Mr. Warburton's Anatomy Bill, Thoughts On Its Mischievous Tendency; With Suggestions For An…

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byWilliam Roberts

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843. Excerpt: ... SPEECH OF SIR JAMES GRAHAM, BART. See Timet, July 18, 1842. Sir James Graham said, that amidst the great variety of subjects that were brought under the consideration of the house, scarcely any question was less calculated for public discussion in an assembly of that kind than the present one. (Hear.) He thought also that it was still less eligible for discussion before any tribunal which that house might appoint. (Hear.) He admitted the importance of the question. However distressing it might be to the feelings of some persons, it was absolutely necessary, for the benefit of the living, that morbid Anatomy should be practiced. Until the Anatomy Act was passed, there were many outrages committed upon public decency, and much danger to human life was incurred, in the mode in which bodies were procured for dissection. During the inquiries before the Committee which was appointed at the suggestion of Mr. Warburton, to whose exertions the passing of the Anatomy Bill was mainly attributable, sufficiently disgusting exposures were made respecting the disinterment of bodies; but since that Bill had become the law of the land, the scenes of violence and crime which accompanied those exhumations had almost, if not entirely, ceased. (Hear, hear.) He would inform his honorable and learned friend, t/iat so long ago as that time, Mr. Warburton was in communication with the inventor upon the subject. It was then thought that the experiment of Mr. Roberts would be an available one. He (sir James GraHam) could not dissemble from the house that two or three of the enactments ofthe Anatomy Act had not been complied with; but he wished to set his honorable and learned friend right SPEECH OF SIB JAMES GRAHAM, BART. 97 with regard to the provision respecting Inspectors. The A...

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1843. Excerpt: ... SPEECH OF SIR JAMES GRAHAM, BART. See Timet, July 18, 1842. Sir James Graham said, that amidst the great variety of subjects t...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:34 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.07 inPublished:January 18, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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