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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 293 of Albert Venn Dicey’s 1905 book, Lectures on the Relation Between Law & Public Opinion in England During the Nineteenth Century:

Discredit, indeed, still attaches to the receipt of poor relief, yet Parliament has already done much to diminish the force of a sentiment which men of admitted wisdom have been accustomed to regard as a valuable, if not our chief, safeguard against the spread of pauperism….