Reactionary as it is, corporal punishment
is better than nothing.
That the mother threatened corporal punishment
, whereat the father tremblingly intervened.
"I don't approve of corporal punishment
, especially for girls.
It is also necessary to abstain from all kinds of insolence; more particularly from corporal punishment
; which you must be most cautious never to exercise over those who have a delicate sense of honour; for, as those who love money are touched to the quick when anything affects their property, so are men of honour and principle when they receive any disgrace: therefore, either never employ personal punishment, or, if you do, let it be only in the manner in which a father would correct his son, and not with contempt; and, upon the whole, make amends for any seeming disgrace by bestowing greater honours.
I have never inflicted corporal punishment
upon you, but I warn you that should you disobey your mother's wishes in this instance, I shall."
English grammar, composition, geography, and the use of the dumb-bells, by Miss Melissa Wackles; writing, arthmetic, dancing, music, and general fascination, by Miss Sophia Wackles; the art of needle-work, marking, and samplery, by Miss Jane Wackles; corporal punishment
, fasting, and other tortures and terrors, by Mrs Wackles.
Here is a profane and drunken minstrel, called Allan-a-Dale nebulo quidam who has menaced me with corporal punishment
nay, with death itself, an I pay not down four hundred crowns of ransom, to the boot of all the treasure he hath already robbed me of gold chains and gymmal rings to an unknown value; besides what is broken and spoiled among their rude hands, such as my pouncer-box and silver crisping-tongs.''
We are allowed by law to administer "slight corporal punishment
" to our servants, it being left entirely to individual taste to decide what "slight" shall be, and my neighbour really seems to enjoy using this privilege, judging from the way she talks about it.
was out of the question, the odds were too great; so he began to hint at paying for the damage.
Apparently, YouGov found that parents who use corporal punishment
at home are more agreeable to their kids being physically disciplined in schools.
Advocate Asiya Abbasi said at the launching ceremony of her book at Knowledge Centre here the other day that awareness about and strong legislation to ban corporal punishment
at all places was the need of hour.