Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

Jeremy Bentham

Chapter III, Footnote #03
Punishment by immediate act of God

A suffering conceived to befall a man by the immediate act of God, as above, is often, for shortness' sake, called a judgment: instead of saying, a suffering inflicted on him in consequence of a special judgment formed, and resolution there upon taken, by the Deity.

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