谱写浓墨重彩的“黄河大合唱”河南篇章

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“幸运飞艇珠路”Thecloseconnection,therefore,ofcrimeandpunishmentisoftheutmostimportance,ifitbedesirablethatinroughandcommonmindsthereshould,togetherwiththeseductiveideaofanadvantageouscrime,immediatelystartuptheassociatedideaofitspunishment.Longdelayhasnoothereffectthantheperpetualseparationofthesetwoideas;andwhatevertheimpressionproducedbythepunishmentofacrime,itproducesitlessasapunishmentthanasasight,andonlyproducesitwhenthehorroroftheparticularcrime,whichwouldservetostrengthenthefeelingofthepunishment,hasbeenweakenedinthemindsofthespectators.

ItisofinteresttotracesomeofthepracticalresultswhichfollowedBeccaria’streatiseduringthethirtyyearsthathelivedafteritspublication;thatis,fromtheyear1764to1794.

Torture,again,isemployedtodiscoverifacriminalisguiltyofothercrimesbesidesthosewithwhichheischarged.Itisasifthisargumentwereemployed:‘Becauseyouareguiltyofonecrimeyoumaybeguiltyofahundredothers.Thisdoubtweighsuponme:Iwishtoascertainaboutitbymytestoftruth:thelawstortureyoubecauseyouareguilty,becauseyoumaybeguilty,becauseImeanyoutobeguilty.’

Butthemanwhoseesinprospectagreatnumberofyears,orperhapsthewholeofhislife,tobepassedinservitudeandsufferingbeforetheeyesoffellow-citizenswithwhomheislivinginfreedomandfriendship,theslaveofthoselawswhichhadonceprotectedhim,makesausefulcomparisonofallthesecircumstanceswiththeuncertainresultofhiscrimesandwiththeshortnessofthetimeforwhichhewouldenjoytheirfruits.Theeverpresentexampleofthosewhomheactuallyseesthevictimsoftheirownimprudence,impresseshimmuchmorestronglythanthesightofapunishmentwhichhardensratherthancorrectshim.

Something,however,occurredmorefataltothereformofourpenallawsthaneventhephilosophyofPaley,andthatwastheFrenchRevolution.Before1790therehadbeen115capitaloffencesinFrance;sothattoalterthecriminallawinEnglandwastofollowaprecedentofunpleasantauspices.Reformnotunnaturallysavouredofrevolution,andespeciallyareformofthepenallaws.In1808Romillysaidhewouldadviseanyone,whodesiredtorealisethemischievouseffectsoftheFrenchRevolutioninEnglandtoattemptsomelegislativereformonhumaneandliberalprinciples.Withbitternesshetellsthestoryofayoungnobleman,who,addressinghiminsolentlyatthebaroftheHouseofCommons,informedhimthatheforhispartwasforhangingallcriminals.Romillyobservedthathesupposedhemeantpunishmentsshouldbecertainandthelawsexecuted,whatevertheywere.‘No,no,’wasthereply,‘itisn’tthat.Thereisnogooddonebymercy.Theyonlygetworse:Iwouldhangthemallupatonce.’Andthisrepresentedtheprevalent[59]opinion.Windham,inaspeechagainsttheShopliftingBill,inquired,‘HadnottheFrenchRevolutionbegunwiththeabolitionofcapitalpunishmentineverycase?…WassuchasystemasthiswastobesetupwithoutconsiderationagainstthatofDr.Paley!’[36]

Thereare,however,certainlimitationseventothesupposeduniversalityofthecustom.FortheRomanjuristsdidnotconsiderare-convictionasacircumstanceinitselfwhichjustifiedaggravationofpunishment;andallthatcanbegatheredfromsomefragmentsinthePandectsandCodeis,thatsomeparticularcasesofrepeatedcrimeswerepunishedmoreseverelythanafirstoffence.Buttheywerecrimesofthesamekind;andamanwhosefirstcrime[91]wasatheftandwhosesecondwasanassaultwouldnothaveincurredanaggravatedpenalty.Itisthesameto-dayintheAustrian,Tuscan,andafewothercodes:asecondcrimeisonlypunishedmoreseverelyasasecondcrimewhenitisofthesamekindasthefirst,sothatitwouldnotsufficetoprovesimplyapreviousconvictionforfelonyirrespectiveoftheparticularsort.Thereisalsoanotherlimitationthathassometimesbeenrecognised,forintheRomanlawtheruleofanincreasedpenaltyfelltotheground,ifthreeyearselapsedwithoutoffencebetweenthepunishmentforonecrimeandthecommissionofasecond.[49]

