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" I cannot name this gentleman without remarking that his labours and writings have done much to open the eyes and hearts of mankind. He has visited all Europe,— not to survey the sumptuousness of palaces, or the stateliness of temples; not to make accurate... "
Time's Telescope for ... ; Or, A Complete Guide to the Almanack - Page 6
1817
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John Howard

Edgar Charles Sumner Gibson - 1902 - 262 pages
...palaces or the stateliness of temples ; nor to make accurate measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur ; nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art ; nor to collect medals, or collate manuscripts — but to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge...
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Words of Life for 1905

William Salter - 1904 - 185 pages
...Tertullian, 160-230. SEPTEMBER 3. John Howard (born Sept. 2, 1726, died Jan. 20, 1790) visited all Europe to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...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...
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The Baptist Magazine, Volume 3

1811 - 554 pages
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The Evangelical Magazine and Missionary Chronicle, Volume 2

1824
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Americans of 1776

James Schouler - 1906 - 356 pages
...survey the sumptuousness of palaces or the stateliness of temples, . . . not to collect medals or to collate manuscripts, but to dive into the depths of...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...
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Letters to Young and Old

Maria Theresa Villiers Earle - 1906 - 412 pages
...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...medals, or collate manuscripts ; but to dive into the depth of dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to survey the mansions of sorrow and...
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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of ...

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 1937 - 1010 pages
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Bristol and Its Famous Associations

Stanley Peerman Hutton - 1907 - 532 pages
...grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art ; not to collect medals, nor to collect manuscripts ; but to dive into the depths of dungeons...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...
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Sheridan, from New and Original Material: Including a Manuscript ..., Volume 1

Walter Sydney Sichel - 1909 - 630 pages
...Howard visits all Europe, not, in Burke's noble words, "to survey the sumptuousness of palaces . . . nor to form a scale of the curiosity of modern art,...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain ... to remember the forgotten, to attend to the neglected, to visit the forsaken, and to compare and collate...
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Dictionary of Phrase and Fable: Giving the Derivation, Source, Or Origin of ...

Ebenezer Cobham Brewer - 1899 - 1440 pages
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