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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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The Rochesterian: Selected Writings, Volume 2

Joseph O'Connor - 1911
...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...dungeons ; to plunge into the infection of hospitals ; to take the gauge and dimensions of misery, depression and contempt ; to remember the forgotten, to attend...
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John Howard and the Prison-world of Europe: From Original and Authentic ...

William Hepworth Dixon - 1918 - 416 pages
...manners, to survey the ruins of ancient cities, and gratify a classic taste ; but Howard went forth " 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...
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Dr. John Fothergill and His Friends: Chapters in Eighteenth Century Life

Richard Hingston Fox - 1919 - 434 pages
...to a lonely grave in Southern Russia. With him Fothergill was ever ready, in the words of Burke, " to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten," and " to visit the forsaken." Fothergill gave evidence with Howard before...
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Dr. John Fothergill and his friends

Richard Hingston Fox - 1919 - 514 pages
...to a lonely grave in Southern Russia. With him Fothergill was ever ready, in the words of Burke, " to dive into the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...hospitals, to survey the mansions of sorrow and pain, to remember the forgotten," and " to visit the forsaken." Fothergill gave evidence with Howard before...
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The Children's Encyclopedia, Volume 6

Arthur Mee - 1910
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Great Orations: A Collection of Notable Portions of Famous Speeches by ...

1921 - 346 pages
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More Things that Matter

George Allardice Riddell Baron Riddell - 1925 - 319 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 modern art, nor to collect medals or collect manuscripts, but to dive in the depths of dungeons, to plunge into...
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Old Bedford: The Town of Sir William Harper, John Bunyan and John Howard the ...

Charles Frederick Farrar - 1926 - 289 pages
...measurements of the remains of ancient grandeur, nor to form a scale of the curiosities of modern art ; nor to collect medals, or collate manuscripts; but 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...
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John Howard: The Prisoner's Friend

L. Orman Cooper - 1986 - 170 pages
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The State of the Prisons

John Howard - 1929 - 352 pages
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