|Author:||Alice Morse Earle|
|Title:||Curious Punishments of Bygone Days|
|Format:||mbr docx rtf lit|
|ePUB size:||1647 kb|
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|Publisher:||Tuttle Publishing; 2nd edition (December 15, 1989)|
by Alice Morse Earle. Publication date 1896. Publisher H. S. Stone & company. Collection americana. Digitizing sponsor Google. Book from the collections of University of Michigan. Identifier-ark ark:/13960/t0qr5412v. Ocr ABBYY FineReader .
Alice Morse Earle was an American historian and author from Worcester, Massachusetts. She was christened Mary Alice by her parents Edwin Morse and Abby Mason Clary. On 15 April 1874, she married Henry Earle of New York, changing her name from Mary Alice Morse to Alice Morse Earle. Her writings, beginning in 1890, focussed on small sociological details rather than grand details, and thus are invalu Alice Morse Earle was an American historian and author from Worcester, Massachusetts.
by Alice Morse Earle. The Illustrations BY FRANK HAZENPLUG. Loompanics Unlimited Port Townsend, Washington. And I too dedicate this book to all curious and ingenious gentlemen and gentlewomen of our own days of virtue, wisdom and the humanities; and I trust any chance reader a century hence if such reader there be may in turn be not too harsh in judgment on an age that had to form powerful societies and associations to prevent cruelty not to. hardened and vicious criminals but to faithful animals and innocent children. Curious Punishments of Bygone Days.
An old-time writer dedicated his book to All curious and ingenious gentlemen and gentlewomen who can gain from acts of the past a delight in the present days of virtue, wisdom and the humanities. It does not detract from the good intent and complacency of these old words that the writer lived in the days when the pillory, stocks and whipping-post stood brutally rampant in every English village. Now, we also boast that, as Pope says: "Taught by.
Alice Morse Earle - (April 27, 1851 – February 16, 1911) was an American historian and author from Worcester, Massachusetts. Human branding - is the process in which a mark, usually a symbol or ornamental pattern, is burned into the skin of a living person, with the intention that the resulting scar makes it permanent.
Excerpt THE BILBOES There is no doubt that our far-away grandfathers, whether of English, French, Dutch, Scotch or Irish blood, were much more afraid of ridicule than they were even of sinning, and far more than we are of extreme derision or mockery to-day. This fear and sensitiveness they showed in many ways. They were vastly touchy and resentful about being called opprobrious or bantering names; often running petulantly to the court about it and seeking redress by prosecution of the offender. And they were forever bringing suits in petty slander and libel cases
Download Alice Morse Earle's Curious Punishments of Bygone Days for your kindle, tablet, IPAD, PC or mobile. In many-indeed, in nearly all-of the penalties and punishments of past centuries, derision, scoffing, contemptuous publicity and personal obloquy were applied to the offender or criminal by means of demeaning, degrading and helpless exposure in grotesque, insulting and painful engines of punishment, such as the stocks, bilboes, pillory, brank, ducking-stool or jougs. Thus confined and exposed to the free gibes and constant mocking of the whole community, the peculiar power of the punishment was accented.
ГлавнаяЗарубежная классикаEarle Alice MorseCurious Punishments of Bygone Days. Уменьшить шрифт (-) Увеличить шрифт (+). Earle Alice Morse Curious Punishments of Bygone Days. An old-time writer dedicated his book to All curious and ingenious gentlemen and gentlewomen who can gain from acts of the past a delight in the present days of virtue, wisdom and the humanities. Now, we also boast that, as Pope says: Taught by time our hearts have learned to glow For others’ good, and melt for others’ woe.
Curious Punishments of Bygone Days is a history book published in 1896. It was written by Alice Morse Earle and printed by Herbert S. Earle was a historian of Colonial America, and she writes in her introduction: In ransacking old court records, newspapers, diaries and letters for the historic foundation of the books which I have written on colonial history, I have found and noted much of interest that has not been used or referred to in any of those books