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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 16


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The extension and good honest management of such Societies, . . if less tainted with the spirit of realizing a large percentage, would, in a short time, greatly promote the comfort, social happiness, and independence of the working classes. If, through these Societies, by means of easy weekly payments, a freehold site for a garden and a house, and money sufficient for the erection of the latter, can be procured, what is there but the want of prudence, self-denial, and good management, to prevent many artisans from living in their own houses, digging in their own gardens, and doing that which Charles II. said was the best preservative of health—taking exercise every morning on their own land?Chambers's Papers For The People, No. 87.