The Fractional Family, Being the First Part of Spirit--Mathematics--Matter

The Fractional Family, Being the First Part of Spirit--Mathematics--Matter

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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. 1864 edition. Excerpt: ...daily press are crowded, in order that they may fully appreciate the beauties, moralities, and practical religion of the Fractional Family system in this respect. 37. In one respect, however, that is, in regard to the sufferings which the touch of the Fractional Family inflicts upon innocent and helpless childhood, I shall be clearer;--' and the tale that may be told in that respect alone, must he sufficient to condemn the Fractional Family, in the judgment of every man, who has a heart to understand, or a heart to feel. "There is every reason to believe," saya Dr. John Conolly, of Hanwell, as quoted by Mr. Bray, p. 288, "that the frame of body and mind of persons employed in manufactories, where they are on their feet all the day, in a heated atmosphere, and living on poor diet, becomes so feeble and irritable, as to lead, as a matter of course, to intemperance and disorderly passions, and to an actual degeneration of the species; so that the mortality becomes very great, and the sickly and imperfect state of a great proportion of the children who are reared, is such that a greater and greater deterioration ia each generation is inevitable." "The Visitor to Charitable Institutions will find these children, for the most part, not deficient in intelligence, but also for the most part sickly. The remarkable thing, indeed, if the poorest children are looked at, in the workhouse and asylums (the children of parents reduced to indigence and gone to an early grave, entirely worn out)--the remarkable fact is, that there is an universal appearance of sickliness among them; a healthy face and figure is an exception--the spectator is surrounded with pale, blue, flabby faces, inflamed eyes, diseases of the scalp. Many littlo...show more

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  • Paperback | 36 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 82g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236567161
  • 9781236567161