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7) Personal Injuries. Aggravating circumstances.

— Why of the unpleasant, rather than of the acute. -cious in defendin towards that purpose. It is by this
use then that a man may make of his strength, partly by the actual use, and partly by the fear of his making it that
a man may do more towards ensuring himself
against such attacks than by the other: it is by in this
way that he is enabled to drive his adversary at such a
distance and guard in a great measure against as will prevent him from coming to
make any sudden attack: and this the better the
greater is his strength. The being subjected then to a
train of injuries of this sort though inflicted suddenly and
at intervals is as palpable a proof of weakness nearly
as the remaining exposed to them the uninterrupted infliction of them
for a length of time. All this however abstruse and obscure it
may seem in this view of it, is in substance perfectly
well understood and [perfectly] familiar at School;
where the young affections have not yet learnt to
put that subject themselves to those restraints which the breach at a
of which is regarded as so serious a matter, at a more advanced time of life. [are not to be broken through
without the most serious consequences] it is so serious
a matter to break through.

Personal Injuries ignominious more apt to excite revenge, than organical acute are. Every body will have be apt to think of those expedients
which men have d under favour of the moral sanction and in
the teeth of the legal one sanction whereby men have
devised, by which a man who apprehends an injuryies of this sort from another is enabled at any time
to make an experiment upon fair terms whether his
coercive power is sufficient to guard him from those
injuries. I mean fighting upon a challenge. This A
when performed contest of this sort between two persons when maintained by with those instruments
of pain and death which art has invented
is called Duelling; when with those alone
which nature furnishes, it is called Boxing. It is observable

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