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" I sentence you,' says the judge, 'but to what I know not — perhaps to storm and shipwreck, perhaps to infectious disorders, perhaps to famine, perhaps to be massacred by savages, perhaps to be devoured by wild beasts. Away, take your chance, perish... "
An Irresistible Temptation: The true story of Jane New and a colonial scandal - Page 12
by Carol Baxter - 2006 - 432 pages
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The Rationale of Punishment

Jeremy Bentham - Criminal justice, Administration of - 1830 - 452 pages
...I sentence you,'' says the Judge, " but to what I know not — perhaps to storm and shipwrecks — perhaps to infectious disorders — perhaps to famine...you away saves me from witnessing your sufferings, I shall give myself no more trouble about you." increase, the successively rising generations will...
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The British and Foreign Review: Or, European Quarterly Journal

1837
...perhaps to infectious dis" orders — perhaps to famine — perhaps to be massacred by sa" vages — perhaps to be devoured by wild beasts. Away, take...you away saves me " from witnessing your sufferings, I shall give myself no more " trouble about you." (Bentham's Rationale of Punishment, p. 348.) The...
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Works of Jeremy Bentham, Volume 1, Part 2

Jeremy Bentham - 1838
...take your chance — perish or prosper — suffer or enjoy : I VOL. I. • Collms, voL ii. p. 222. rid myself of the sight of you : the ship that bears you away saies me from witnessing your sufferings — I shall give myself no more trouble about you." But it...
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Three Criminal Law Reformers: Beccaria, Bentham, Romilly

Coleman Phillipson - Capital punishment - 1923 - 344 pages
...are least deserving of them. Translate this complication of chances, and see what the result will be: 'I sentence you,' says the judge, 'but to what I know...you away saves me from witnessing your sufferings; I shall give myself no more trouble about you.' " 1 Bentham concludes by replying to those who had...
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Great Expectations

Charles Dickens - Fiction - 1998 - 656 pages
...model penitentiaries, had pointed out as early as 1791, in a parody of the sentence of transportation: "I sentence you," says the Judge, "but to what I know...you away saves me from witnessing your sufferings — I shall give myself no more trouble about you."1 The choice of Australia as the site of the penal...
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