The Temperance Lecturer: Being Facts Gathered from a Personal Examination of All the Jails and Poorhouses of the State of New York, and of Numbers in Maine, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Ohio, Indiana, &c., Showing the Effects of Intoxicating Drinks in Producing Taxes, Pauperism and Crime. Also Facts Showing the Number and Proportion of Deaths from Intemperance ... &c., Addressed to Aristarchus Champion, Esq

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Сторінка 53 - Woe unto the world because of offences ; for it must needs be that offences come, but woe to that man by whom the offence cometh.
Сторінка 61 - ... is required for the actual accommodation of travelers, at the place where such applicant resides or proposes to keep the same; all which shall be expressly stated in such license...
Сторінка 56 - The hair having been previously sheared off. arises only out of the decay, the dissolution, and the wreck of organized matter, or of its ever varied and wonderful productions ; and is it probable that the beneficent author of such a countless multitude of medicinal agents as exist in the products...
Сторінка 30 - I have shown beyond the power of contradiction, that more than three-fourths of the ordinary tax is absorbed by the support of the poor, and the administration of criminal justice — that more than threefourths of the pauperism is occasioned by intemperance, and more than five-sixths of those committed on criminal charges are intemperate, yet the greatest obstacle in your way is the pecuniary interest of a few individuals — that of manufacturers and venders.
Сторінка 30 - Notwithstanding 1 have shown beyond the power of contradiction that more than three-fourths of the ordinary tax is absorbed by the support of the poor, and the administration of criminal justice — that more than three-fourths of the pauperism is occasioned by intemperance, and more than five-sixths of those committed on criminal charges are intemperate, yet the greatest obstacle in...
Сторінка 30 - ... manufacturers and venders. If the tax-payers will submit to this, we might, looking upon it as a mere matter of pecuniary profit or loss, stand by and laugh at their folly : but when we reflect that the business of the manufacturer and vender involves the temporal happiness of thousands, as well as their eternal interests, this subject assumes an infinitely more serious aspect. In no poor-house that I have visited have I failed of finding the wife or the widow, and the children of the drunkard....
Сторінка 30 - In one nine, in another fourteen, in another sixteen, had been in prison for this offence the iast vear : in another three out of the four who were then in prison were confined for whipping their wives. But when we reflect that but a very small proportion of these brutes in human shape are thus punished, the amount of misery and domestic suffering, arising from this source, exceeds the powers of the human mind to compute ; and yet the sale of that which causes all this is not only tolerated but is...
Сторінка 53 - It is good neither to eat flesh, nor to drink wine, nor any thing whereby thy brother stumbleth, or is offended, or is made weak.
Сторінка 30 - God has said, cannot inherit his kingdom ! ! ! And yet all this is seen in every section of our country at this day, when no -man can plead ignorance in regard to this subject. You, sir, with every friend of his country, and especially, every friend to the religion of our Saviour, cannot but be pained at the bare recital of these facts ; yet you, and all that are engaged in the temperance reformation, may have the pleasing reflection that you are...
Сторінка 30 - ... submit to this, we might, looking upon it as a mere matter of pecuniary profit or loss, stand by and laugh at their folly : but when we reflect that the business of the manufacturer and vender involves the temporal happiness of thousands, as well as their eternal interests, this subject assumes an infinitely more serious aspect. In no poor-house that I have visited have I failed of finding the wife or the widow, and the children of the drunkard. In one poorhouse, as my certificate will show,...

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