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Capital Punishment examined.

the performance of which he may keep his eyes
shut as it were against the prospect of the pain to which he
is about to subject himself. The moment of its
arrival and the particular painful manner is at an uncertain distance. On The other
hand
reverse is the case where a man is to die
by bis own hand. The His resolution must be supported support itself
during the whole period of time that is necessary
to bring about the event. to bear The manner is foreseen
and the time immediate. It may be necessary that even
after t a part of the pain has been incurred, the
resolution should go on and support itself while
it prompts him to encrease the ain add further pain, before the
end is attained. purpose accomplished.

Accordingly, when people are resolved upon death
it is common for them where they have an opportunity,
to choose to die rather by the hand of another
than by their own. Thus Saul chose to
die by the hand of his armour-bearer. Tiberius Gracchus
by that of his freeman. So again the Emperor by one of his minions. So again the Emporer
Neri to whom a pair of two laws or laws Sin together, it is common enough for them to [render to] receive from each the hand of each other this last of all kind
offices.

Fourthly, when a man is prompted to put himself seek relief in death it is
not so much by the sudden vehemence of some
tempestuous passion, as by a close persuasion that
the miseries of his life are likely to be greater than the
enjoyments, and in consequence when the resolution is
once


Identifier: | JB/141/092/001
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Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

Box

141

Main Headings

rationale of punishment

Folio number

092

Info in main headings field

capital punishment examined

Image

001

Titles

equability

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

2

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

f10 / f11

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

[[watermarks::propatria [britannia motif]]]

Marginals

Paper Producer

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

48309

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