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io _& _GFEIXOW . where As wife the of greatest the Rector wealth of and a parish the greatest in , the poverty heart of are the to he city found of London side by , all classesand have therefore
many side , 1 opportunities am _brought much of obs into erving intercourse those around with me . 1 find , one chief difficulty in education this field of of our labor women , which I allude I attribute to the , in difficulty great measure I have , in to obtaining the defective the
the _personal many responsibility have assistance time at which their of ladies . disposal they in incur visiting , they b seem our the poorer to misuse be utterl nei of _ghbours y it without ; when , —for a I sense ask thoug for of h
y offered assistance , and in I money know , that I am a seldo great m deal refused is done ; elder sometime for the poor hters s I- have , vastl and had y the more it freel than y
is known of—but I would fain see our daug , yet unmarried earnest , and tender women of this metropolis , come as laborers into disposal the The vineyard men ; the of , wive for this the s city too harvest , the have fathers , is in indeed most of familie which , p eases lenty , s . , their their have maternal seldom any and time household education at their
barel dutie marrie y s , d fits and , who the much , like _^ ii ; myself responsibility but there , are must without , for be the many cares unmarried , of in a own mother previous women , who as must and well have wlio as must much be time able which to devote is not spent to the in solace useful and stud comfort y or . necessary of their fellow duty , creatures
which those ( many miserabl a poor y wasted bed-ridden in many soul cases _woxild ) few be _hoiirs thankful daily . , or Gould even they weekl see y , , for as
I have seen , the dim eye ligliten with delight as _the words of comfort fell on or the dy ear ing —could poor , , I they am sure only that know I what shoul it d not is to _t > _receive e , able to the say blessing as I dq of now the , with aged is ladin this of 6000
heartfelt souls who regret will and visit shame with , me that the there haunts only ' of one misery y and sickness parish , and , two haye Sunday been -school urged Teachers from the who pul visit it by casuall husb y . Why andand have by we myself not more in private ? They
pmy , , andi I yet wisli there I could is but urge —one upon I all , the great responsibility of time , wasted , frittered away , lost , —let them rather deyote will it find to the the suffering reward in strugg their ling
hearts poor , let and them consciences visit amongst ; and them thoug , and h after they having done all , we are yet own unprofitable servants , still let us go forth in our Master ' s service and in His
name , and many a useful lesson we shall learn and useful hour shall we emp Frequent loy . objection is made to visiting in the courts and alleys of London ,
that I reply it is , disagreeable that no djity , _difficulty is entirel and y for dangerous our own ; pleasure , we begin _tq do it _visit as a ' dirty _with * ki and . p _^ _orcer the duty motive becomes and in a p a leasure proper , _spirit and so , in it , is spite . with of : this spine * if tl _* ing you »
n interest yo which « _t u _» _gfebouy ; _war may in like s . -the : unless ( particularl ; the wel work far we e can of y and at your sympathise take first fellow ) a be . pleasure _offettsvre , creatures with , ; _urit them to . ; , _v * _youi a , _Visiting f _reftneAor or will if they learn dpe _delipate s do no to . not feel good woman see a to livel that oui y , ? for their
we _yoi care ' i for . their temporal affairs , how can they believe that we 2 care q
English Woman’s Journal (1858-1864), Aug. 1, 1858, page 425, in the Nineteenth-Century Serials Edition (2008; 2018) ncse.ac.uk/periodicals/ewj/issues/ewj_01081858/page/65/