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.Effects Of Our Drinking Usages On The C...
the thoug present hts : — " nionth Every act , of have addition ours induced b b which y me means thus we change to of trouble labour a comparativel you to the with resources a y few valueless of my of
society—every , y materi This is al a into perfectl a useful y true commodity proposition in _^ the adds ; lesson but so the much it converse to the of riches it is of equall the world y true . " ,
and Every of even useful more materi importance al which we destroy , and conveys not onl . y destroy , but turn into a poison ruinous to manis a wanton or an ignorant destruction of
wealth This and folly of we happ are iness guilty . of , in these lands when we annually destroy sixty millions of grainbturning that immense quantitof
food—suffi-, y y , _cient ting li to quors sustain , which six are millions inimical of peop to both le sai in . d health The to peop and le strength ask ll for , lace — bread into the , intoxica we foll give of
them mankind times over a serpent against " Therein . the A wisdom distiller lies the of whole once mankind marrow , and me we of — 'll the " beat We question ' you p teetotalers . Are we y ten to
. continue fools in this regard , for ever ? this In month an article , Mr on s . Bay " The ley T is emperance censured for Movement her expression that , " also iswork in of your an b op number which inion that for
princi we can husbands are earn ple too — than wages domestic anxious her . critic I life to believe . find Married affords work Mrs sufficient women . for Bay women ley oug has , ht — all taken ation to be , for hold supported them on y ; a and by sounder there their they occup
customs are but few of societ of them . — who Requiring would married not be womeii so -supported to add , to but the for income the drinking of the famil excep y ted by — out is , -door I y apprehend labours— , li almost ght farmin an unmixed g operations evil . on And their even own in farms the
servants case anxious of ) unmarried who to have inculcate women fathers the ( to excep necessity supp t or those t of them self who , -reliance I may believe engage except we should as when domesti not they be c
over _& other re thrown calamity on their of life own , —which resources evils by are the , in improvidence far the largest of number parents , of or cases some ,
likewise attributable to our drinking usages . society to The earn question has money yet for to of their how solve own . we In support can our best present , enable is one state unmarried of immense of knowle destitute difficulty to dge , or , women rather which out
of p ign laces woman orance her , ' s ies on in way . a the When every more subject disadvantageous impediment she , must I feel of with op ete position those inion with who or man for social earning desire in the custom her labour remove bread that market than now man comp
occup she _ployment ital should would to be either permitted sex that , to cap object do ital so is so on essential far equal as . terms we The have . general To it ensure in acquisition our stead power y em to of
-• secure cap it . This secure result is prevented , by our drinking * usages , which annihilateinstead of increasing , capital ; and woman suffers with man ,
the because stronger of , this foll shoves y or insanity her aside , but in she the suffers battle in of a hi life gher . I degree shall , conclude because
sex this fi letter s with be under a statement or over which the reality is , in , the which main does , correct not , however although affect the guremay
the value of the illustration , and it is one which must come home to the hundred heart It has of every thousan been affectionate computed d drunkards parent that continuall there . are y floating in these among king their doms , population abou ature t six ,
grave and that ; dy of ing these the , dismal some sixty death thousand of the drunkard are annuall . In y carried ten years ranks to , a this received prem rate of
fresh mortalit supp y would ly , drunkenness carry off the would entire soon number , be unknown ; and if among their us . But this no is
283 Open Covngil.
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English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), June 1, 1863, page 283, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01061863/page/67/