Some Account of the Pennsylvania Hospital: From Its First Rise, to the Beginning of the Fifth Month, Called May, 1754

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Printed at the office of the United States' gazette, 1817 - Hospitals - 145 pages
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Page 32 - But a certain Samaritan as he journeyed came where he was, and when he saw him he had compassion on him and went to him and bound up his wounds, pouring in oil and wine, and set him on his own beast and brought him to an inn and took care of him.
Page 124 - Now when I passed by thee, and looked upon thee, behold, thy time was the time of love ; and I spread my skirt over thee, and covered thy nakedness: yea, I sware unto thee, and entered into a covenant with thee, saith the Lord God, and thou becamest mine.
Page 71 - Thou shalt surely give him, and thine heart shall not be grieved when thou givest unto him: because that for this thing the LORD thy God shall bless thee in all thy works, and in all that thou puttest thine hand unto.
Page 7 - Thomas Penn, and Richard Penn, esquires, true and absolute proprietaries of the province of Pennsylvania, and counties of New Castle, Kent and Sussex, upon Delaware...
Page 59 - To the Representatives of the freemen of the province of Pennsylvania, in general assembly met: The address of some of the people called Quakers, in the said province, on behalf of themselves and others.
Page 4 - THAT with the Numbers of People, the number of Lunaticks or Persons distempered in Mind and deprived of their rational Faculties, hath greatly encreased in this Province. That some of them going at large are a Terror to their Neighbours, who are daily apprehensive of the Violences they may commit; And others are continually wasting their Substance, to the great Injury of themselves and Families, ill disposed Persons wickedly taking Advantage of their unhappy Condition, and drawing them into unreasonable...
Page 71 - If there be among you a poor man of one of thy brethren within any of thy gates in thy land which the Lord thy God giveth thee, thou shalt not harden thine heart, nor shut thine hand from thy poor brother: but thou shalt open thine hand wide unto him, and shalt surely lend him sufficient for his need, in that which he wanteth.
Page 10 - PROVIDED ALWAYS, and it is hereby further enacted by the Authority aforesaid, That if...
Page 5 - Town were not so discouraging, might again, by the judicious Assistance of Physic and Surgery, be enabled to Taste the Blessings of Health, and be made in a few Weeks useful Members of the Community, able to provide for themselves and Families.
Page 9 - ... he merely a creation of the Managers. Another provision of the charter, which seems to me admirable, is that in which it is declared "That no general meeting of the said contributors, nor any persons acting under them, shall employ any money or estate, expressly given or added to the capital stock of the said Hospital, in any other way than by applying its annual interest or rent towards the entertainment and care of the sick and distempered poor, that shall be from time to time brought and placed...

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