If you die in the electric chair, as Roger Coleman is scheduled to do in Virginia on May 20, you will be literally burned to death internally -- and you will feel it, for many long seconds. Afterward, your body will likely be fouled by urine, feces and vomited blood. It will be too hot to touch for several minutes, and the smell of cooked flesh will permeate the execution chamber.
- Hendrik Hertzberg
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In a case of battery the amount of contact or force is unimportant, if it is made without permission. It may amount only to a touch on the shoulder, or the striking of a person's car or the chair in which a person is sitting.
- Grolier Multimedia Encyclopedia
1984 by George Orwell: A searchable online version