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Infamy.

which the community are accustomed to mark with
their displeasure: thus much results from the
bare conviction, indeed from the bare detection,
without any express designation of the Magistrate.
The only way therefore in which the Magistrate
can produce any additional degree of infamy, I
mean all along pure and simple infamy, is
by taking such extraordinary measures to s make
public the fact of the offence. By this means
the act in which the public are to ground their
ill will is only therefore in the way of
In this way it is only in point of
extent that the Magistrate can adds anything
to the activate portions of infamy that flows from
the offence.

In point of intensity there is but one way in
which the M Law can contribute any thing to
the infliction of simple infamy. This is by bestowing
on the act in question some approbrious
epithet appellative: some epithet calculated to express
ill will, concerning and or contempt (from
which ill will natural arises) for the
on the part
of him who uses it. Thus a Legislator of antient
Rome, (in a passage of Livy quoted by the
Author of Principles of Penal Law, † p.290, 1st edit. after prohibiting describing
som a particular mode of offence, is said to
have done nothing more towards punishing it, than
by subjoining these words, improbi factum. Here
the


Identifier: | JB/141/114/002
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 141.

Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

not numbered

Box

141

Main Headings

rationale of punishment

Folio number

114

Info in main headings field

infamy

Image

002

Titles

notes

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

4

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

f5 / f6 / f7 / f8

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

[[watermarks::l v g propatria [britannia motif]]]

Marginals

jeremy bentham

Paper Producer

caroline vernon

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

48331

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