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British Slavery, an Appeal to the Women of England; Also, the Duty of Abolishing the Late Hour System, and Maxims for Employers (Paperback) Loot Price: R189
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British Slavery, an Appeal to the Women of England; Also, the Duty of Abolishing the Late Hour System, and Maxims for Employers (Paperback)

Thomas Wallace

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Purchase of this book includes free trial access to www.million-books.com where you can read more than a million books for free. This is an OCR edition with typos. Excerpt from book: BRITISH SLAVERY. The attention of the public in the metropolis, and, indeed, in every part of the empire, has recently been directed, and directed most humanely, and effectually, to a most interesting and important class of the community, the dressmakers and milliners of our country, whose health, interests, moral and religious welfare, hare been, for a long series of years, most cruelly neglected. It awakens our astonishment, that the benevolent and christian inhabitants of this kingdom hare not been aroused to a consideration, a profound and serious consideration, of this great question, until the present period, after so much mischief has been occasioned, and such a train of accumulated and fearful evils has been entailed. When the multitudes of young females are contemplated, who have been engaged in dressmaking and millinery occupations, from generation to generation, and from century to century; and when the appalling miseries which they have quietly endured, until they successively dropped into the grave, are soberly regarded, it is surprising that general attention was not directed to their case, that public sympathy was not awakened in their favour, that the voice of a nation's indignation was not heard pleading loudly on their behalf, and that simultaneous and determined efforts were not made for the alleviation of their condition, and for their deliverance from such degrading and ruinous enthralment, as that in which they were so unfeelingly held. It is, however, the characteristic of human nature, that all seek their own. There isnot that inquiry into the condition of others? that sympathy with the trials of others?that concern for the happiness of others?and that exertion for the intellectual and moral elevation of others?which are so beautiful in themse...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: October 2010
First published: October 2010
Authors: Thomas Wallace
Dimensions: 229 x 152 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 30
ISBN-13: 978-0-217-91186-3
Barcode: 9780217911863
Categories: Promotions
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LSN: 0-217-91186-2

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