The Census of Great Britain in 1851: Comprising an Account of the Numbers and Distribution of the People, Their Ages, Conjugal Condition, Occupations, and Birth Place; with Returns of the Blind, the Deaf-and-dumb, and the Inmates of Public Institutions. And an Analytical Index. Reprinted, in a Condensed Form, from the Offical Reports and Tables

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Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1854 - 200 pages

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Page 32 - And they shall build houses, and inhabit them ; and they shall plant vineyards, and eat the fruit of them. They shall not build, and another inhabit ; they shall not plant, and another eat : for as the days of a tree are the days of my people, and mine elect shall long enjoy the work of their hands.
Page 31 - And that which should accompany old age, As honour, love, obedience, troops of friends, I must not look to have ; but, in their stead, Curses, not loud but deep, mouth-honour, breath, Which the poor heart would fain deny, and dare not.
Page 47 - Promiscuous use of concubine and bride, Then Israel's monarch after Heaven's own heart His vigorous warmth did variously impart To wives and slaves, and, wide as his command, Scattered his Maker's image through the land.
Page 32 - There shall be no more thence an infant of days, Nor an old man that hath not filled his days: For the child shall die an hundred years old; But the sinner being an hundred years old shall be accursed.
Page 51 - Would you your son should be a sot or dunce, Lascivious, headstrong, or all these at once ; That in good time the stripling's finish'd taste For loose expense and fashionable waste Should prove your ruin, and his own at last ; Train him in public with a mob of boys, Childish in mischief only and in noise, Else of a mannish growth, and five in ten In infidelity and lewdness men.
Page 30 - In the last century of his life he was a fisherman, and used to trade in the streams; his diet Was coarse and sour, but towards the latter end of his days he begged up and down. He hath sworn in Chancery, and other courts, to above 140 years...
Page 51 - ... or allowed him, in acquiring a great fund of premature and useful knowledge. Thus, by the unaccountable relation of causes and effects, what seemed the greatest misfortune of his life was, perhaps, the principal cause of its splendour.
Page 51 - ... for conveying useful information, and just notions of persons and things. When his lordship's health would permit, he never suffered a day to pass without giving instruction of some sort to his children ; and seldom without reading a chapter of the Bible with them.
Page 47 - He never had but two avowed mistresses of rank, the Countesses of Suffolk and Yarmouth. The former, though he passed half his time with her, had no degree of influence, and but a small one of profit ; the latter, being taken after the death of the Queen, had more of both, but no extravagant share of either. He was very well-bred ; but it was in a stiff and formal manner, and produced in others...
Page 55 - ... years. Thus — if we take this indication— the means of subsistence have increased faster than the numbers of the people ; for while the population has doubled, the value of capital under investment, at 3 per cent, compound interest, has quadrupled.* The PRODUCE of Great Britain, which in the present state of commerce is always convertible into the "means of subsistence...

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