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with respect to duration, divisible with the
utmost minuteness: their intensity is also
variable, but not in an equal degree nor with
equal certainty. Simple Imprisonment may
be rendered more or less severe: so may
banishment: the being sent exiled to Siberia is to some
at least more penal than the the being sent to
a more genial clime.

II. Equability

It will be of very little importance to have use to devise
established that a mode of punishment that
shall be most susceptible of variation in point
of intensity quantity, if at the same time it be not of
a nature to operate upon different individuals
with the same intensity, if
it be not of such
a nature as that the same any given quantity
of it shall be operate upon different individuals
with the same force. The quantity of pain
fro
Perfect certainty supposes perfect equality
– that in respect of all persons exposed to punishment their
station in life and moral sensibility shall
be capable of being so accurately measured as that
if not the same a given punishment may be found preappointed shall be
invariably cor produce a given effect. Such a
& The endeavouring
The giving such a degree
of perfection as this, to the penal code is evidently
impracticable: neither is it necessary. All than
can be done is to avoid. The quantity of pain
produce by the punishment will, it is true, in each particular case, depend
in a considerable degree upon circumstances distinct
from the nature of the punishment itself: – upon
the condition which the offender is in with respect
to the circumstances by which a mans sensibility
is lost liable to be influenced.

Banishment, is for example, is a mode of punishment
liable to apt to be extremely unequal. To one man


Identifier: | JB/141/024/002
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 141.

Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

Box

141

Main Headings

rationale of punishment

Folio number

024

Info in main headings field

Image

002

Titles

viii efficacy with respect to disablement

Category

copy/fair copy sheet

Number of Pages

2

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

f9 / f2

Penner

richard smith

Watermarks

dusautoy & rump 1809

Marginals

Paper Producer

edward collins

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

1809

Notes public

ID Number

48241

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