An inquiry into the extent and causes of juvenile depravity

C. Gilpin, 1849 - 184 sivua

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Sivu 124 - If a brother or sister be naked, and destitute of daily food, and one of you say unto them, Depart in peace, be ye warmed and filled; notwithstanding ye give them not those things which are needful to the body; what doth it profit?
Sivu 171 - The working classes ought to read them, that they may learn how much power resides in themselves ; the middle classes should read them, and learn that wealth confers increased responsibility on its possessor ; and even our nobles should read them, that they may learn that the downfal of false, and the reign of true nobility are alike at hand.
Sivu 177 - A wonderful and horrible thing is committed in the land; The prophets prophesy falsely, and the priests bear rule by their means; and my people love to have it so: and what will ye do in the end thereof (Jer.5:22-31).
Sivu 168 - An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure" is an old truth, and exceedingly well appliable to sheep husbandry.
Sivu 48 - God, and visit the sins of the father upon the children unto the third and fourth generation of them that hate me; and show mercy unto thousands of them that love me and keep my commandments.
Sivu 171 - AM, Easton Rectory, Suffolk. To this Essay on Juvenile Depravity, as connected with the causes and practices of Intemperance, and the effectual barrier opposed by them to Education, the above Prize of £100 was awarded by the Adjudicators, Dr. Harris, of Cheshunt ; the Rev. James Sherman, Surrey Chapel ; and l)r.
Sivu 36 - ... men and boys, and 293 women and girls, so incapable of receiving moral or religious instruction, that to speak to them of' virtue,'
Sivu 172 - Soul ; one of Richter's beloved topics, or rather the life of his whole philosophy, glimpses of which look forth on us from almost every one of his writings. He died while engaged, under recent and almost total blindness, in enlarging and remodelling this Camr paner Thai; the unfinished manuscript was borne upon his coffin to the burial vault : and Klopstock's hymn, " Auferstehen urirst du, Thou shalt arise, my soul," can seldom have been sung with more appropriate application than over the grave...
Sivu 61 - The Lord sent Adam and Eve on earth to save sinners." "I don't know who made the world; I never heard about God.
Sivu 6 - Culprits, such as they exhibit, are but the representatives of the mischief, spawned by the filth and corruption of the times. Were the crimes of these offenders the sum total of the crimes of England, although we should lament for the individuals, we might disregard the consequences ; but the danger is wider, deeper, fiercer; and no one who has heard these statements and believes them, can hope that 20 years more will pass without some mighty convulsion, and displacement of the whole system of society.

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