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appear ascer become believe benevolence called causes character Christian circumstances civil clothing comfort condemned considered constitution corrupt crime day’s degraded destroy distress drunkenness duce duction duty economy effect England equal equipoise evident evil exist extended faith farmer favour feelings formed free agency fruits gious give happiness harmony hence houses idle impure increase individual influence inhabitants judge labour laws less lessening limited live Lord Byron luxury Lycurgus machinery manual labour means mind misery moral offences nations nature orthodox partake particular pauperism peculiar perceive physical poor poverty principles produce promoted proportion proscription prosperity public opinion purify racter reformation religion religious education religious instruction remedy result rich San Marino sectarian sects sentiment Siberia spirit strong drink suffering supposed surplus labour sustain Temperance Societies temptation things thousand tion trade true truth vice viduals violated wants wealth wealth of nations whence William Bartram worship
Pagina 37 - Ye friends to truth, ye statesmen who survey The rich man's joys increase, the poor's decay, 'Tis yours to judge, how wide the limits stand Between a splendid and a happy land.
Pagina 69 - Give strong drink unto him that is ready to perish, and wine unto those that be of heavy hearts. Let him drink and forget his poverty and remember his misery no more.
Pagina 118 - and desire of knowledge, were what I felt all my life; and though my genius, unlike the demon of Socrates, whispered so softly, that very often I heard him not in the hurry of those passions with which I was transported, yet some calmer hours there were, and in them I hearkened to him.
Pagina 81 - It is the right as well as the duty of all men in society, publicly, and at stated seasons, to worship the SUPREME BEING, the great Creator and Preserver of the universe.
Pagina 114 - ... have been able to resist the continual efforts of the complicated host of vices, that have for ages overrun the nations of the old world, and so contaminated their morals; yet more so, since such vast armies of these evil spirits have invaded this continent, and closely invested them on all sides. Astonishing indeed! when we behold the ill, immoral conduct of too many white people, who reside amongst them: notwithstanding...
Pagina 82 - ... the legislature shall from time to time authorize and require, the several towns, parishes, precincts, and other bodies, politic or religious societies, to make suitable provision at their own expense for the institution of the public worship of God, and for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion, and morality, in all cases where such provision shall not be made voluntarily.
Pagina 81 - Commonwealth have a right to invest their legislature with power to authorize and require, and the legislature shall, from time to time, authorize and require, the several towns, parishes, precincts and other bodies politic, or religious societies to make suitable provision, at their own expense, for the institution of the public worship of GOD, and for the support and maintenance of public Protestant teachers of piety, religion and morality...
Pagina 52 - ... palaces, navigation, &c. ; but now sallow, &c., are rejected, and nothing but oak any where regarded ; and yet see the change ; for when our houses were builded of willow, then had we oaken men ; but now that our houses are come to be made of oak, our men are not only become willow, but a great many altogether of straw, which is a sore alteration.
Pagina 118 - My lord mayor has whipped about the poor beggars, and a few scandalous females have been sent to the House of Correction ; some alehouse keepers and vintners have been fined for drawing drink on the Sabbath-day ; but all this falls upon us of the mob, as if...