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The Pig Walked Free

Michael Grayshott: Animal Trials, 5 December 2013

Animal Trials 
by Edward PaysonEvans.
Hesperus, 146 pp., £9.99, February 2013, 978 1 84391 382 5
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... the fresco, was whitewashed in 1820, but the tale of the luckless swine has been preserved in Edward PaysonEvans’s history of the criminal prosecution and capital punishment of animals, first published in 1906 and now reissued. According to Evans, such trials were ...

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