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Chapter IX

For my own part I had never seen a prison, and like the majority of my 271 [brethren] had given myself little concern to enquire what was the condition of those who committed offence against, or became obnoxious to suspicion from the community. Oh, how enviable is the most tottering shed under which the labourer retires to rest, compared with the residence of these walls!