The Stranger in Liverpool; Or, an Historical and Descriptive View of Liverpool

The Stranger in Liverpool; Or, an Historical and Descriptive View of Liverpool

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1807 edition. Excerpt: ...but a nevr and elegant one, more worthy of the opulence of that people, is now finishing in Colquitt-street. The building is of brick, with a handsome stone front. The pediment is supported by four large columns of the Ionic order. When completed, it will be an elegant place of worship. Charitable Institutions. CHARITABLE ERECTIONS And INSTITUTIONS. See I tender Pity comes;--at her control Drops the big tear, and melts the stubborn soul--Hence rose yon pile, where sickness finds relief, Where lenient care allays the weight of grief: Yon spacious roof, where, hnsh'd in calm repose, The drooping widow half forgets her woes: Yon calm retreat, where, screened from every ill, The helpless orphan's throbbing heart lies still; And finds delighted in the peaceful dome, A better parent and a happier home. THE PUBLIC INFIRMARY. This important and useful institution is for the ao commodation and relief of the sick and infirm poor. It was at first established, and has been since conducted, upon the most liberal principles; and the support it has experienced, has enabled its conductors to distribute its benefits to an extent peculiarly gratifying to the humane and reflecting mind. Not only all proper objects, without distinction, in the town of Liverpool are admitted, but it receives all those whom sickness or misfortune may lead to Charitable Institutions. apply for assistance, from whatever quarter they may come; provided they are recommended by a subscriber, and their cases be such as come within the nature and purposes of the institution itself. But in case of sudden accident, the recommendation is dispensed with. This excellent design was formed about the year 1745, when a subscription was opened by the principal inhabitants of Liverpool, and more

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  • English
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