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" read with ease; and (in the words of one of the chaplains to the gaols) ' nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with regard to the nature and obligations of true religion.' "
National Education: Its Present State and Prospects - Page 276
by Frederic Hill - 1836 - 256 pages
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On the mental illumination and moral improvement of mankind

Thomas Dick - 1840
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease ; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the same Society for 1832.3, it is stated, "In September, 1831, out of 50 prisoners...
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The Condition and Fate of England, Volume 2

England - 1843
...; they could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700 only 150 could read or write with ease, and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." A highly respectable country clergyman writes, " My parish is large, the population above 1300, all...
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On the Mental Illumination and Moral Improvement of Mankind; Or An Inquiry ...

Education - 1845 - 425 pages
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the same Society for 1832-3, it is stated, " In September, 1831, out of 50 prisoners...
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Illustrations of the Law of Kindness

George Washington Montgomery - Kindness - 1845 - 226 pages
...could not read a single letter. Of the entire 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease ; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion. In the Reports of the Society for 1832-3, it is affirmed, that "in September, 1831, out of fifty prisoners...
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The Wesleyan-Methodist Magazine

Methodist Church - 1851
...counties, in 1831, upwards of 260* could not read; only 150 could write or even read with ease : and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant, with regard to the nature and obligation of religion." This last-mentioned fact, surely, rather than either of the two first-mentioned,...
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The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing ...

George Washington Quinby - Almshouses - 1856 - 326 pages
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the Society, for 1832-3, it is affirmed, "In September, 1831, out of fifty prisoners...
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The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing ...

George Washington Quinby - Almshouses - 1856 - 326 pages
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the Society, for 1832-3, it is affirmed, "In September, 1831, out of fifty prisoners...
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The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing ...

George Washington Quinby - Almshouses - 1856 - 326 pages
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the Society, for 1832-3, it is affirmed, "In September, 1831, out of fifty prisoners...
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The Gallows, The Prison, and The Poor-House

G.W. Quinby - 1856
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the Society, for 1832-3, it is affirmed, "•In September, 1831, out of fifty prisoners...
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The Gallows, the Prison, and the Poor-house: A Plea for Humanity; Showing ...

George Washington Quinby - Almshouses - 1856 - 326 pages
...could not read a single letter. Of the whole 700, only 150 could write, or even read with ease; and nearly the whole number were totally ignorant with...regard to the nature and obligations of true religion." In the reports of the Society, for 1832-3, it is affirmed, "In September, 1831, out of fifty prisoners...
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