Solitary imprisonment

SOLITARY IMPRISONMENT. The punishment of separate confinement. This has been adopted in Pennsylvania, with complete success. Vide Penitentiary.

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I know that the account of this kind of solitary imprisonment is insufferably tedious, unless there is some cheerful or humorous incident to enliven it--a tender gaoler, for instance, or a waggish commandant of the fortress, or a mouse to come out and play about Latude's beard and whiskers, or a subterranean passage under the castle, dug by Trenck with his nails and a toothpick: the historian has no such enlivening incident to relate in the narrative of Amelia's captivity.
Have not men, shut up in solitary imprisonment, found an interest in marking the moments by straight strokes of a certain length on the wall, until the growth of the sum of straight strokes, arranged in triangles, has become a mastering purpose?
Anne smiled again, bravely facing the long years of solitary imprisonment before her.
Solitary imprisonment, with her husband for a jailer.
The committee stated that the prisons administration forces the prisoners to meet their families and lawyers with their legs chained, in addition to being forced to solitary imprisonment in very narrow cells.
Meanwhile, solitary imprisonment would only be allowed by a judge if a prisoner instigates disobedience that may jeopardise order.
The statement said that Nelson Mandela has led his country in an unprecedented courage and steadfastness against the regime of apartheid and hegemony which was backed up the super powers and beard the cost of his struggle by spending 27 years in solitary imprisonment till the achievement of the great victory in the year 1994.
DAMASCUS, (SANA) -- The Committee for Supporting Liberated and Detained Syrian Prisoners in the Israeli Jails on Tuesday called on the UN and its organizations to shoulder its responsibilities regarding the oppression and torture carried out by the Israeli occupation against Syrian detainees in solitary imprisonment.
Among the prisoners in solitary imprisonment are Popular Front for the