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" When the civilization of Egypt, Greece, and Rome faded, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath, if the historian of those times, Michelet,... "
Report - Page 293
by New Hampshire. State Board of Health, New Hampshire. State Department of Health - 1883
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Notes and Queries, Volume 97

1898
...changes of the sixteenth century. There an? still, however, some who seem to think the eminent person who said that "for a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath " was bearing witness to an historical fact somewhere about as unassailable as the...
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The Contemporary Review, Volume 25

1875
...inquire into facts and principles. As to their dirtiness, Dr. Playfair makes a broad assertion : " For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath." Is this true 1 If it is true, was it because the Church forbade or discouraged baths...
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A Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene for Educational Institutions and ...

Joseph Chrisman Hutchison - 1875 - 270 pages
...Egypt, Greece, and Rome faded, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath, if the historian of those times, Michelet, is to be believed. No wonder that there...
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The Year-book of Facts in Science and Art

1875
...Greeks, and the Romans faded away, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath, (!) Hence the terrible plagues and epidemics of the Middle Ages. It required some...
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Treatise on Physiology and Hygiene ...

J. C. Hutchinson - 1875 - 270 pages
...Egypt, Greece, and Rome faded, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath, if the historian of those times, Michelet, is to be believed. No wonder that there...
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The Church Quarterly Review, Volume 31

Arthur Cayley Headlam - 1891
...to prove ponderously that Dr. Lyon Playfair was not strictly accurate in asserting, after Michelet, that ' for a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath.' Cleanliness did indeed play rather a poor second to godliness in many places in...
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Sanitas Sanitatum Et Omnia Sanitas: Vol. 1, Volume 1

Richard Metcalfe - 1877 - 334 pages
...mean authority on the subject — boldly asserted in his famous Glasgow speech (October 5th, 1874), that, " For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath. No wonder that there came the wondrous epidemics of the middle ages, which cut off...
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Sanitary Engineering: A Guide to the Construction of Works of Sewerage and ...

Baldwin Latham - 1878 - 559 pages
...Eonians faded, the world neglect in Dark passed through dark ages of mental and physical bar- K barism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath. How different that time was from the times which preceded it when daily baths were...
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The Medical Annals, Volumes 1-2

1880
...Greeks, and the Romans faded, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath." " No wonder that there came the wondrous epidemics of the middle ages, which cut...
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City Yearbook

New Haven, Connecticut - 1887
...the Greeks and the Romans faded, the world passed through dark ages of mental and physical barbarism. For a thousand years there was not a man or woman in Europe that ever took a bath." "No wonder," he said, "that there came the wondrous epidemics of the Middle Ages,...
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