Exercises In Rhetoric And English Composition (advanced Course)

Paperback | October 12, 2012

byGeorge Rice Carpenter

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... was ready at the door and he presently mounted, before or as soon as he came out of the city he met the whole body of his horse running in so great disorder that he could not stop them, though he used all the means he could, and called to many officers by their names and hardly preserved himself by letting them pass by from being overthrown and overrun by them."--Clarendon: "History of the Great Rebellion." 2. "At a meeting of the Pennsylvania State Medical Society a few days ago, Dr. H. C. Wood of Philadelphia delivered an address on the subject of 'Neuropathic Insanity in its Relation to Crime ' that attracted much attention. He said, among other things, that neuropathy means diseased structure of the nervous system, and may be inherited or acquired; that, as the result of inheritance, an improperly developed brain may produce an insanity of character as positively as it may produce an insanity of intellect, and that this insanity of character may be so rooted in structural nervous disease that it cannot be cured; that vice or nervous disease or alcoholism in the parent may produce an insanity of character in the offspring which shall dominate the whole life of the individual, making him a criminal, who is no more responsible, morally, for his acts, than is a man who suffers from an inherited gout for his pain; that such insanity of character may be as incurable as imbecility due to original lack of brain development; that to punish for the purposes of revenge such a criminal is unchristian, and that to punish with the object of reformation of the criminal is hopeless; that to punish with hope of deterring other such criminals is useless; that society has for its bounden duty the protection of its sane members from these criminals;...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1893 edition. Excerpt: ... was ready at the door and he presently mounted, before or as soon as he came out of the city he met the whole ...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:58 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.12 inPublished:October 12, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217313868

ISBN - 13:9780217313865

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