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  • Libels, insults, &c., resistance to public authority, offences against good customs, thefts and frauds, have increased; assaults are nearly stationary.
  • But in the spring of next year the production of Lagrange-Chancel's libels, entitled the Philippiques, again brought suspicion on him.
  • But some foolish and ignorant Scotsmen were moved to anger by a little unpalatable truth which was mingled with much eulogy, and assailed him whom they chose to consider as the enemy of their country with libels much more dishonourable to their country than anything that he had ever said or written.
  • On the 29th of July 1693 he was condemned in the vice-chancellor's court for certain libels against the late earl of Clarendon, fined, banished from the university until he recanted, and the offending pages burnt.
  • Of the many libels written against him during the Revolution the most noteworthy are the Petit careme de l'abbe Maury, with a supplement called the Seconde annee (1790), and the Vie privee de l'abbe Maury (1790), claimed by J.