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Morally are things ordered according to justice and penalty.
This, this is what is eternal in the 'existence' of penalty, that existence also must be eternally recurring deed and guilt!
For the penalty of unrighteousness is swifter than death; that penalty has already overtaken his accusers as death will soon overtake him.
In some of the States there is an additional Law forbidding Females, under penalty of death, from walking or standing in any public place without moving their backs constantly from right to left so as to indicate their presence to those behind them; others oblige a Woman, when travelling, to be followed by one of her sons, or servants, or by her husband; others confine Women altogether to their houses except during the religious festivals.
As they had been duly forewarned by Bashti, the penalty for infraction of the rules he had laid down was staking out on the reef at low tide to be eaten by the fish-sharks.
So then, provided it seems good to you, Master Nicholas, I say let this and 'Amadis of Gaul' be remitted the penalty of fire, and as for all the rest, let them perish without further question or query.
I have deserved it richly, and even a more severe penalty.
It must be for the Great and General Court to determine, whether stripes and long imprisonment, and other grievous penalty, may atone for his transgressions.
Shall thy silken bridegroom suffer thy share of the penalty, besides his own?
I crave the law, The penalty and forfeit of my bond.
During the House of Representatives justice committee hearing on the death penalty proposals, Aguirre maintained that the restoration of capital punishment will curb crime.