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Expense of reclaiming fresh land is continually increasing
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an imperfect influence ........ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . page 324

Progress of society depends upon men's spontaneous ope

rations . . . . . . . . . . . . e e o e - e. e. e. e e e s e e o e o e o e < * * * * * * * Which must be regulated more by moral than political ex

pediency . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - Reasons of this.... . . . . . . . . . . . • * * * * * * * * * * * * * s • * * * * * Doubtful nature of what is called political expediency.... Natural selfishness of mankind......... e - e. e. e. e. e - - - - - - Degree of morality necessary to ensure the healthy pro

gress of society . . . . . . . . - e. e. e. e. e. e. e - e. e. e. e. e < * * * * * * - -

Any principle of conduct allowable on religious and moral grounds must be politically expedient, and vice versá..

Best mode of answering arguments in which this truth is overlooked . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

CHAPTER II.

Of the nature and extent of the duty of charity.......... Superfluous in this age and country to enlarge upon the nature of charity . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Our ideas, however, as well as the commands of Scripture, appear inconsistent with the conclusions of the author of the Essay on Population...... e e s a • e o e e s - e - e o e - e o 'o Also the goodness and justice of Divine Providence...... Impression which these conclusions ought to make upon us even could we not prove them politically inadmissible.. Gratifying, however, to be able to prove them so........ Proofs to this effect drawn from the principles of this treatise . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - - - - - - - - - - - - Especially with respect to the support of children, the aged, and the diseased . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . - - - - -

To the mitigation or extirpation of mortal diseases...... Enlarged exercise of charity not only free from evil consequences arising out of the principle of population......

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But calculated to give force to its beneficial tendency by the impulse given to industry, and to the moral sensibility and mutual intercourse of the different ranks of the People ... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . Illustrated by a fact................................ And a serious reflection.......................... - Illustrated by a reference to Ireland... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . SocIETY FoR PROMOTING THE EDucation of THE Poor 1N IRELAND, established in DUBLIN ................ Edinburgh Society for educating IRISH Poor ..........

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