Thefirstconsequenceoftheseprinciplesis,thatthelawsalonecandecreepunishmentsforcrimes,andthisauthoritycanonlyrestwiththelegislator,whorepresentscollectivesocietyasunitedbyasocialcontract.Nomagistrate(whoispartofsociety)canjustlyinflictpunishmentsuponanothermemberofthesamesociety.Butsinceapunishmentthatexceedsthelegallyfixedlimitisthelawfulpunishmentplusanotherone,amagistratecan,undernopretextofzealorthepublicgood,addtothepenaltyalreadydecreedagainstadelinquentcitizen.Accordinglyhemadearapidjourneyback,leavinghiscompaniontovisitEnglandalone;thisexpeditiontoParisbeingtheonlyeventthateverbroketheeventenorofhislife.HisFrenchfriendsratherdesertedhim,Morelletinhismemoirsgoingevensofarastospeakofhimashalf-mad.Butitwastohis[25]friendshipwiththeVerristhatthisjourneytoPariswasmostdisastrous,andnothingismoremournfulthanthepettyjealousieswhichhenceforthcompletelyestrangedfromhimhisearlyfriends.Thefaultseemstohaverestedmainlywiththetwobrothers,whoseletters(onlyrecentlypublished)revealanamountofbitternessagainstBeccariaforwhichitisdifficulttofindanyjustification,andwhichdisposesforeverofallclaimsoftheirwriterstoanyrealnoblenessofcharacter.[9]TheycomplaintooneanotherofBeccaria’sParisianairs,ofhisliterarypride,ofhiswantofgratitude;theyrejoicetothinkthathisreputationisonthewane;thathisillustriousfriendsatParissendhimnocopiesoftheirbooks;thathegetsnolettersfromParis;nay,theyevengosofarastowelcometheadversecriticismsofhis‘DeiDelitti,’andtohopethathis‘goldenbook’isshutupforever.[10]AlessandrowritestohisbrotherthatallhisthoughtsareturnedtothemeansofmortifyingBeccaria;andtherevengethebrothersthinkmostlikelytohumiliatehimisforAlessandrotoextendthelimitsofhistravels,soastocomparefavourablywithBeccariaintheeyesoftheMilanese.Theydelightincallinghimamadman,animbecile,aharlequin;theylendareadyeartoallthatgossipsaysinhis[26]discredit.[11]InthemosttriflingactionPietroseesanintendedslight,andisespeciallysorewherehisliteraryambitionistouched.[12]ItangershimthatBeccariashouldreceivepraisefortheApologywrittenagainstFacchinei,theworkhavingbeenentirelywrittenbyhimself,withsomehelpfromhisbrother,butwithnotsomuchasacommafromthehandofBeccaria.[13]SomebookswhichBeccariahadbroughttohimfromParisheimaginedwerereallygiftstohimfromtheauthors;hebelievedthatD’Alemberthadsenthimhis‘Mélanges’ofhisownaccord,notattherequestofBeccaria,asthelatterhadrepresented;butevenAlessandroadmitsthatitwasconcerningthebooks,asBeccariahadsaid.[14]Inshort,thewholecorrespondenceshowsthatPietroVerriwasextremelyjealousofthesuccesswhichhehimselfhadhelpedhisfriendtoattain,andthatdisappointedliteraryvanitywastherealexplanationofhissuddenlytransmutedaffection.

