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��in body than scores whom I have seen in certain localities south of the Seine. The fact is, no human body exists which is not in some
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��respects abnormal. The number of abnormalities and their extent depend upon a variety of circumstances, among which are food, cli- mate, occupation, and the inci- dents of birth itself, as well as the various forms of infantile dis- ease. I will undertake to find enough physical peculiarities, in any locality, or among the mem- bers of any profession, to estab- lish any physical theory which may be propounded.
It occurred to me to try an experiment in a manner entirely different from the usual criminal researches. Having been very familiar with a certain prison for many years, I requested the war- den, who is a very able man in his profession, to send me the pho- tographs of ten or a dozen men whom he regarded as the most representative criminals in his population of some- five hundred per- sons. The warden was not informed of the use I intended to make
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