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8 Aug. 1808
To Mallet
(7) Conclusion

Amicus Curæ proved by not palliative in the
first instance

Should these suggestions
be neglected,
appeal will be made
to the public and
eventually in Parliament


Should the appeal thus made to the prudence as well
as probity of the Board prove fruitless, there remains
in this as in other cases, one other stage and one other appeal, which
thereupon is entered to be made — an appeal to the
public, and eventually means for which are not altogether
out of view to Parliament.

4 continued
from p.3

In the pursuit of the end On the part of ordinary procedure on the part of ordinary any/every rational being, pursuing/taking a rational course/line of action/rationally conducting himself
procedure, employment of whatever present themselves as the indispensable means,
is as already mentioned, of course intended and involved. Back to p.3

6 continued
from p.5

Counsel for my fellow sufferers
In a situation similar to Ciceros, What of Ligarius Counsel the experiment
I am trying is whether by any such means as
I can muster, by such motives as I can apply, I
can so manage matters, as to convert my Judges to the purpose here in question [+] [+] for I am not it is in part
of my cause aiming to make
conquerers of them
into so many Caesars: to impress upon them these /heralds if possible
the idea of responsibility: that unpleasant idea which hitherto it
has been, the if not the object, the effect of at least, of
the practice of the judicatory to stave off, and keep at a distance
from the Board: to impress upon them the idea, that
notwithstanding amidst the sweets of present case comfort the invitation of present convenience, it will not
be ultimately prudent, nor advisable, nor perhaps ultimately
practicable, to continue to do, as they have hitherto pursue that line/course of action, or inaction
down, exactly as they please.[+]1 [+]1 to declare over
Accountants, in regular
even after months
bound hand and foot in a state of bondage,
be the wantonness and
upon by a set of
tormentors, under the
name of Inspectors, themselves
paying no more
regard to the feelings of
the sufferer those high
in the nature by their authority, than was paid by the habit
to those of the inhabitants of the Black hole.
What which is most conducive to
their own case. [+] Back to p.5

Through a sense
of necessity J.B. has
here made application
to superiors — not regarding
a mere accusation
of the inferior as
affording any chance of

Some do gr In some instance, "dry it is said has
been found foolish enough, when a stick has been thrown
at him instead betaking himself to the hand which threw
it, to turn and look upon the stick. A man, if he
is not this foolish betakes himself full in makes at once for the very highest ground.
the original very source of enquiry. whatever is amiss looks for throws it upwards
to its source.
[+]2 [+]2 Vext by malpractice
his exertions actions
as well as his thought
and resentments point
themselves — not to the
instrument but to the hand
that wields it: not to the
Attorney, but to the Judge.

Identifier: | JB/122/296/001
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 122.



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TH 1806


Jeremy Bentham

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Andre Morellet


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See note 5 to letter 1986, vol. 7

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