The Rationale of Punishment
Of Privative Punishments, Or Forfeitures
CONDITION OF CHILD.
Pleasures belonging to the condition of child:---
The pleasure derived from the use of the exigible services of the
The pleasure resulting from the power of using certain parts of the
property belonging to he father.
The pleasure resulting from the persuasion of being beloved by him.
The pleasure derived from the good repute of the father, which is
reflected upon the child.
The pleasure of witnessing the father's happiness, and of
contributing to promote it: a pleasure rendered more vivid by being
accompanied with sentiments of gratitude.
The pleasure resulting from the connections of the father, and the
right he may have to certain services at their hands.
The pleasure derived from the hope of inheriting the whole or a
part of his father's property, or if he be dead, from the possession
of the property.
[RP, Book III, Chapter V, §2]
[RP, Book III, Chapter V, §4]