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1-019 (Text)

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Speaker:
addressee,male author,male,Philip, Arthur,52
ns1:discourse_type
Letter
Word Count :
102
Plaint Text :
ns1:register
Government English
ns1:texttype
Imperial Correspondence
ns1:localityName
http://dbpedia.org/resource/New_South_Wales
Created:
1790
Identifier
1-019
Source
Clark, 1977
pages
54-55
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Extent:
552
Identifier
1-019-plain.txt
Title
1-019#Text
Type
Text

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Experience, sir, has taught me how difficult it is to make men industrious who have passed their lives in habits of vice and indolence. In some cases it has been found impossible; neither kindness nor severity have had any effect; and tho' I can say that the convicts in general behave well, there are many who dread punishment less than they fear labour; and those who have not been brought up to hard work, which are by far the greatest part, bear it badly. They shrink from it the moment the eye of the overseer is turned from them.
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