But his imperial majesty, fully determined against capital punishment
, was graciously pleased to say, that since the council thought the loss of your eyes too easy a censure, some other way may be inflicted hereafter.
He had frequently called for capital punishment
on criminals, and owing to his irresistible eloquence they had been condemned, and yet the slightest shadow of remorse had never clouded Villefort's brow, because they were guilty; at least, he believed so; but here was an innocent man whose happiness he had destroyed: in this case he was not the judge, but the executioner.
You were to have no capital punishment
, but were first to sweep off the face of the earth all legislators, jurists, and judges, who were of the contrary opinion.
According to the tenor of the sentence, which the criers read aloud and incorrectly, two farmers of the revenues, monopolists of money, dilapidators of the royal provisions, extortioners, and forgers, were about to undergo capital punishment
on the Place de Greve, with their names blazoned over their heads, according to their sentence.
Parties of principle, as, religious sects, or the party of free-trade, of universal suffrage, of abolition of slavery, of abolition of capital punishment
,--degenerate into personalities, or would inspire enthusiasm.
At about the same time the burly Jonson killed another actor in a duel and escaped capital punishment
only through 'benefit of clergy' (the exemption still allowed to educated men).
Pardon me, madam: no need of explanation; your own fine sense must inform you that one of your frowns would be a sufficient substitute for capital punishment
com/article/2001/04/catholicism-amp-capital-punishment) also observed that capital punishment
could lead to the conversion of criminals who might repent of their crimes when faced with the finality of death.
If the Senate approves a similar bill as expected, and President Duterte signs a consolidated version of the House and Senate bills into law, it would be a major setback both for human rights in the Philippines and for the global campaign to abolish capital punishment
I disagree, and I don't believe most who favor capital punishment
are vengeful at all.
I WOULD like to reassure a few of your readers who are worried about capital punishment
ODIHRs annual report The Death Penalty in the OSCE Area: Background Paper 2016, published on 21 September 2016, has a specific focus on the relationship between the practice of capital punishment
and the prohibition of torture and other cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment or punishment.