- Cesare Bonesana (ˈtʃɛzare bɔnɛˈzɑːna), Marchese de. 1738–94, Italian legal theorist and political economist; author of the influential treatise Crimes and Punishments (1764), which attacked corruption, torture, and capital punishment
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Then Mabel, commanding silence, at last read the letter to Beccaria.Stories of Invention
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He repeated this thought to Beccaria in 1773 (ibid., VI, 112).Benjamin Franklin
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Beccaria was an Italian publicist (1738-94) who worked for the reform of the penal law.La Lgende des Sicles
Some admire it, like de Maistre; others execrate it, like Beccaria.
Italians, with you as with us, Beccaria is dead and Farinace is alive.