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Seite 156 - I'll tell you, friend! a wise man and a fool. You'll find, if once the monarch acts the monk, Or, cobbler-like, the parson will be drunk, Worth makes the man, and want of it, the fellow; The rest is all but leather or prunella.
Seite 123 - At the side was a pan or basin of milk, and the master and apprentices, each with a wooden spoon in his hand, without loss of time dipped into the same dish, and thence into the milk pan ; and as soon as it was finished, they all returned...
Seite 353 - The State of the Poor: or an History of the Labouring Classes in England, from the Conquest to the present Period ; in which are particularly considered, their Domestic Economy, with respect to Diet, Dress, Fuel, and Habitation ; and the various...
Seite 334 - With inward stillness, and a bowed mind ; When lo ! its folds far waving on the wind, I saw the train of the departing Year ! Starting from my silent sadness Then with no unholy madness Ere yet the...
Seite 126 - ... and forgotten by those to whose care nature or the laws had consigned them. These children are usually too long confined to work in close rooms, often during the whole night : the air they breathe from the oil...
Seite 126 - ... mosphere are predisposing causes to " sickness and debility, and particularly to " the epidemic fever which is so generally " to be met with in these factories. It is " also much to be questioned if society does " not receive detriment from the manner " in which children are thus employed " during their early years. They are not " generally strong to labour, or capable of " pursuing any other branch of business " when the term of their apprenticeship " expires. The females are wholly unin" structed...
Seite 112 - The Unitarian Society for promoting Christian Knowledge and the practice of Virtue, by the distribution of books.
Seite 55 - Smith soon attracted notice, by his passion for books, and by the extraordinary powers of his memory. The weakness of his bodily constitution prevented him from partaking in their more active amusements; but he was much beloved by them on account of his temper, which, though warm, was to an uncommon degree friendly and generous.