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The Idiot

His Place in Creation, and His Claims on Society

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Published: 1897
Language: English
Wordcount: 25,065 / 87 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 26.8
Downloads: 1,033
Added to site: 2014.05.28
mnybks.net#: 31538
Genre: Religion
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ctual workhouse accommodation was utilized, although a complete staff of officials was kept in each union. Mr. Frere pointed out the folly of keeping up such elaborate machinery, for such totally inadequate results, and that an enormous saving would be effected by the amalgamation of two or more unions for the purpose of housing their pauper population.

[4] This term is applied by the Greek writers to a person unpractised or unskilled in anything--one who has no professional knowledge, whether of politics or any other subject, and it seems to have corresponded with our word layman; thus, Thucydides, in describing the plague that broke out at Athens during the Peloponnesian War, in speaking of a physician and a layman, uses the phrase ιαÏÑÏÅοÏÇ ÎºÎ±á¼± á¼±ÏÉιÏâÏÑηÏÇ; Plato also uses the word i

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