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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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scurrilous
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • Now, many of our printers make no scruple of gratifying the malice of individuals by false accusations of the fairest characters among ourselves, augmenting animosity even to the producing of duels; and are, moreover, so indiscreet as to print scurrilous reflections on the government of neighboring states, and even on the conduct of our best national allies, which may be attended with the most pernicious consequences.

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  • That is a false and scurrilous accusation.
  • He indulges in scurrilous jests...
    Bronte, Charlotte  --  The Professor

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