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CONTENTS
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-1
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-2
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-3
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-4
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-5
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-6
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-7
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-8
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-9
ANALYSIS OF THE SEXUAL IMPULSE-10
FOOTNOTES
LOVE AND PAIN-1.1
LOVE AND PAIN-1.2
LOVE AND PAIN-1.3
LOVE AND PAIN-1.4
LOVE AND PAIN-1.5
LOVE AND PAIN-1.6
LOVE AND PAIN-2.1
LOVE AND PAIN-2.2
LOVE AND PAIN-2.3
LOVE AND PAIN-2.4
LOVE AND PAIN-3.1
LOVE AND PAIN-3.2
LOVE AND PAIN-3.3
LOVE AND PAIN-3.4
LOVE AND PAIN-4
LOVE AND PAIN-5.1
LOVE AND PAIN-5.2
LOVE AND PAIN-6.1
LOVE AND PAIN-6.2
LOVE AND PAIN-7
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.1
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.2
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.3
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.4
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.5
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-1.6
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-2.1
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-2.2
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-2.3
THE SEXUAL IMPULSE IN WOMEN-3
APPENDIX A-1
APPENDIX A-2-3
APPENDIX B HISTORY-1
APPENDIX B HISTORY-2
APPENDIX B HISTORY-3-4-5-6-7
APPENDIX B HISTORY-8-9-10
APPENDIX B HISTORY-11-12
APPENDIX B HISTORY-13
APPENDIX B HISTORY-14-15
APPENDIX B HISTORY-16
APPENDIX B HISTORY-17
APPENDIX B HISTORY-18
APPENDIX B HISTORY-19
INDEX OF AUTHORS

la Cour et a la Ville" in his _Indiscretions de l'Histoire_, 

1903.) 

 

As to the prevalence of whipping in England evidence is furnished 

by Andrews, in the chapter on "Whipping and Whipping Posts," in 

his book on ancient punishments. It existed from the earliest 

times and was administered for a great variety of offenses, to 

men and women alike, for vagrancy, for theft, to the fathers and 

mothers of illegitimate children, for drunkenness, for insanity, 

even sometimes for small-pox. At one time both sexes were whipped 

naked, but from Queen Elizabeth's time only from the waist 

upward. In 1791 the whipping of female vagrants ceased by law. 

(W. Andrews, _Bygone Punishments_, 1899.) 

 

It must, however, be remarked that law always lags far behind 

social feeling and custom, and flagellation as a common 

punishment had fallen into disuse or become very perfunctory long 

before any change was made in the law, though it is not 

absolutely extinct, even by law, today. There is even an ignorant 

and retrograde tendency to revive it. Thus, even in severe 

Commonwealth days, the alleged whipping with rods of a 

servant-girl by her master, though with no serious physical 

injury, produced a great public outcry, as we see by the case of 

the Rev. Zachary Crofton, a distinguished London clergyman, who 

was prosecuted in 1657 on the charge of whipping his 

servant-girl, Mary Cadman, because she lay in bed late in the 

morning and stole sugar. This incident led to several pamphlets. 

In _The Presbyterian, Lash or Noctroff's Maid Whipt_ (1661), a 

satire on Crofton, we read: "It is not only contrary to Gospel 

but good manners to take up a wench's petticoats, smock and all"; 

and in the doggerel ballad of "Bo-Peep," which was also written 

on the same subject, it is said that Crofton should have left his 

wife to chastise the maid. Crofton published two pamphlets, one 

under his own name and one under that of Alethes Noctroff (1657), 

in which he elaborately dealt with the charge as both false and 

frivolous. In one passage he offers a qualified defense of such 

an act: "I cannot but bewail the exceeding rudeness of our times 

to suffer such foolery to be prosecuted as of some high and 

notorious crime. Suppose it were (as it is not) true, may not 

some eminent congregational brother be found guilty of the same 

act? Is it not much short of drinking an health naked on a 

signpost? May it not be as theologically defended as the 

husband's correction of his wife?" This passage, and the whole 

episode, show that feeling in regard to this matter was at that 

time in a state of transition. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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