Amazing True Stories of Execution Blunde by Geoffrey Abbott, G. (Geoffrey) Abbott, Jeremy Beadle

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Der grosse Pöbel- und Sklavenaufstand: Nietzsches Auseinandersetzung mit Revolution und Demokratie

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Einleitung
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Nietzsches Urteil tiber die Franz6sische Revolution
Seite 8
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Rousseau , Kant und die Moralitat der Revolution
Seite 26
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Der Umsturz als Autoritatszerfall.
Nietzsches Beschaftigung mit der Geschichte der Revolution
Seite 58
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Die offizielle und die verborgene Revolution
Seite 88
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1848 - spate Folgen einer gescheiterten Revolution
Seite 144
VI
Die soziale Revolution und die sozialistische Bewegung
Seite 141
VII
Aspekte der Demokratisierung
Seite 189
VIII
Der hohere Mensch und seine demokratische Herkunfi
Seite 236
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Revolutionare Hoffnungen eines unpolitischen Menschen
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Schluss
Seire 296
Anmerkungen
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Bibliographie
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The procedure therefore was for the victim to kneel upright or to stand, the executioner swinging the blade horizontally around his head once or twice to gain the necessary momentum before delivering the fatal stroke. If undue suffering and horrific flesh wounds were to be avoided, ‘cooperation’ by the victim was essential, for if he or she swayed or trembled too violently, more than one blow would be required. indd 39 12/04/2006 14:48:26 AMAZING TRUE STORIES OF EXECUTION BLUNDERS ‘It must be taken into account that when there are several condemned persons to be executed at the same time, the terror produced by this method owing to the immense amount of blood that is shed and flows everywhere, creates fear and weakness in the hearts of those who are waiting to die.

She listened unto it with as small regard as if it had not concerned her at all, and with as cheerful a countenance as if it had been a pardon from her majesty for her life. That done, the Protestant Dean of Peterborough stood in front of her and pressed his administrations, but she rejected them. But the Dean began to pray aloud, whereat she took her beads and a crucifix and said divers Latin prayers. ’ Then, with her two women helping her up, began to disrobe her of her apparel. indd 51 12/04/2006 14:48:31 AMAZING TRUE STORIES OF EXECUTION BLUNDERS being stripped of all her apparel saving her petticoat and kirtle, her two women beholding her made great lamentation and, crying and crossing themselves, prayed in Latin.

Captured and arrested on 13 July of that year, he was later granted an interview with the King, at which ‘he threw himselfe at the King’s feete and begged his mercie. ’ After the interview King James wrote, ‘The Duke of Monmouth seemed more concerned and desirous to live and did not behave himself so well as I expected, nor do as one ought to have expected from one who had taken upon himself to be King. indd 56 12/04/2006 14:48:33 AXE and also by three officers, each with loaded pistols, for the Duke was extremely popular with the many members of the public who had little time for King James; so popular indeed, that on arriving on the Tower Hill scaffold he was greeted by a chorus of groans and sighs from the gathered throng of spectators.

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