The Causes of the Present Condition of the Labouring Classes in the South of England: With a Few Hints as to the Manner of Permanently Bettering It, and Generally Ameliorating the State of the Country at Large

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Saunders and Benning, 1831 - 110页
 

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第43页 - Now, as fond fathers Having bound up the threatening twigs of birch, Only to stick it in their children's sight, For terror, not to use ; in time the rod Becomes more mock'd, than fear'd : so our decrees, Dead to infliction, to themselves are dead ; And liberty plucks justice by the nose ; The baby beats the nurse, and quite athwart Goes all decorum.
第42页 - Could great men thunder As Jove himself does, Jove would ne'er be quiet, For every pelting, petty officer, Would use his heaven for thunder ; nothing but thunder.
第103页 - ... emigrated to America, men, women, and children ; and in consequence of that we have now comparatively but few persons out of work, and our poor-rates have materially decreased. During a great part of the years 1825-26 there were from 70 to 80 able-bodied men on the parish books for want of employ. Since 56 of them have emigrated it is a rare circumstance to have any out of work except in severe weather.
第18页 - ... his power to do. The existence of this kind of confidence and accommodation may be adduced as one of the beneficial effects of the system herein explained. A master, in such case, frequently gives the servant the use of one of his cows until he can procure one for himself; but the servant is always anxious to have the credit of having a cow of his own, and it would be absurd not to give every encouragement to the maintenance of so laudable a spirit. It may, further, be worthy of remark, that...
第26页 - ... a convenient stock of flax hemp wool thread iron and other necessary ware and stuff to set the poor on work: and also competent sums of money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame impotent old blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work...
第26页 - ... money for and towards the necessary relief of the lame, impotent, old, blind and such other among them being poor and not able to work, and also for the putting out of such children to be apprentices, to be gathered out of the same parish according to the ability of the same parish ; and to do and execute all other things as well for the disposing of the said stock as otherwise concerning the premises as to them shall seem convenient...
第26页 - the churchwarden; and overseers" shall take order from time to time (with the consent of two or more justices) for setting to work the children of all such whose parents shall not be thought able to keep and maintain...
第18页 - ... to be useful, he will have it in his power to do. The existence of this kind of confidence and accommodation may be adduced as one of the beneficial effects of the system herein explained. A master, in such case, frequently gives the servant the use of one of his cows until he can procure one for himself; but the servant is always anxious to have the credit of having a cow of his own, and it would be absurd not to give every encouragement to the maintenance of so laudable a spirit. It may, further,...
第2页 - To thine own self be true, and then it follows, as the night the day, thou canst not be false to Hahnemann ! " — Funny Folks. EARLY MENSTRUATION. — Dr. Cortejarena, in " Le Reveil Medical," cites a case of menstruation at the age of seven months.
第i页 - Our first and great duty then is, to bring to our studies and to our inquiries after knowledge a mind covetous of truth ; that seeks after nothing else, and after that impartially, and embraces it, how poor, how contemptible, how unfashionable soever it may seem.

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