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The Origin of Punishments and the Right to Punish
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accomplice according accused actions advantage Alessandro Alessandro Manzoni Alessandro Verri atrocious crimes authority certainty Cesare Beccaria citizen committed common condemned confession consequence contradiction contrary Crimes and Punishments Criminal Law cruel cruelty death penalty defend Delitti derive despotism diminish disorders effect efficacious enlightened equally errors evils example fact false fear feelings force Frederic William Maitland greater guilty happiness honor human ignorance impression imprisonment impunity increase indolence infamy inflict injury innocent person interests Jeremy Bentham John Adams judge juridical jurists justice least possible legislator LESE MAJESTY less liberty limited living magistrates mankind Manzoni means ment Milan monarchs Montesquieu morality motives nation nature necessary offenses opinion pain passions pederasty Pietro Verri pleasures political precisely prevent crimes principles proofs proportion prove reason sensibility sentiments serve servitude slaves social contract society sovereign spirit things throne tion torments torture true truth tyranny uncertainty useless virtue weak wretch