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" A Proclamation for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality. "
Essays and Thoughts on Various Subjects, and from Various Authors, &c ... - Page 259
by George Horne - 1808 - 295 pages
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The Sign of Angellica: Women, Writing, and Fiction, 1660-1800

Janet Todd - Literary Criticism - 1989 - 328 pages
...virtues; he hoped to be commencing a reign of virtue and a week after his accession he issued a royal proclamation, 'For the encouragement of piety and...preventing and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality'.15 The centre of the home was the woman. By the middle years of the century it was accepted...
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George Washington's War: The Saga of the American Revolution

Robert Leckie - History - 2010 - 688 pages
...his first week on the throne, he hoisted his holy flag with his singular — if not astonishing — proclamation, "For the encouragement of Piety and...and punishing of Vice, Profaneness and Immorality." On the Sabbath all forms of gambling were prohibited and the worship of God was to be enforced "on...
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Seduced

Virginia Henley - Fiction - 2009 - 544 pages
...have been Regent years since, for he's been mad for quite some time. Well, I ask you ... he issued a proclamation 'for the encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for preventing and punishing Vice, Profaneness, and Immorality.' " Savage's lips twitched. "That would tend to take the fun out...
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Governing Morals: A Social History of Moral Regulation

Alan Hunt - Law - 1999 - 273 pages
...of this Proclamation. George III issued such a Proclamation in 1787, entitled For the Kncouragemenl of Piety and Virtue and for Preventing and Punishing of Vice, Profaneness and Immorality.' It was modelled on an earlier Proclamation from the reign of Queen Anne.8 Much of the wording of the...
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Revolutionary Britannia?: Reflections on the Threat of Revolution in Britain ...

Edward Royle - History - 2000 - 214 pages
...was the creation of private prosecution societies. In response to a Royal Proclamation in June 1787 for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing vice, profaneness and 173 immorality, William Wilberforce set up what was known as the Proclamation...
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Unchained Voices: An Anthology of Black Authors in the English-Speaking ...

Vincent Carretta - Literary Criticism
...Beersheba" meant from one end of a political realm to another. 43. Proverbs 30:20. 44. By the King, a Proclamation, for the Encouragement of Piety and...Virtue, and for Preventing and Punishing of Vice... (London, 1 June 1787). 45. Cape of Good Hope, South Africa. 46. Daniel Defoe (1660-1731) and Malachy...
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Securing American Independence: John Jay and the French Alliance

Frank W. Brecher - Biography & Autobiography - 2003 - 327 pages
...ostensibly to block desertions, but this move was seen as a step toward isolating the city. Gage's proclamation for the encouragement of piety and virtue, and for preventing and punishing vice, profanity and immorality, was seen as sheer hypocrisy and a studied insult. This added considerably...
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Spreading the Gospel in Colonial Virginia: Sermons and Devotional Writings

Edward L. Bond - History - 2004 - 571 pages
...favourable Anticipations; but since 1 have found that one of the very first Acts of Government was, "A PROCLAMATION for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue, and for preventing Vice, Profaneness and Immorality," the Transports of my Mind would almost constrain me to put on the...
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William Wilberforce: The Life of the Great Anti-slave Trade Campaigner

William Hague - Biography & Autobiography - 2007 - 582 pages
...House of Commons (and House of Lords) containing the most interesting speeches, etc., London, 1775-1813 Proclamation for the Encouragement of Piety and Virtue,...and Punishing of Vice, Profaneness and Immorality, George III, June 1787 Report of the Lords of the Committee of the Council appointed for the Consideration...
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Bulletins and Other State Intelligence

1830
...security of the Church of Scotland, 103; alteration of the liturgy and prayers for the Royal Family, 107 ; proclamation for the encouragement of piety and virtue,...and punishing of vice, profaneness, and immorality, 111 ; proclamation requiring all persons being in authority or government at the decease of the late...
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