The Universities and the Social Problem: An Account of the University Settlements in East London

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Rivington, Percival & Company, 1895 - East End (London, England) - 235 pages
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Page 258 - and FRCP, DCL Oxon., LL.D., Cantab, and Edin., FRS, President of the Royal College of Physicians from 1881 to 1888, Physician in Ordinary to HM the Queen and to HRH the Prince of Wales, Consulting Physician to University College Hospital. CONTENTS. ON FEVERS : Tpyhus Fever—Typhoid Fever—Relapsing Fever— Febricula. THREE LECTURES on the acute specific diseases, being the
Page 157 - issued a swarm of ragged and dirty plebeians without shoes and without a mantle, who loitered away whole days in the Forum to hear news and to hold disputes ; who dissipated in extravagant gaming the miserable pittance of their wives and children, and spent the hours of the night in obscure taverns.
Page 168 - Mine is that masculine species of charity, which would lead me to inculcate in the minds of the labouring classes the love of independence, the privilege of self-respect, the disdain of being patronized or petted, the desire to accumulate, and the ambition to rise.
Page 86 - is the question we have to answer, and, having answered it in the only way possible, let the resident at the University Settlement continue to take an interest even in the petty details of local administration, or the unattractive person of the casual labourer ; for, as Wordsworth says,— " He who feels contempt For any living thing, hath faculties Which he has never used; that thought with him Is in its infancy.
Page 166 - Though I bestow all my goods to feed the poor, and have not charity, it profiteth me
Page 160 - applied to purposes opposed to the letter, and still more to the spirit, of the law, and destructive to the morals of
Page 258 - Lectures delivered at the Royal College of Physicians of London in 1853. An Address on the Treatment of Typhoid Fever, delivered before the Midland Medical Society, at Birmingham, November 4, 1879. ON DIPHTHERIA : Its Symptoms and Treatment CLINICAL LECTURES on Croup and the Diseases that resemble it Demy
Page 157 - flight of steps which had been assigned to his peculiar quarter or division, and received, either as a gift or at a very low price, a loaf of bread of the weight of three pounds for the use of his family. ... A plentiful supply of cheap meal and a regular allowance of bacon was distributed to the poorer citizens." And what was the result ?
Page 157 - At the appointed hour each citizen who was furnished with a ticket ascended the particular flight of steps which had been assigned to his
Page 168 - they are a sentimental interest; to the poor they are a crushing load. The poverty of the poor is mainly the result of the competition of the very poor.

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