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" BUT poverty, though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced, but in fo cold a foil, and fo fevere a climate, foon withers and dies. It is not uncommon, I have been frequently... "
A pedestrian tour through North Wales, letters - Page 134
by Joseph Hucks - 1795 - 120 pages
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Lectures on History and General Policy: To which is Prefixed, An Essay on a ...

Joseph Priestley - Education - 1788 - 471 pages
...manufacturing poor do not in many places rear many children, and Or. Smith fays *, that he has been told it is not uncommon in the highlands of Scotland for a mother who has born twenty children not to have two alive. The induftrious poor cxhauft themfelves by extreme labour,...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1789
...poverty, though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced, but in fo cold a foil,...climate, foon withers and dies. It is not uncommon, I have been frequently told, in the Highlands of Scotland for a mother who has borne twenty children...
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Observations on the Nature and Cure of Calculus, Sea Scurvy, Consumption ...

Thomas Beddoes - Calculi - 1793 - 278 pages
...though it does not prevent the ge' neration, is extremely unfavourable to the * rearing of children. The tender plant is * produced, but in fo cold a foil and fo fe' vere a climate, foon withers and dies. It * is not uncommon, I have been frequently * told, in...
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Lectures on History, and General Policy: To which is Prefixed, an ..., Volume 2

Joseph Priestley - Education - 1803 - 475 pages
...manufacturing poor do not in many places rear many children, and Dr. Smith says*, that he has been told it is not uncommon in the highlands of Scotland for a mother who has born twenty children not to have two alive. The industrious poor exhaust themselvesby extreme labour,...
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Lectures on history, and general policy; to which is prefixed, An ..., Volume 2

Joseph Priestley - 1803
...manufacturing poor do not in many places rear many children, and Dr. Smith says*, that he has been told it is not uncommon in the highlands of Scotland for a mother who has born twenty children not to have two alive. The industrious poor exhaust themselvesby extreme labour,...
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The Works of Adam Smith: The nature and causes of the wealth of nations

Adam Smith - 1812
...poverty, though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced, but in fo cold a foil,...climate, foon withers and dies. It is not uncommon, I have been frequently told, in the Highlands of Scotland for a mother who has borne twenty children...
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The Works of Adam Smith, LL.D. and F.R.S. of London and Edinburgh:: The ...

Adam Smith - Economics - 1812
...poverty, though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced, but in fo cold a foil,...climate, foon withers and dies. It is. not uncommon, I have been frequently told, in the Highlands of Scotland for a mother who has borne twenty children...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; or, Universal dictionary of Knowledge ..., Volume 18

Encyclopaedia Perthensis - 1816
...Doctor,) though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced ; but, in fo cold a foil...climate, foon withers and dies. It is not uncommon, I have been frequently told, in the Highlands of Scotland, for an;: .:;.,. who has born 20 children,...
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Encyclopaedia Perthensis; Or Universal Dictionary of the Arts ..., Volume 18

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1816
...Doctor,) though it does not prevent the generation, is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children. The tender plant is produced ; but, in fo cold a foil and fo f'evere a clim.ite, foon withers and dies. It is not uncommon, 1 have been frequently told, in the Highlands...
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Health, Wealth and Population in the Early Days of the Industrial Revolution

Mabel Craven Buer - Business & Economics - 1926 - 290 pages
...though it does not prevent the generation is extremely unfavourable to the rearing of children . . . It is not uncommon ... in the Highlands of Scotland for a mother who has bome twenty children not to have two alive." The guesses — for they are little more — as to the...
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