Suggestions for the Repression of Crime: Contained in Charges Delivered to Grand Juries of Birmingham; Supported by Additional Facts and Arguments. Together with Articles from Reviews and Newspapers Controverting Or Advocating the Conclusions of the Author
J.W. Parker and Son, 1857 - 707 strán (strany)
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Strana 431 - It is good also not to try experiments in states, except the necessity be urgent, or the utility evident; and well to beware that it be the reformation that draweth on the change, and not the desire of change that pretendeth the reformation.
Strana 335 - And that servant, which knew his lord's will, and prepared not himself, neither did according to his will, shall be beaten with many stripes. But he that knew not, and did commit things worthy of stripes, shall be beaten with few stripes. For unto whomsoever much is given, of him shall be much required : and to whom men have committed much, of him they will ask the more.
Strana 686 - The Lord and the Vassal; a Familiar Exposition of the Feudal System. 2s. French Revolution ; its Causes and Consequences.
Strana 636 - To produce a forfeiture of the License it is by no means necessary that the holder should be convicted of any new offence. If he associates with notoriously bad characters, leads an idle and dissolute life, or has no visible means of obtaining an honest livelihood, <&c., it will be assumed that he is about to relapse into crime, and he will be at once apprehended, and recommitted to prison under his original sentence.
Strana 79 - ... and this (says he) is one of the thousand reasons which ought to restrain a man from drony solitude and useless retirement. Solitude (added he one day) is dangerous to reason, without being favourable to virtue : pleasures of some sort are necessary to the intellectual as to the corporeal health; and those who resist gaiety, will be likely for the most part to fall a sacrifice to appetite; for the solicitations of sense are always at hand, and a dram to a vacant and solitary person is a speedy...
Strana 195 - ... for a general rule that all homicide is malicious, and of course amounts to murder, unless where justified by the command or permission of the law ; excused on the account of accident or self-preservation ; or alleviated into manslaughter, by being either the involuntary consequence of some act, not strictly lawful, or, if voluntary, occasioned by some sudden and sufficiently violent provocation (53). And all these circumstances of justification, excuse, or alleviation, it is incumbent upon the...
Strana 431 - All this is true, if time stood still ; which contrariwise moveth so round, that a froward retention of custom is as turbulent a thing as an innovation ; and they that reverence too much old times are but a scorn to the new.
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Strana 687 - The Natural History of Infidelity and Superstition in Contrast with Christian Faith.