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Página 132 - must help me. I am your sister, bone of your bone ; one God made us ; ye must help me.' They answer, ' No, impossible, thou art no sister of ours ; ' but she proves her sisterhood. Her typhus fever kills them. They actually were her brothers though denying it.
Página 4 - You strike at the root of the matter, and seek to devise ways and means by which many of the causes of suffering may be removed, and thus practically illustrate the old proverb, " An ounce of prevention is better than a pound of cure.
Página 15 - board or committee, in making such investigation, shall have power to send for persons and papers, and to administer oaths and affirmations, and the report of such investigation, with the testimony, shall be made to the Governor, and shall be submitted by him, with his suggestions, to the General Assembly.
Página 133 - Because the woeful cry Of life and all flesh living Cometh up Into my ears, and all my soul is full Of pity for the sickness of the world ; Which I will heal, if healing may be found By uttermost renouncing and strong strife.
Página 49 - In round numbers, then, of ten persons attacked by insanity, five recover, and five die sooner or later during the attack. Of the five who recover, not more than two remain well during the rest of their lives ; the other
Página 187 - As thou knowest not what is the way of the spirit, nor how the bones do grow in the womb of her that is with child ; even so thou knowest not the works of God who maketh all. In the morning sow thy seed, and in the evening withhold not thine hand ; for thou knowest not whether shall prosper, either this or that, or whether they both shall be alike good.
Página 29 - :""A poor Irish widow, her husband having died in one of the lanes of Edinburgh, went forth with her three children to solicit help from the charitable establishments of that city. She was refused : referred
Página 189 - Even a casual perusal of that report will convince the reader that one of the most important and most dangerous causes of the increase of crime, pauperism, and insanity, is the unrestrained liberty allowed to vagrant and degraded women. The following are the records of a few only of the women found