Is Murder the Easiest Crime?

Background

This article appeared in the Penny Illustrated Paper on 31 October 1908.

The first issue of the weekly newspaper, 'The Penny Illustrated Paper' was published on 12 October 1861. It carried the motto: 'With all the news of the week'. The newspaper aimed to help solve 'the terrible amount of suffering, disorder, and vice that must be dealt with in a more vigorous fashion than hitherto? '

Glossary

Murder will out a proverbial saying, meaning that murder will eventually be discovered and punished

Babylon in the Book of Revelation, part of the New Testament in the Bible, the city of Babylon is the symbol of evil

Fallacy a mistake in reasoning

Taken from: The Penny Illustrated Paper
Date: 31 October 1908
Copyright: By permission of the British Library Board
Shelfmark: Newspaper Library