John Howard

Brown, Shattuck, 1833 - 274 pagina's
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Pagina 261 - As for me, I will behold thy face in righteousness: I shall be satisfied, when I awake, with thy likeness.
Pagina 254 - An Account of the principal Lazarettos in Europe ; with various Papers relative to the Plague ! together with further observations on some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals, and additional Remarks on the present state of those in Great Britain and Ireland.
Pagina 55 - In order to redress this hardship, I applied to the justices of the county for a salary to the gaoler in lieu of his fees. The bench were properly affected with the grievance, and willing to grant the relief desired : but they wanted a precedent for charging the county with the expense.
Pagina viii - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him. Let him know, that he which converteth a sinner from the error of his ways, shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins...
Pagina 251 - I am truly sensible of the honor done me ; but at the same time you must permit me to inform you, that I cannot, without violating all my feelings, consent to it, and that the execution of your design would be a cruel punishment to me.
Pagina 264 - Petersburgh, at all which places I visited the prisons and hospitals, which were all flung open to me ; and, in some, the Burgomasters accompanied me into the dungeons, as well as into the other rooms of confinement. " I arrived a few days ago in this city, and have begun my rounds. The hospitals are in a sad state ; upwards of seventy thousand sailors and recruits died in them last year.
Pagina 47 - What a pretty cottage it would build,' was her answer, and the money was so employed. These comfortable habitations he peopled with the most industrious and sober tenants he could find ; and over them he exercised the superintendence of master and father combined. He was careful to furnish them with employment, to assist them in sickness and distress, and to educate their children.
Pagina 234 - I am sorry to say some die of the plague about us. One is just carried before my window ; yet I visit where none of my conductors will accompany me. In some hospitals, as in the lazarettos, and yesterday among the sick slaves, I have a constant headache ; but in about an hour after it always leaves me. I lodge at a physician's house, and I keep some of my visits a secret.
Pagina 108 - Providence, and believing myself in the way of my duty, I visit the most noxious cells, and while thus employed, ' I fear no evil.' — I never enter an hospital or prison before breakfast, and in an offensive room I seldom draw my breath deeply.
Pagina 100 - I leave this country with regret, as it affords a large field for information on the important subject I have in view. I know not which to admire most, the neatness and cleanliness appearing in the prisons, the industry and regular conduct of the prisoners, or the humanity and attention of the magistrates and governors.

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