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158)

CRIT. JUR. CRIM.

are so well known to the learned world ventured to set in a small tract
on the foundations of Civil Society
entitled "
ventured first of any English writer that I know of
to set up the same standard. In the work of Helvetius,
along with the admirable principle above, that
mentioned, are blended some singular and perhaps
untenable opinions positions. These opinions which have no
necessary connexion whatever with the above principle
seem to have given an invincible disgust to
many classes of men, particularly to those of the religious
class: and seem to have co-operated pretty
powerfully with a cause of a very different but
more irresistible nature but in preventing the work
from gaining acquiring much popularity in this country.
The boldness boldness of sentiment, and liberality of
disquisition which are so conspicuous in it.

These together with others which would be no disrecommendation
to it in this free country, procured it
as might have been expected the censure of the ruling
powers in the country what give it birth, in which it made its first
appearance. This circumstance could not but be a
conclusive reason with a man of prudence in Mr
Beccaria's situation not to cite it. What it could have
been that prevented occasioned it's being past over in like
silence by Dr Priestly, whether a disgust to thosepositions other
with which it stands con opinions that are to be found in it, an unacquaintance
with the work, or any other cause, I will not take upon me to determine. In the eyes of a philosopher to zealous in behalf of the interests of mankind A principle of this importance, in
which is contained implicitly every political truth in Legislation
by which society can be the better, might have atoned
one


Identifier: | JB/159/270/002
"JB/" can not be assigned to a declared number type with value 159.

Date_1

Marginal Summary Numbering

not numbered

Box

159

Main Headings

punishment

Folio number

270

Info in main headings field

crit. jur. crim

Image

002

Titles

punishment / end / prefat. princ. of utility / improvement / mad houses / plan

Category

text sheet

Number of Pages

4

Recto/Verso

recto

Page Numbering

d157 / d158 / d159 / d160

Penner

jeremy bentham

Watermarks

[[watermarks::[gr with crown] propatria [britannia motif]]]

Marginals

jeremy bentham

Paper Producer

Corrections

Paper Produced in Year

Notes public

ID Number

54093

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