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The Convention of Drunkards: A Satirical Essay on Intemperance ; to which are Added, Three ...

by Charles Giles

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Published by Scofield and Voorhies .
Written in English


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Get this from a library. The convention of drunkards: a satirical essay on intemperance: to which are added three speeches on the same subject, an oration on the anniversary of American indepedence [sic] and an ode on the completion of the Erie Canal.

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The convention of drunkards a satirical essay on intemperance: to which are added three speeches on the same subject, an oration on the anniversary of American indepedence [sic] and an ode on the completion of the Erie Canal / by: Giles, Charles, Published: ().

THE CONVENTION OF DRUNKARDS; A SATIRICAL ESSAY ON INTEMPERANCE TO WHICH ARE ADDED, THREE SPEECHES ON THE SAME SUBJECT AN ORATION ON THE ANNIVERSARY OF AMERICAN INDEPENDENCE AND, AN ODE ON THE COMPLETION OF THE ERIE CANAL THE TRIUMPH OF TRUTH THE TRIUMPH OF TRUTH (HB) THE TRIUMPH OF TRUTH, OR THE VINDICATION OF DIVINE PROVIDENCE.

There are three ways in which liquor affect people. They pass through the stages of the nervine, the stimulant and the narcotic.

The ladies at their tea-parties, experience the effects of the nervine. The drunkard passes through all the stages and when he gets. The classical convention, first developed in Aristotle's Poetics, is the unity of time, place, and action.

Sir John _____ was always portrayed as a drunkard, liar, and conman in Henry IV, parts I and II. sounds that are added, like music scores and narrative voice overs. But the death of four hundred drunkards annually is but an item in the sum of the evil which intemperance occasions: disease, poverty, wretchedness, crime, follow in its train.

In addition to present wretchedness, the future prospects of numerous families are 28 ASYLUMS FOR INEBRIATES. The Temperance Movement and ProhibitionMost major social reform movements bring substantial and lasting changes in the way people live, think, and behave.

The temperance movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries was an exception in many ways: "Temperance" refers to the moderate consumption of alcoholic beverages. However, in the context of the temperance movement. The result of the Convention was the creation of the United States Constitution.

A convention raised in Philadelphia to rewrite the constitution. 12 of 13 states were represented, not Rhode Island. Created 2 plans for independence and used a compromise of the two in the end. The reviewer also remarked on the number "reclaimed" in Baltimore, New York, Boston and "cities farther east" due to the efforts of drunkards, along with "friends of the cause," who were encouraged "to extend an encouraging voice and benevolent hand to the reclaimed." He contrasted this with the past when drunkards were simply given up as lost.

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The record of the 18th Amendment often has been read by libertarians as a morality tale. Detached and abstracted from their historically specific contexts and presented as a single crusade. The convention of drunkards: a satirical essay on intemperance ; to which are added, three speeches on the same subject ; an oration on the anniversary of American independence ; and, an ode on the completion of the Erie Canal / (New York: Scofield and Voorhies, ), by Charles Giles (page images at HathiTrust).

In her mind, and in the mind of many reformers, a root of many societal ills was intemperance, making it the perfect problem for her to tackle. On March 3,Wallace and other reformers organized the Indiana branch of the Woman’s Christian Temperance Union, or WCTU, in.

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