The Miscellaneous And Posthumous Works Of Henry Thomas Buckle (volume 2)

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byHenry Thomas Buckle

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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. 1872. Excerpt: ... I395. IN THE FOURTH CENTURY WAS ESTABLISHED THE FIRST HOSPITAL IN THE WEST. "A la religion chretienne est due la gloire d'avoir mis le faible a l'abri du fort. Elle etablit au quatrième siècle le premier hopital en Occident. Voyez Memoires sur differents sujets de Littérature, par Mongez, Paris, 1780, p. 14; et Commentatio de Vi quam Religio Christiana habuit, par Paetz, in 4to, Grottingue, 1799, p. 112, et suiv." (Gregoire, Litterature des Negres,, Paris, 8vo, 1808, p. 75). 1. Mrs. Thomson says, that by Dr. Alured Clarke's exertion, "the institution of the hospital at Winchester for the sick, the first of the kind in England, except those in London, was established" (Memoirs of Viscountess Sundon, 2nd edit. 8vo, 1848, vol. i. pp. 181, 182). St. John Chrysostom built several hospitals (Fleury, Histoire ecclesiastique, livre xx. no. 39, tome v. p. 100), and St. Basil, before him, built a splendid one near Cesarea (livre xvii. no. 11, tome iv. p. 293). 2. The tendency, indeed I may say the inevitable result, of establishing foundling hospitalis to increase vice. See this admirably handled by Malthus, Essay on Population, 1826, 6th edit. vol. i. pp. 290, 311, 313. It appears probable (p. 313) that they check the increase of population. 3. See some striking evidence of their mischievous results in M'Culloch's Political Economy, Edinburgh, 8vo, 1843. pp. 239, 240. Mr. M'Culloch says that the first foundling hospital in London was established in 1739. 4. Inglis says that in Dublin "the Foundling Hospital was at one time an immense institution, providing for not less than 10,000 children " (Journey throughout Ireland, by H. D. Inglis, 2nd edit. 8vo, 1835, vol. i. p. 18). The principle of them was laid down by Constantine, adopted in the Theodosian...

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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. 1872. Excerpt: ... I395. IN THE FOURTH CENTURY WAS ESTABLISHED THE FIRST HOSPITAL IN THE WEST. "A la religion chretienne est due la gloire d'avoi...

Format:PaperbackDimensions:294 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.62 inPublished:January 31, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:021776410X

ISBN - 13:9780217764100

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