Itisnotdifficulttogobacktotheoriginofthisridiculouslaw,becausetheabsurditiesthemselvesthatawholenationadoptshavealwayssomeconnectionwithothercommonideaswhichthesamenationrespects.Thecustomseemstohavebeenderivedfromreligiousandspiritualideas,whichhavesogreataninfluenceonthethoughtsofmen,onnations,andongenerations.Aninfallibledogmaassuresus,thatthestainscontractedbyhumanweakness[156]andundeservingoftheeternalangeroftheSupremeBeingmustbepurgedbyanincomprehensiblefire.Now,infamyisacivilstain;andaspainandfiretakeawayspiritualandincorporealstains,whyshouldnottheagoniesoftorturetakeawaythecivilstainofinfamy?Ibelievethattheconfessionofacriminal,whichsomecourtsinsistonasanessentialrequisiteforcondemnation,hasasimilarorigin;—becauseinthemysterioustribunalofrepentancetheconfessionofsinsisanessentialpartofthesacrament.Thisisthewaymenabusethesurestlightsofrevelation;andasthesearetheonlyoneswhichexistintimesofignorance,itistothemonalloccasionsthatdocilehumanityturns,makingofthemthemostabsurdandfar-fetchedapplications.

ItcertainlyshouldmoderateourreverenceforancestralwisdomtofindevenamanlikeFielding,thenovelist,speaking,inhisChargetotheGrandJuryofMiddlesex,ofthepilloryandthelossofaman’searsas‘anextremelymild’punishmentforabadcaseoflibel,ordeclaringourpunishmentsofthattimetobe‘themildestandmostvoidofterrorofanyotherintheknownworld.’YetFieldingrecognisedseveralofthetrueprinciplesofpunishment.Heattributedtheincreaseofcrimetothegreatabuseofpardons,which,hesaid,hadbroughtmanymorementothegallowsthantheyhadsavedfromit.Healsoadvocatedthediminutionofthenumberofexecutions,theirgreaterprivacyandsolemnity,whilstherecommendedtheirfollowingascloselyaspossibleonconviction,thatpityforthecriminalmightbelostindetestationforhiscrime.[33]

Othersagainmeasurecrimesratherbytherankofthepersoninjuredthanbytheirimportanceinregardtothepublicweal.Werethisthetruemeasureofcrimes,anyactofirreverencetowardstheSupremeBeingshouldbepunishedmoreseverelythantheassassinationofamonarch,whereasthesuperiorityofHisnatureaffordsaninfinitecompensationforthedifferenceoftheoffence.

Theyearbeforeitspublication51malefactorswereexecutedinLondon,theyearafter97,whilstnotlongafterwardswasseentherarespectacleofnearly20criminalshungatatime.RomillywassomuchshockedatwhatheconsideredthefollyandinhumanityofMadan’sbookthathewroteashorttractofobservationsuponit,ofwhichhesentacopytoeachofthejudges.Butitischaracteristicofthefeelingofthattimethatonlyahundredcopiesofhistractweresold.Itwas,however,fromthattimethatRomillybegantomakethecriminallawhisspecialstudy,sothattoMadanindirectlyourcountryowestheeffortsofRomilly.

SuchcontradictionsbetweenthelawsofafamilyandthefundamentallawsofaStateareafertile[238]sourceofothercontradictionsbetweenpublicandprivatemorality,givingriseconsequentlytoaperpetualconflictineveryindividualmind.Forwhilstprivatemoralityinspiresfearandsubjection,publicmoralityteachescourageandfreedom;whilsttheformerinculcatestherestrictionofwell-doingtoasmallnumberofpersonsindiscriminately,thelatterinculcatesitsextensiontoallclassesofmen;andwhilsttheoneenjoinstheconstantsacrificeofselftoavainidol,called‘thegoodofthefamily’(whichisfrequentlynotthegoodofanysinglememberthatcomposesit),theotherteachesmentobenefitthemselves,providedtheybreaknotthelaws,andincitesthem,bytherewardofenthusiasm,whichistheprecursoroftheiraction,tosacrificethemselvestothegoodoftheircountry.Suchcontradictionsmakemenscorntofollowvirtue,whichtheyfindsocomplicatedandconfused,andatthatdistancefromthem,whichobjects,bothmoralandphysical,derivefromtheirobscurity.Howoftenithappensthataman,inreflectingonhispastactions,isastonishedatfindinghimselfdishonest.Thelargersocietygrows,thesmallerfractionofthewholedoeseachmemberofitbecome,andthemoreisthefeelingofthecommonwealthdiminished,unlesscarebetakenbythelawstoreinforceit.Societies,likehumanbodies,havetheircircumscribedlimits,extensionbeyondwhichinvolvesinevitablyadisturbanceoftheir[239]economy.ThesizeofaStateoughtapparentlytovaryinverselywiththesensibilityofitscomponentparts;otherwise,ifbothincreasetogether,goodlawswillfind,intheverybenefittheyhaveeffected,anobstacletothepreventionofcrimes.Toolargearepubliccanonlysaveitselffromdespotismbyaprocessofsubdivision,andaunionofthepartsintosomanyfederativerepublics.Buthoweffectthis,savebyadespoticdictatorwiththecourageofSyllaandasmuchgeniusforconstructionashehadfordestruction?Ifsuchamanbeambitious,thegloryofalltheagesawaitshim;andifhebeaphilosopher,theblessingsofhisfellow-citizenswillconsolehimforthelossofhisauthority,evenshouldhenotbecomeindifferenttotheiringratitude.Inproportionasthefeelingswhichuniteustoourownnationareweakened,dothosefortheobjectsimmediatelyaroundusgaininstrength;anditisforthisreasonthatundertheseverestdespotismthestrongestfriendshipsaretobefound,andthatthefamilyvirtues,everofanexaltedcharacter,areeitherthemostcommonortheonlyones.Itisevident,therefore,howlimitedhavebeentheviewsofthegreatmajorityoflegislators.

