What the Judge Saw: Being Twenty-five Years in Manchester by One who Has Done it

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Smith, Elder & Company, 1912 - 319 páginas
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IV
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VI
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VII
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VIII
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XIV
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INDEX
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Página 262 - No, sir ; there is nothing which has yet been contrived by man, by which so much happiness is produced as by a good tavern or inn.
Página 175 - My duty towards my Neighbour is to love him as myself, and to do to all men as I would they should do unto me...
Página 79 - The intelligible forms of ancient poets, The fair humanities of old religion, The power, the beauty, and the majesty, That had their haunts in dale, or piny mountain, Or forest by slow stream, or pebbly spring, Or chasms and watery depths; all these have vanished; They live no longer in the faith of reason.
Página 102 - It having been argued that this was an improvement, — " No, Sir," said he, eagerly, " it is not an improvement ; they object, that the old method drew together a number of spectators. Sir, executions are intended to draw spectators. If they do not draw spectators, they do not answer their purpose.
Página 297 - An' I niver knaw'd whot a mean'd but I thowt a 'ad summut to saay, An' I thowt a said whot a owt to "a said an
Página 247 - But why do I talk of Death ? That phantom of grisly bone ? I hardly fear his terrible shape, It seems so like my own — It seems so like my own, Because of the fasts I keep ; Oh, God! that bread should be so dear, And flesh and blood so cheap...
Página 262 - Whoe'er has travelled life's dull round, Where'er his stages may have been, May sigh to think he still has found The warmest welcome at an inn.
Página 102 - Depend upon it, Sir, when a man knows he is to be hanged in a fortnight, it concentrates his mind wonderfully.
Página 102 - They who would rejoice at the correction of a thief are yet shocked at the thought of destroying him. His crime shrinks...
Página 102 - The age is running mad after innovation ; all the business of the world is to be done in a new way; men are to be hanged in a new way; Tyburn itself is not safe from the fury of innovation...

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