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The Study of the Criminal

  • Havelock Ellis

When Homer described Thersites as ugly and deformed, with harsh or scanty hair, and a pointed head, like a pot that had collapsed to a peak in the baking—

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* In recent utterances Br. Maudsley seems to ignore, or to treat with indifference, the results of criminal anthropology. These results are, however, but the legitimate outcome of the ideas of which it is his chief distinction to have been the champion.

* I should like to refer here to the praiseworthy little study by the Rev. Morrison, W. D., “Reflections on the Theory of Criminality,” in this Journal for last April.

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The Study of the Criminal

  • Havelock Ellis
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