Narrative of ten years' imprisonment in the dungeons of Naples

Paperback | February 13, 2012

byAntonio Nicolò

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 Excerpt: ... party; Calabrese were against Calabrese; Provincials against Provincials The report of these horrible scenes was conveyed daily to the ears of the supreme authorities, who were, at length, so worn out with their repetition that they resolved to give the command of the Bagno to a more active, energetic, severe, and crafty man; to one, in short, who possessed the requisite qualities for re-organizing the state of the prison. Thus ended the command of the good but ignorant Areti, to give place to that of D. Camillo Campajuola, the Attila of penal establishments. We were now, for the fifth time, handed over like a flock of sheep to a new shepherd. CHAPTER XIV. D. Camillo Campajuola, the son of a commandant of a Bagno, was born, brought up, and educated, so to speak, among galley slaves. He began, as a private soldier, to perform the office of turnkey in penal institutions; and after a long and meritorious career, reached the grade of sub-lieutenant of marine, from which body all the officers employed in the prison are chosen. So many years passed among men stained with blood and crime of every kind, had made him quite expert in discovering the arts, intrigues, and designs of the prisoners. He recognised at a glance a Camorrista, an adept, a cut-throat, or any one who had the smallest leaning towards the Camorristi. He held this kind of prison plague in utter detestation; and wherever he had been in command, had always effected its extermination. Before administering the punishment prescribed by the regulations, when circumstances rendered it desirable, he would give a lesson The mob of the Calabrese Camorristi was composed of Neapolitans, Catanzaresi, Regginesi, Cossentini, Pugliesi, and Potentini. That of the Provincials was formed of Saleritans, Abruzzese, ...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1861 Excerpt: ... party; Calabrese were against Calabrese; Provincials against Provincials The report of these horrible scenes was conveyed daily...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:74 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.15 inPublished:February 13, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217241638

ISBN - 13:9780217241632

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