ordinary they will be either natural
as painting or conventional, or such as are marks of
sounds. In either case they will be of a multipliable
nature as such as are produced by printing: engraving or of a nature
not multipliable such as are produced by writing.
and sculpture.

Where the signs by which an attack on reputation is carried on
Where they are of the same evanescent nature as spoken audible
words are, I mean gestures are the signs in question, there indeed the possible
method of defence that is of a counter-attack would be the same for against
the latter as against the former. But in all the
other cases those the counter-attack to be effectual
must be against property: perhaps in some cases against
person and property too: at all events against
property: to wit the property to wit of him who
is the owner of the substance, whatever it is,
upon which the marks are signs marks that serve for
signs are made.

The only case then in which an attack upon
the person of a defamer making use of permanent signs to the defamation could serve to disable him
purpose from executing his purpose, would be that in
which the instrument of defamation was about his

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