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" I beheld scenes of calamity, which I grew daily more and more anxious to alleviate. In order therefore to gain a more perfect knowledge of the particulars and extent of it, by various and accurate observation, I visited most of the county gaols in England. "
John Howard - Seite 40
von Edgar Charles Sumner Gibson - 1902 - 211 Seiten
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The Scots Magazine, Band 39

1777
...of humanity, to enter into a more general examination, of thefe fcene* of calamity : and, in order to gain a more perfect knowledge of the particulars and extent of it, by various and accurate obfervation, he made a tour AN eminent phyfician in this metropo- through England, folely with the...
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The Philanthropist, Or, Repository for Hints and Suggestions ..., Band 2

1812
...expense. 1 therefore rode into several neighbouring counties in search of one : but I soon learned that the same injustice was practised in them ; and looking into the prisons, 1 beheld scenes of calamity, which I grew daily more and more anxious to alleviate. In order, therefore,...
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Blackwood's Magazine, Band 67

1850
...I, therefore, rode into several neighbouring counties in search of a precedent; but I soon learned that the same injustice was practised in them ; and,...I grew daily more and more anxious to alleviate." These oppressions, these calamities, he dragged to light. He may be said to haverfimn-eredthem— soindiftVi...
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The Baptist Magazine, Band 12

1820
...enough of the misery existing in our prisons, to induce him to form the benevolent resolution to obtain a more, perfect knowledge of the particulars and extent of it, by enlarging the sphere of his observations to most of the county gaols in England. Ten days had accordingly...
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The American Baptist Magazine, and Missionary Intelligencer, Band 3

1821
...enough of the misery existing in our prisons, to induce him to form the benevolent resolution to obtain a more perfect knowledge of the particulars and extent of it, by enlarging the sphere of his observations to most of the county gaols in England. Ten days had accordingly...
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Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the Philanthropist

James Baldwin Brown - 1823 - 657 Seiten
...expense. I therefore rode into several neighbouring counties in search of a precedent ; but I soon learned that the same injustice was practised in them ; and...grew daily more and more anxious to alleviate." In the jail at Bedford, every prisoner, whether debtor or felon, however justly he might be entitled to...
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Memoirs of the Public and Private Life of John Howard, the Philanthropist

James Baldwin Brown - 1823 - 657 Seiten
...enough of the misery existing in our prisons, to induce him to form the benevolent resolution to obtain a more perfect knowledge of the particulars and extent of it, by enlarging the sphere of his observations to most of the county jails in England ; ten days had scarcely...
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The Christian guardian (and Church of England magazine).

1824
...I, therefore, rode into several neighbouring counties in search of a precedent ; but I soon learned that the same injustice was practised in them : and...calamity, which I grew daily more and more anxious to atleviate."— P. 183. Such is Mr. Howard's own account of the circumstances which first led him to...
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The Christian observer [afterw.] The Christian observer and advocate, Band 24

1825
...expense. I therefore rude into several neighbouring counties in search of a precedent ; but I soon learned that the same injustice was practised in them ; and, looking into the prisons, 1 beheld scenes of calamity, which I grew daily more and more anxious to alleviate." p. 123. Mr. Howard,...
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Memoirs of Howard, Compiled from His Diary, His Confidential Letters, and ...

James Baldwin Brown - 1831 - 352 Seiten
...expense. 1 therefore rode into several neighbouring counties in search of a precedent : but I soon learned that the same injustice was practised in them ; and...I grew daily more and more anxious to alleviate." The principal local defects which he noticed in the construction of the jail at Bedford were, that...
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