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    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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'Tis I that call, remember Milo's end,
Wedged in that timber which he strove to rend.

'Tis I that call, remember Milo's end,
Wedged in that timber which he strove to rend.

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The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of read more

The punishment which the wise suffer, who refuse to take part in government, is to live under the government of worse men

by Plato Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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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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And thine eye shall not pity; but life shall go for life, eye for
eye, tooth for tooth, hand read more

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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It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his
neck, and he cast into the sea, read more

It were better for him that a millstone were hanged about his
neck, and he cast into the sea, than that he should offend one of
these little ones.

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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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Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

Whipping and abuse are like laudanum: you have to double the dose as the sensibilities decline.

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Something lingering with boiling oil in it . . . something
humorous but lingering--with either boiling oil or melted read more

Something lingering with boiling oil in it . . . something
humorous but lingering--with either boiling oil or melted lead.

by William S. Gilbert Found in: Punishment Quotes,
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Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.

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