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" ... sewn up in a sack with a dog, a cock, a viper, and an ape, and inclosed in this horrible prison he is to be, according to the nature of the place, thrown into the sea... "
Corpus Juris Civilis. Institutiones - Page 387
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Multiple Lenses, Multiple Images: Perspectives on the Child Across Time ...

Hillel Goelman, Sally Ross, Sheila Marshall - Social Science - 2004 - 240 pages
...offender 'shall neither be put to death by sword, nor by fire, nor by any other ordinary method, but shall be sewed up in a sack with a dog, a cock, a viper, and a monkey, and, enclosed with these wild animals and associated with serpents, he shall be thrown into...
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Psyche's Task: A Discourse Concerning the Influence of Superstition

James G. Frazer - Social Science - 2007 - 200 pages
...of betel are not forgotten.2 We can now perhaps understand why the Romans used to sew up a parricide in a sack with a dog, a cock, a viper, and an ape for company, and fling him into the sea. They probably feared to defile the soil of Italy by spilling...
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cowley's prose works

...time of Pompey, the punishment was appointed, that he should first be whipped till he bled, then sewn up in a sack with a dog, a cock, a viper and an ape and be cast into the sea. PAGE 87. 8. 0 vita. The sentence is from Publius Syrus. Sententia, 202. 24. arrive....
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A Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law

H. F. Jolowicz, Barry Nicholas - History - 1972 - 528 pages
...supra, 178. 6 According to Modestinus, D. 48. 9. 9. pr., the criminal was scourged, sewed in a leather sack with a dog, a cock, a viper and an ape, and thrown into the sea, but there are many variations of this ancient penalty; Mommsen, Strafrecht, 922....
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Historical Introduction to the Study of Roman Law

...supra, 178. 6 According to Modestinus, D. 48. 9. 9. pr., the criminal was scourged, sewed in a leather sack with a dog, a cock, a viper and an ape, and thrown into the sea, but there are many variations of this ancient penalty; Mommsen, Strafrecht, 922....
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