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Identifier: gri_000033125008288603
Title: Travels in various countries of Europe, Asia and Africa
Year: 1810 (1810s)
Authors: Clarke, Edward Daniel, 1769-1822 Walpole, Robert, 1781-1856
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Publisher: London : Printed for T. Cadell and W. Davies
Contributing Library: Getty Research Institute
Digitizing Sponsor: Getty Research Institute


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the gloom and solitude ofthe forest, where the silence was that of death itself, it wasindeed a sight that spoke terrible things. The body of ahuman creature thus exposed to birds of prey, by the side ofa public road, cannot fail of affecting the mind of every pas-senger ; and among the people it is, doubtless, productive ofuseful impressions1; but the enormity of the crime itself isalmost absorbed in a feeling of pity called forth by the exem-plary nature of the punishment. And this poor Finn, it issaid, had a father and a mother, who watched, and toiled, and (1) Punishment (according to a striking personification in the HindooCode of Laws)is the magistrate ; Punishment is theinspirer of terror; Punishment is the nourisher ofthe subjects ; Punishment is the defender from calamity ; Punishment is the guardianof them that sleep; Punishment, with a black aspect and a red eye, terrifies the guilty.—Robertsons Historical Disquisition concerning Antient India, p. 1J6. Lend. 17£> •

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MODE BITING ES of CRIMIlfMAH.g ihra SWEDIEH , ULEABORG, IN OSTERO-BOTHNIA, TO UMEA. £ J J and prayed for him ; whose good counsels were disregarded, chap. xiv.until the awful moment arrived, when, faithful in its threat-enings, the warning voice of Scripture was fulfilled : The EYE THAT MOCKETH HIS FATHER, AND DESPISETH TO OBEY HISMOTHER, THE RAVENS OF THE VALLEY SHALL PICK IT OUT, ANDTHE YOUNG EAGLES SHALL EAT IT. At Oljocki we quitted the main road, and went, about fiveEnglish miles, to Brahestad, a new and neat town, close to Brahestad.the Gulph, in hope of procuring medical assistance. Thisplace seemed to be in a flourishing state; the furniture andappearance of the houses being better than usual in thiscountry. It is a staple town, on a bay between twopeninsulas; exporting tar, butter, tallow, pitch, furs, fish,especially salmon, and deals ; but in the whole, there arenot more than 124 houses, and 225 families. The inn wasa good one : we might be supplied with wine, beer, andalm


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