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Page 57 - ... to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate the distresses of all men in all countries.
Page 56 - He has visited all Europe, — not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples ; not to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; not to collect medals, or collate manuscripts : — but to dive into the depths of dungeons; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression, and contempt...
Page 330 - And so it is written, The first man Adam was made a living soul, the last Adam was made a quickening spirit. Howbeit, that was not first which is spiritual, but that which is natural ; and afterward that which is spiritual.
Page 182 - The night is come, like to the "day ; Depart not Thou, great God, away. Let not my sins, black as the night, Eclipse the lustre of Thy light. Keep still in my horizon, for to me, The sun makes not the day, but Thee.
Page 71 - House, that John Howard, Esq., be called in to the bar, and that Mr. Speaker do acquaint him that the House are very sensible of the humanity and zeal which have led him to visit the several gaols of this kingdom, and to communicate to the House the interesting observations he has made upon that subject.
Page 409 - Suppose an equal number of waves of water to move upon the surface of a stagnant lake, with a certain constant velocity, and to enter a narrow channel leading out of the lake. Suppose then another similar cause to have excited another equal series of waves, which arrive at the same channel, with the same velocity, and at the same time with the first. Neither series of waves will destroy the other, but their effects will be combined ; if they enter the channel...
Page 299 - Cut off the supplies, as the Duke of Wellington did in his campaigns, and the enemy will leave the citadel." A barrister had a small ulcer on the leg which was difficult to heal, and he determined to apply to Mr.
Page 299 - Pray, Mr. Abernethy, what is a cure for gout ? " was the question of an indolent and luxurious citizen. " Live upon sixpence a day — and earn it,
Page 456 - A History of the Chronic Degenerative Diseases of the Central Nervous System.