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" It was for the free man of low estate, for the slave, and for women, that the greatest atrocities were reserved. Men branded on the forehead, without hands, without feet, without tongues, lived as an example of the danger which attended the commission... "
A History of Crime in England: Illustrating the Changes of the Laws in the ... - Page 48
by Luke Owen Pike - 1873
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Victoria Magazine, Volume 32

1879
...privilege of observing the 'mass days 'in that manner which was supposed to bring man nearer unto God." " Men branded on the forehead, without hands, without...misfortune of holding no higher position than that of a churl. . . . New ingenuity was brought to bear upon the art of mutilation, which was practised in every...
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A Review of the Systems of Ethics: Founded on the Theory of Evolution

Charles Mallory Williams, Cora May Williams - Ethics - 1892 - 581 pages
...death or mutilation for his offence. Pike says of these punishments in the early history of Britain : " It was for the free man of low estate, for the slave,...misfortune of holding no higher position than that of a churl. The horrors of the Danish invasions had no tendency to mitigate these severities; and those...
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A Review of the Systems of Ethics Founded on the Theory of Evolution

Cora May Williams - Conscience - 1892 - 581 pages
...death or mutilation for his offence. Pike says of these punishments in the early history of Britain: "It was for the free man of low estate, for the slave,...misfortune of holding no higher position than that of a churl. The horrors of the Danish invasions had no tendency to mitigate these severities; and those...
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The Andover Review, Volume 17

Religion - 1892
...: " Eyes were plucked out ; the nose, ears, and upper lip were cut off ; the scalp was torn away ; men branded on the forehead, without hands, without...danger which attended the commission of petty crimes." A favorite method of death in Gaul and Great Britain was by fire. Sometimes offenders were put in a...
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The Encyclopędia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences ..., Volume 19

Hugh Chisholm - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1911
...prominent place. " Men branded on the forehead, without hands, feet, or tongues, lived as examples of the danger which attended the commission of petty crimes and as a warning to all churls " (Pike's History of Crime in England, 1873). The Danes were more severe than the Saxons Under...
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History as Past Ethics: An Introduction to the History of Morals

Philip Van Ness Myers - Ethics - 1913 - 387 pages
...pre-Norman period in England the punishments for crime were characterized by a barbarity incredibly callous. "Men branded on the forehead, without hands, without...misfortune of holding no higher position than that of a churl. . . . The eyes were plucked out ; the nose the ears, and the upper lips were cut off ; the scalp...
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