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С Н А Р. VIII. Miscellaneous examples of suicide in ancient times from various causes.--Their degree of merit or censure ascertained.Ancient examples no plea for modern suicide.
P A R T V. The history of Suicide begun through modern times, or since the introduction
of the Christian Religion : containing some account of its practice in the first ages of the Church : together with opinions of Fathers, decrees of Councils, and other customs concerning it.— Its present state in some foreign countries; and a full account of all that concerns its practice in England.
С НА Р. I. Principles on which suicide was practised by some Chriftians, as an act of religion in
the early ages.-Opinions of Fathers and decrees of Councils.--The general mode of its punishment in Christian nations.
CH A P. II. Of the canons, laws, and customs respecting suicide in England, with a variety of observations on the same.
Page 305-322 С Н А Р. Reasons of the evasions of the laws against suicide; and reflectioris on the same.
The question of a supposed necessary madness in suicide fully stated.-Strictures on the present laws against suicide. Alterations proposed. Page 322—341
c H A P. IV. The particular imputation of suicide on England considered, and its practice compared with that of France and Geneva.
С Н А Р. V. Particular caufe's tending to suicide in England enumerated, with reflections on the Jame.
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An account of some miscellaneous writings in which the subječt of suicide is intros
duced, and its pra&tice either wholly or partially approved or condemned.
Containing a review of certain publications on the subject, in which our com-
passion is arrested in opposition to our judgment.
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and cbfcrva:ions on a volume called “ Love and Madness.” The question an-
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Containing a recapitulation of the former Parts; and a proposal of certain
Preservatives against a temptation to the commission of Suicide,
Brief recapitulation of what bas been proved in the former Parts.
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The case of those considered, who, though they abhor the principle, yet deem it ne-
cessary to comply with the practice. Address to the Gentlemen of the Army in
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Some general observations on the nature of Play, and its evil consequences : in para
ticular as productive of so much suicide.
Historical proofs of Gaming being an universal pasion.--Equally the pursuit of
barbarous and enlightened nations; and the foible or vice alike of great and little minds,
Brief account of the origin of Dice, Cards, and the pursuits of the Turf.—Their
progress in England.
The Sharper described.-Newmarket the emporium of gambling.
Gambling in the commercial line.---Lotteries.- Stock-jobbing.–Notoricusly productive either of direct or indire&t self-murder.
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