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by Samuel Butler
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If the reader will excuse me I will say nothing of my antecedents nor of the circumstances which led me to leave my native country; the narrative would be tedious to him and painful to myself. (Excerpt)
This is what I gathered. That in that country if a man falls into ill health, or catches any disorder, or fails bodily in any way before he is seventy years old, he is tried before a jury of his countrymen, and if convicted is held up to public scorn and sentenced more or less severely as the case may be. There are subdivisions of illnesses into crimes and misdemeanours.
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