The Temperance Dictionary; Designed to Present a Condensed Record of Facts and Arguments, in Alphabetical Order, on Topics Relevant to the Temperance Movement

The Temperance Dictionary; Designed to Present a Condensed Record of Facts and Arguments, in Alphabetical Order, on Topics Relevant to the Temperance Movement

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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. 1861 edition. Excerpt: ...is a principal source of crime. The number of bhs. and their vicinity to the dwellings of the poor has a very pernicious effect." Devon--Rev. W. B. Hellins, c. c. g., " positive nurseries of vice and crime." Dortet--G. Bankes, Esq., c. q. s., " bhs. operate most injuriously in encouragement of crime;" Eev. D. Clemetson, "nearly threefourths of crime traceable to intemperance fostered and increased by bhs., whose general suppression would be an invaluable boon to working the classes." Durham--R. Burden, Esq., c. q. s., " their existence very pernicious, public-housea equally bad as to drunkenness;" Rev. Or. H. Hamilton, c. c. g., " has ascertained from entries made in each case that of prisoners 24 per cent-wore ' mischievously drunk' at the time of their offence, and that the love of drinking was the cause of falling into crime to the amount of 81 per cent. Half of the crime committed between Saturday afternoon and Sunday morning, and almost every legal offence is connected with public-houses or bhs.;" Major G. F. White, c. c., " both public-houses and bhs. m the mining districts encourage gambling, dancing, and other irregularities." Jissex--C. G. Round, Esq., c. q. s., "nurseries of mischief;" W. Cotton, Esq. m., " corrupt the morals and dostroy the industrious habits of the labouring population;" Rer. G. B. Hamilton, c. c. g., "dangerous to public morals;" Capt J. B. McHardy, c. c. "not so well conducted as public houses." Gloucester--P, B. Purnell, Esq. (County chairman) "Farmers' servants drink at roadside houses, being often tempted to make payments out of the loads on their waggons. A few years since a piece of waste having been allotted to the poor of a neighbouring parish, a great part of the value of the potato crop on many of the...show more

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  • Paperback | 186 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 10mm | 340g
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  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236676696
  • 9781236676696