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" ... your loins, but elsewhere naked ; that there be set upon your body a weight of iron as great as you can bear — and greater ; that you have no sustenance, save, on the first day three morsels of the coarsest bread, on the second day three draughts... "
A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the ... - Page 349
by Luke Owen Pike - 1873
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The Chronicles of Newgate, Volume 1

Arthur Griffiths - Crime - 1884 - 596 pages
...consideration. If the prisoner continued contumacious, the following sentence was passed upon him, or her: " That you be taken back to the prison whence you came...upon your body a weight of iron as great as you can bear—and greater; that you have no sustenance, save on the first day three morsels of the coarsest...
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Punishment and Reformation: An Historical Sketch of the Rise of the ...

Frederick Howard Wines - Crime - 1895 - 339 pages
..."Torture." The judgment of penance, referred to at the close of the last chapter, was in these words : " That you be taken back to the prison whence you came,...laid on your back on the bare floor, with a cloth around your loins, but elsewhere naked ; that there be set upon your body a weight of iron as great...
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Punishment and Reformation: An Historical Sketch of the Rise of the ...

Frederick Howard Wines - Crime - 1895 - 339 pages
...of the last chapter, was in these words : " That you be taken back to the prison whence you caine, to a low dungeon into which no light can enter ; that...laid on your back on the bare floor, with a cloth around your loins, but elsewhere naked ; that there be ' set upon your body a weight of iron as great...
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The Literary History of the Adelphi and Its Neighbourhood

Austin Brereton - Adelphi, (London, England) - 1907 - 293 pages
...administered to prisoners who refused to plead in answer to a charge. The sentence was as follows : " That you be taken back to the prison whence you came,...as great as you can bear — and greater ; that you 46 foreigners brought in a verdict of guilty, and the five prisoners were sentenced to be hanged. Every...
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Punishment and Reformation; a Study of the Penitentiary System

Frederick Howard Wines - Crime - 1910 - 481 pages
..."Torture." The judgment of penance, referred to at the close of the last chapter, was in these words: "That you be taken back to the prison whence you came,...laid on your back on the bare floor, with a cloth around your loins, but elsewhere naked ; that there be set upon your body a weight of iron as great...
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The Bar: West Virginia, Volume 17

Law - 1910
...suffer the peine forte et dure. The judgment of the court was in these words: "That you return from whence you came, to a low dungeon into which no light can enter; that you be stripped naked save a cloth about your loins, and laid down, your back upon the ground; that there...
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Punishment and Reformation: A Study of the Penitentiary System

Frederick Howard Wines - Crime - 1919 - 481 pages
...into which no light can' enter ; that you be laid on your back on the bare floor, with a cloth around your loins, but elsewhere naked ; that there be set...as great as you can bear — and greater ; that you hav ? no sustenance, save, on the first day three morsels of the coarsest bread, on the second day...
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Punishments of Former Days

Ernest W. Pettifer - Law - 1992 - 175 pages
...he could die unconvicted." The unfortunate person received the sentence in these terrible words: — "That you be taken back to the prison whence you came...dungeon into which no light can enter; that you be laid upon your back on the bare floor with a cloth round your loins but elsewhere naked; that there be set...
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The Jail Notebook and Other Writings

Bhupendra Hooja - India - 2007 - 191 pages
...law." Peine forte et dure: was death with torture . . . judgement for which was delivered as follows: "That you be taken back to the prison whence you came, to a long dungeon into which no light can enter; then you be laid on your back on the bare floor, with a...
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