felo de se


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felo de se

The act of committing SUICIDE.
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Some of the material from Felo de Se is included in Helsingor Station and Other Departures (most notably the stories "Killachter Meadow" and "Lebensraum") and in the collected fiction and prose, Flotsam and Jetsam.
Forced by necessity to choose one of the "versions" above the others, I have selected those that appear in their "proper context," which generally means in the final versions of the novels, though in the interest of mapping development I have focused on the earliest versions of the stories that appear in Felo de Se.
This conclusion glances at the fact that the only non-capital form of voluntary homicide was homicide committed in self-defense; and this in turn restores a lost connection between se defendendo and the crime of felo de se.