CHAPTERVIII.WITNESSES.

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    Divinejusticeandnaturaljusticeareintheiressenceimmutableandconstant,becausetherelationbetweensimilarthingsisalwaysthesame;buthumanorpoliticaljustice,beingnothingmorethanarelationbetweenagivenactionandagivenstateofsociety,mayvaryaccordingassuchactionbecomesnecessaryorusefultosociety;norissuchjusticeeasilydiscernible,savebyonewhoanalysesthecomplexandverychangeablerelationsofcivilcombinations.Whenoncetheseprinciples,essentiallydistinct,becomeconfused,thereisnomorehopeofsoundreasoningaboutpublicmatters.Itappertainstothetheologiantofixtheboundariesbetweenthejustandtheunjust,insofarasregardstheintrinsicgoodnessorwickednessofanact;tofixtherelationsbetweenthepoliticallyjustandunjustappertainstothepublicist;norcantheoneobjectcauseanydetrimenttotheother,whenitisobvioushowthevirtuethatispurelypoliticaloughttogiveplacetothatimmutablevirtuewhichemanatesfromGod.

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    Suicideisacrimetowhichapunishmentproperlysocalledseemsinadmissible,sinceitcanonlyfallupontheinnocentorelseuponacoldandinsensiblebody.Ifthelattermodeofpunishingthecrimemakesnomoreimpressiononthelivingthanwouldbemadebyinflictingviolenceonastatue,theothermodeisunjustandtyrannical,inasmuchaspoliticalfreedomnecessarilypresupposesthepurelypersonalnatureof[223]punishment.Menlovelifeonlytoomuch,andeverythingthatsurroundsthemconfirmstheminthislove.Theseductiveimageofpleasure,andhope,thatsweetestillusionofmortals,forthesakeofwhichtheyswallowlargedraughtsofevilmixedwithafewdropsofcontentment,aretooattractive,foroneevertofear,thatthenecessaryimpunityofsuchacrimeshouldexerciseanygeneralinfluence.Hewhofearspain,obeysthelaws;butdeathputsanendinthebodytoallthesourcesofpain.What,then,willbethemotivewhichshallrestrainthedesperatehandofthesuicide?

     Butifpenallawsthusexpressthewidevariabilityofhumanmorality,theyalsocontributetomakeactionsmoralorimmoralaccordingtothepenaltiesbywhichtheyenforceorpreventthem.Fornot[74]onlydoeswhateverisimmoraltendtobecomepenal,butanythingcanbemadeimmoralbybeingfirstmadepenal;andhenceindifferentactionsoftenremainimmorallongaftertheyhaveceasedtobeactuallypunishable.ThustheJewsmadeSabbath-breakingequallyimmoralwithhomicideoradultery,byaffixingtoeachofthemthesamecapitalpenalty;andtheformeroffence,thoughitnolongerformspartofanycriminalcode,hasstillasmuchmoralforceagainstitasmanyanoffencedirectlypunishablebythelaw.

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