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الصفحة 252 - Alas ! thofe fhrinking friends decline, Nor longer own that form divine, With fear they mark the following cry, And from the lonely Trembler fly, Or backward drive her on the coaft, Where peace was wreck'd, and honour loft.
الصفحة 211 - Ah ! little think they, while they dance along, How many feel, this very moment, death And all the fad variety of pain. How many fink in the devouring flood, Or more devouring flame. How many bleed, By fhameful variance betwixt Man and Man.
الصفحة 231 - ... and profligate enormities that can be produced by the impudence of ignominy, the rage of want, and the malignity of despair.
الصفحة 3 - The benevolence of this nation is great beyond compa"rifon ; and when real diftrefs is known, fome tender bofom overflows with comfort and fuccour; but the chief examples of mifery are unknown, and unrelieved; many there are too diffident to apply for aid, or ignorant how to do it; fome of thefe pine away in folitary want, till death clofes their...
الصفحة 58 - There is nothing that would tend more to promote the consumption of potatoes than to have the proper mode of preparing them as Food generally known. — In London, this is little attended to; whereas in Lancashire and Ireland the boiling of potatoes is brought to very great perfection indeed. When prepared in the following manner, if the quality of the root is good, they may be eat as bread, a practice not unusual in Ireland.
الصفحة 6 - I was then sorry that my generosity had not been equal to my sensibility, and this induced me to attempt finding out his family. He had mentioned that his name was Foy, and by the information he gave me I discovered his...
الصفحة 8 - She told me that something was the matter with the mother's side, and asked me to look at it. I turned up an edge of the blanket, and found that a very large mortification had taken place, extending from the middle of the body to the middle of the thigh, and of a hand's breadth; the length was upwards of half a yard, and to stop its progress nothing had been applied.
الصفحة 7 - ... laboured. At another end of the blanket was extended a girl about five years old; it had rolled from under this...
الصفحة 185 - To remove the difficulties attending parochial relief, and the discouragement of industry and economy, by the present mode of distributing it ; to correct the abuses of workhouses ; and to assist the poor in placing out their children in the world; in this, and in the improvement of their habitations and gardens ; in assistance and...
الصفحة 188 - Information respecting the circumstances and situation of the poor, and the most effectual means of meliorating their condition ; • in order that any comforts and advantages which, the poor do now actually enjoy in any part of England, may eventually be extended to every part of it, with as much improvement and additional benefit as may be to the poor ; and with a tendency, gradually to diminish parochial expences.

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