Cottage scenes during the cholera

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A stark and revealing insight into the great 1832 cholera epidemic around the Plymstock region of Devon
A very insightful diary of those dreaded months, a sad and thought provoking read.

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Page 114 - And if ye will not be reformed by me by these things, but will walk contrary unto me; then will I also walk contrary unto you, and will punish you yet seven times for your sins.
Page 9 - For the Son of man is as a man taking a far journey, who left his house, and gave authority to his servants, and to every man his work, and commanded the porter to watch.
Page 114 - Son of man, when the land sinneth against me by trespassing grievously, then will I stretch out mine hand upon it, and will break the 4staff of the bread thereof, and will send famine upon it, and will cut off man and beast from it : 14 'Though these three men, Noah, Daniel, and Job, were in it, they should deliver but their own souls by their righteousness, saith the Lord GOD.
Page 114 - And I will bring a sword upon you, that shall avenge the quarrel of my covenant: and when ye are gathered together within your cities, I will send the pestilence among you; and ye shall be delivered into the hand of the enemy.
Page 47 - God's control, and he will not suffer us to be tried above that we are able to bear it, and with every trial he will make a way of escape.
Page 27 - Thou wilt keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on thee, because he trusted in thee.
Page 117 - ... tradition states would not have been placed in so low a situation but for this. In a little work by the -Rev. WI Coppard, vicar of the parish, entitled Cottage Scenes during the Cholera, we read that at a vestry meeting held on the I3th January, 1833, the year after the visitation of the cholera, it was resolved : "That a small stone, in the shape of a cross, with the date 1832 engraved upon it, be placed as a memorial at the head of all the graves of persons who had died of the awful disease...
Page 99 - All the symptoms were ameliorated, and he so far recovered as to be able to leave the hospital on the 26th June, and undertake a railway journey into Wales.

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