The Dublin Temperance Gazette Volume 1, No. 1

The Dublin Temperance Gazette Volume 1, No. 1

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1832 edition. Excerpt: ...the worse than beastly mire of intoxication--for a country in which more than six-millions of money are annually spent in the purchase and consumption. of Whiskey--is what we cannot understand. The fine natural endowments of our people are rendered worse than useless, the objects of education are prevented---the jails crammed, the hospitals filled, the mad-houses occupied, --and the whole country made a bye word for disunion, civil dissention and desecration of thename of-religion, as much, we sincerely believe, though the angry passions fomented by the use-of Ardent Spiritsas by'any other cause.; ' We have, with the consent and by the advice of the Committee of the Parent Society, resolved to limit the extent of the GAZETTE-in'1 future to eight pages, price One Penny, in order to promote its circulation as extensively as possible among our less afliuent friends; and we have reason to hope that the-number, of /the impression will be proportionately increased, and the matter of our puhlimition improved in quality, while we thus diminish the quantityL Some of these latter numbers were, contrary to our original intention, increased. to double. the usual size, merely in order to embrace in the course of a few Gazettes, the leading facts and arguments which would be desired for ready reference by a. friend or defender of Temperance Societies., K 1 1-... I 1-. The circumstance thatasystem of annual collections have not-been put into operation until, very-recently, will account for the names of many steady friends and prominent supporters of the cause of Temperance not being found on the list of subscribers for the last year. A considerable por-. tion of the item of Income for the last four years, was made up by muniticent...show more

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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236771028
  • 9781236771025