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    And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for
    eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot.

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Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the
guilt; and also that some men do not read more

Care should be taken that the punishment does not exceed the
guilt; and also that some men do not suffer for offenses for
which others are not even indicted.
[Lat., Cavendum est ne major poena quam culpa sit; et ne iisdem
de causis alii plectantur, alii ne appellentur quidem.]

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Crime and punishment grow out of one stem.

Crime and punishment grow out of one stem.

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The best of us being unfit to die, what an unexpressible absurdity to put the worst to death.

The best of us being unfit to die, what an unexpressible absurdity to put the worst to death.

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The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne.
[The wolf must die in his own skin.]

The Wolfe must dye in his owne skinne.
[The wolf must die in his own skin.]

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Let them stew in their own grease (or juice).
- Karl Otto von Schonhausen Bismarck,

Let them stew in their own grease (or juice).
- Karl Otto von Schonhausen Bismarck,

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Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked
man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its read more

Vengeance comes not slowly either upon you or any other wicked
man, but steals silently and imperceptibly, placing its foot on
the bad.

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And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
to enter into life maimed, read more

And if thy hand offend thee, cut it off: it is better for thee
to enter into life maimed, than having two hands to go into hell,
into the fire that never shall be quenched:
Where their worm dieth not, and the fire is not quenched.

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Punishment follows close on crime.
[Lat., Culpam poena premit comes.]

Punishment follows close on crime.
[Lat., Culpam poena premit comes.]

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Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, read more

Christianity, with its doctrine of humility, of forgiveness, of love, is incompatible with the state, with its haughtiness, its violence, its punishment, its wars

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