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Letter "S" » sedition
«The Bill of Rights is a born rebel. It reeks with sedition. In every clause it shakes its fist in the face of constituted authority... it is the one guaranty of human freedom to the American people.»
Author: Frank I. Cobb
, Bill of Rights
, The Bill
«What seems fair enough against a squalid huckster of bad liquor may take on a different face, if used by government determined to suppress political opposition under the guise of sedition»
«It is only necessary to make war with five things: with the maladies of the body, with the ignorance of the mind, with the passions of the body, with the sedition of the city, with the discords of families.»
«Tis plain that there is not in nature a point of stability to be found: everything either ascends or declines. When wars are ended abroad, sedition begins at home, and when men are freed from fighting for necessity, they quarrel through ambition.»
Author: Sir Walter Scott
«(For of necessity he must release one unto them at the feast.) / And they cried out all at once, saying, Away with this man, and release unto us Barabbas: / (Who for a certain sedition made in the city, and for murder, was cast into prison.) / Pilate therefore, willing to release Jesus, spake again to them.»
«And he released unto them him that for sedition and murder was cast into prison, whom they had desired; but he delivered Jesus to their will.»
«For we have found this man a pestilent fellow, and a mover of sedition among all the Jews throughout the world, and a ringleader of the sect of the Nazarenes: / Who also hath gone about to profane the temple: whom we took, and would have judged according to our law.»
«And I commanded, and search hath been made, and it is found that this city of old time hath made insurrection against kings, and that rebellion and sedition have been made therein.»
«Now because we have maintenance from the king's palace, and it was not meet for us to see the king's dishonour, therefore have we sent and certified the king; / That search may be made in the book of the records of thy fathers: so shalt thou find in the book of the records, and know that this city is a rebellious city, and hurtful unto kings and provinces, and that they have moved sedition within the same of old time: for which cause was this city destroyed.»