They also took an active part in Sir Samuel Romilly's efforts to ameliorate the penal code, in prison reform, with which the name of Elizabeth Fry (a Friend) is especially connected, and in the efforts to ameliorate the condition of lunatics in England (the Friends' Retreat at York, founded in 1792, was the earliest example in England of kindly treatment of the insane).
His administration also did much to ameliorate the condition of the Indian tribes and to arrest the spoliation of the public forest lands.
The police wanted to ameliorate the consequences of crime and disorder and the fear of crime within local communities.
The proposal's goal was to ameliorate the effects of traffic - the wider the channel the better.
The feelling were ameliorated somewhat by the destruction of Carthage.
The pain was ameliorated by prior treatment with a pulse of corticosteroids.
The health problems were ameliorated using high-dose loperamide.
It was not worth while to master and economize the resources of this earth, to utilize the good and ameliorate the evils of this life, while every one agreed, in theory at any rate, that the present was but a bad prelude to an infinitely worse or infinitely better future.
Nothing has changed in that underlying condition even tho its consequences have substantially ameliorated.
It was not until the French Revolution that any steps were taken to ameliorate their lot, but to-day they no longer form a class, but have been practically lost sight of in the general peasantry.
The policy of the government is to leave the Andamanese alone, while doing what is possible to ameliorate their condition.
His first care was to ameliorate the condition of Cape Colony.