[PW] "The king's jurisdiction is as long as the king's arm"
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Wed Jan 25 19:49:08 PST 2017
Katherine Harper wrote:
> The most similar line that occurs to me is "Your right to swing your arms
> ends just where the other man's nose begins," attributed by a Wikipedia
> contributor (in the entry for Oliver Wendell Holmes) to Zechariah Chafee,
> "Freedom of Speech in Wartime," *Harvard Law Review *32 (1919): 932, 957.
An extensive analysis of that saying is available here:
Your Liberty To Swing Your Fist Ends Just Where My Nose Begins
> *To the Letter Editorial and Research Services
> <http://www.to-the-letter.net> <https://www.linkedin.com/in/kharper4>*
> On Wed, Jan 25, 2017 at 10:55 AM, Thomas Fuller <tdruryfuller at gmail.com>
>> A friend is authoring an article on a legal subject and has a dim
>> recollection of the proverb or quotation in the subject line -- or some
>> variation of it. He'd like to use it in the article. Can any of the
>> experts on the list provide an authoritative text and a citation?
>> - Tom
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