The convict is fettered, and, if he uses abusive or inflammatory language, gagged. His arms are pinioned behind his back, and he bears a board, on which are written his name, his crime, and his sentence. If he hesitates to proceed , he is driven to the place of execution by some inferior officers of justice.
- The Punishments of China
Available from books.google.com
- Posted on
- Sunday 10 January 2021
- China, Punishment