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slander
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The Winter's Tale
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  • Nor I; nor any, But one that’s here; and that’s himself: for he The sacred honour of himself, his queen’s, His hopeful son’s, his babe’s, betrays to slander, Whose sting is sharper than the sword’s; and will not,— For, as the case now stands, it is a curse He cannot be compell’d to’t,—once remove The root of his opinion, which is rotten As ever oak or stone was sound.

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  • In the United States, it is extremely difficult for someone famous to win a slander lawsuit—almost no matter what is said.
  • Check your sources or you could be sued for slander.

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