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We should think it strange if they had been made for all the animals. We should say "Thou shalt not kill" is too general, too sweeping. It includes the field mouse and the butterfly. They can't kill. And it includes the tiger, which can't help it. It is a case of Temperament and Circumstance again. You can arrange no circumstances that can move the field mouse and the butterfly to kill; their temperaments will ill keep them unaffected by temptations to kill, they can avoid that crime without an effort. But it isn't so with the tiger. Throw a lamb in his way when he is hungry, and his temperament will compel him to kill it. Butterflies and field mice are common among men; they can't kill, their temperaments make it impossible. There are tigers among men, also. Their temperaments move them to violence, and when Circumstance furnishes the opportunity and the powerful motive, they kill.

Butterflies and field mice are common among men; they can't kill, their temperaments make it impossible.

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There are tigers among men, also. Their temperaments move them to violence, and when Circumstance furnishes the opportunity and the powerful motive, they kill.

They can't help it. No penal law can deal out justice; it must deal out injustice in every instance.

Penal laws have a high value, in that they protect--in a considerable measure--the multitude of the gentle-natured from the violent minority. For a penal law is a Circumstance. It is a warning which intrudes and stays a would-be murderer's hand--sometimes.

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Not always, but in many and many a case. It can't stop the real man-tiger; nothing can do that. Slade had 26 deliberate murders on his soul when he finally went to his death on the scaffold.

He would kill a man for a trifle; or for nothing. He loved to kill. The Great Gatsby F.

Scott Fitzgerald. Pride and Prejudice Jane Austen. Frankenstein Mary Shelley. Great Expectations Charles Dickens. Anna Karenina Leo Tolstoy. Heart of Darkness Joseph Conrad. And it includes the tiger, which can't help it. It is a case of Temperament and Circumstance again.

You can arrange no circumstances that can move the field mouse and the butterfly to kill; their temperaments will ill keep them unaffected by temptations to kill, they can avoid that crime without an effort.

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But it isn't so with the tiger. Throw a lamb in his way when he is hungry, and his temperament will compel him to kill it. Butterflies and field mice are common among men; they can't kill, their temperaments make it impossible.

There are tigers among men, also. Their temperaments move them to violence, and when Circumstance furnishes the opportunity and the powerful motive, they kill.

They can't help it.

No penal law can deal out justice; it must deal out injustice in every instance. Penal laws have a high value, in that they protect--in a considerable measure--the multitude of the gentle-natured from the violent minority. For a penal law is a Circumstance. It is a warning which intrudes and stays a would-be murderer's hand--sometimes.

Not always, but in many and many a case. It can't stop the real man-tiger; nothing can do that.

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Slade had 26 deliberate murders on his soul when he finally went to his death on the scaffold. He would kill a man for a trifle; or for nothing. He loved to kill.

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