Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation

Jeremy Bentham

Chapter 6, Footnote #06
Firmness of mind illustrated

When, for instance, having been determined, by the prospect of some inconvenience, not to disclose a fact, although he should be put to the rack, he perseveres in such resolution after the rack is brought into his presence, and even applied to him.

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Ipml, Chapter 6 Of Circumstances Influencing Sensibility