A full inquiry into the subject of suicide: To which are added (as being closely connected with the subject) two treatises on duelling and gaming. In two volumes

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J. F. and C. Rivington ... J. Robson and W. Clarke ... G. Nicol ... and J. and T. Egerton ... Fletcher, Prince and Cooke, Oxford; Merrills, Lunn, Cambridge; Simmons and Kirby, Canterbury; and Gillman, Rochester., 1790 - Dueling - 405 pages
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Page 21 - And surely your blood of your lives will I require : at the hand of every beast will I require it, and at the hand of man ; at the hand of every man's brother will I require the life of man. Whoso sheddeth man's blood, by man shall his blood be shed : for in the image of God made he man.
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