Cursory Remarks on a Recent Publication, Addressed to the Public, Upon the Dangerous Tendency of the London Female Penitentiary, &c. &c

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Williams and Smith, 1809 - Prostitution - 50 pages
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Page 44 - Brethren, if any of you do err from the truth, and one convert him, let him know, that he *which converteth the sinner from the error of his way, shall save a soul from death, and shall hide a multitude of sins.
Page 44 - How is it that he eateth and drinketh with Publicans and sinners > 17 When Jesus heard it, he saith unto them, They that are whole have no need of the physician, but they that are sick : I came not to call the righteous, but sinners to repentance.
Page 37 - The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity ; but a wounded spirit who can bear ? 15 The heart of the prudent getteth knowledge ; and the ear of the wise seeketh knowledge.
Page 25 - females who, having once deviated from the paths of virtue, and are desirous of being restored to religious instructions, are not to be found in the nocturnal walks of 77.
Page 11 - England, it will immediately occur, that there is no necessity necessity for any one woman, however desperate her character, to continue in prostitution a single hour, to secure her daily support ; to insist upon the contrary of this, is to libel the parish officers, the magistrates, and the legislature of the kingdom.
Page 36 - ... allow them to pass their hours in that gaiety of heart we might at first thought suppose ; for they must ever after look with . horror upon those sufferings and priva.r tipns they have endured, <f The spirit of a man will sustain his infirmity: but a wounded spirit who can bear?
Page 34 - ... and that not only without the least prospect of punishment, but with the actual promise of rewards, if they behave well, such as virtuous females too seldom have reason to expect...
Page 38 - That it cannot be supported by precept or example from the word of God.
Page 34 - ... them to think lighter of those sins; and in proportion as these impressions are fastened in their minds, so in proportion will their corrupt inclinations approximate towards those very evils this institution is designed to prevent.
Page 36 - ... the families who receive them are acquainted with their situation, and, of course, will Watch their conduct with circumspection. And here I would observe, that the pangs of remorse they must most, if not all, of them feel at their...

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