The effect upon the overcrowded population of the city was terrible.
it meant the ruin of the landed class, it tended co spoil the moral of those who from the walls of Athens annually watched the wasting of their homesteads, and it involved the many perils of an overcrowded city - a peril increased by, if not also the cause of, the plague.
Hell that overcrowded they.re letting murderers walk?
The state insane hospital, opened at Jackson in 1856 (act of 1848), in time became overcrowded and the East Mississippi insane hospital was opened, 2 m.
The closer she got to the overcrowded, poor part of the city, the more people jammed the streets, shoving against her in an effort to escape the collapsing buildings.
At the height of the season the town is much overcrowded, and the entire want of a drainage system is severely felt.
During the Napoleonic wars and the Crimean campaign the Grand Harbour was frequently overcrowded with shipping.
Conditions of hyper-turgescence are common in herbaceous plants in wet seasons, or when overcrowded and in situations too moist for them.
But open sewers, public pumps, cobble-paved roads, open market-places and overcrowded subterranean dwellings are now abolished.
Frequently it was terribly overcrowded (by as many as 1200 prisoners at a time), the inmates often suffered great privations, and many died or were physically disabled for the remainder of their lives.
Surrounded by a massive Venetian wall, it forms a closely built, irregular and overcrowded town, though of late years a few of its streets have been widened.
In the former case the cartographer is merely called upon to reduce and generalize the information given by his originals, to make a judicious selection of place names, and to take care that the map is not overcrowded with names and details.
The removal of weakly, sickly, overcrowded and gross infertile shoots is usually, however, a matter about which there can be few mistakes when once the habit of growth and the form and arrangement of the buds are known.
The potato, which was the sole food of at least half the people of an overcrowded island, failed, and a famine of unprecedented proportions was obviously imminent.
re take this opportunity of mentioning sundry other divinities were later introduced to swell the already overcrowded :s of the pantheon.
The hospitals at Julfa and Isfahan have accommodation for 100 patients each, and are sometimes full to overflowing; the dispensaries are generally overcrowded.
musty atmosphere in our overcrowded cell.
Then comes the almost human foresight with which the bee prevents the inevitable chaos created by an overcrowded home.
These improvements connote the obliteration of the insanitary and overcrowded courts and alleys which were to be found between all the main streets, few in number, connecting the upper and the lower towns.
In such work the painters of Upper Germany at this time, working in the spirit of the late Gothic style just before the dawn of the Renaissance, show considerable technical attainments, with a love of quaint costumes and rich draperies crumpled in complicated angular folds, some feeling for romance in landscape backgrounds, none at all for clearness or balance in composition, and in the attitudes and expressions of their overcrowded figures a degree of grotesqueness and exaggeration amounting often to undesigned caricature.
most part pestiferous dens, overcrowded, dark, foully dirty, not only ill ventilated, but deprived altogether of fresh air.
Sealed despatches were sent to every Spanish colony, to be opened on the same day, the 2nd of April 1767, when the measure was to take effect in Spain itself, and the expulsion was relentlessly carried out, nearly six thousand priests being deported from Spain alone, and sent to the Italian coast, whence, however, they were repelled by the orders of the pope and Ricci himself, finding a refuge at Corte in Corsica, after some months' suffering in overcrowded vessels at sea.
The picture, painted for the elector Frederick of Saxony, is now in the Imperial Gallery at Vienna; the overcrowded canvas (into which Darer has again introduced his own portrait as a spectator alongside of the elector) is full of striking and animated detail, but fails to make any great impression on the whole, and does not do justice to the improved sense of breadth and balance in design, of clearness and dignity in composition, which the master had undoubtedly brought back with him from his second visit to Italy.
Multi-colored strobe lights pulsed around the overcrowded, vampire-themed club while electronica drowned out most attempts at conversation.
It's a bit like the viewing part in a cricket pavilion, pleasantly airy and not too overcrowded with tables.
The workhouse was greatly overcrowded, food was short, sanitation was poor, and diseases such as typhus fever and dysentery were widespread.
Indeed, by the 1850s there was widespread concern over the " threat to health and decency " caused by the overcrowded graveyards.
Also includes the ' overcrowding in England ' papers which contain national, regional and sub-regional statistics about overcrowded housing.
The majority of the deaths occurred in the overcrowded and often insanitary conditions of the field and base hospitals.
But going into police cells was necessary in some parts of the country as overcrowded jails reached breaking point.
He shares the insider secrets that help songwriters make their work competitive in an overcrowded marketplace.
Many industry onlookers believe that the overcrowded UK broadband market will eventually reduce to three or four big players, including BT.
overcrowded jails, the immigrants will serve their sentences overseas.
overcrowded tenements of the cities were a perfect breeding ground for smallpox.
overcrowded prisons simply do not work.
overcrowded sheds, without natural light.
overcrowded at the end of April.
overcrowded herbaceous plants such as Aster, Phlox, Campanula, Achillea and Artemisia.
overcrowded due to the influx of evacuees.
We may need to visit your house to carry out an inspection if you are statutorily overcrowded.
Deaf students fail in Britain's grossly overcrowded public sector classrooms.
He had to drive several times through the hopelessly overcrowded heart of the city.
In the 1840's and early 1850's church graveyards were becoming dangerously overcrowded and some posed a health risk.
The council is also working with the 16 most severely overcrowded council tenants in the boro who are lacking three or more bedrooms.
Many clinics are seriously overcrowded, leading to delays for patients.
overcrowded living conditions, physical and sexual abuse and parental drug abuse.
overcrowded in summer.
overcrowded with people who could no longer find shelter in their own burning buildings.
overcrowded with too much information -- you can always give more details to people who express interest in the work.
overcrowded with some 200,000 refugees, mainly peasants from Silesia fleeing the Red Army.
The prison is to house 100 prisoners during the first phase, who will mainly be transferred from the overcrowded prisons in Maputo.
Broilers live inside dark, filthy and overcrowded factory farm sheds.
Despite such prosperity, the tremendous economic changes left many of its urban poor living in overcrowded slums.
London was overcrowded with wounded soldiers begging in the streets.
It provided practical training in mission work among the overcrowded tenements of the Pleasance, the Cowgate and the adjacent closes.
The Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, an organization of 1600 leading business men, is a power for varied good in the city; besides its constant and aggressive work in promoting the commercial interests of the city, it was largely influential in the federal reform of the consular service; it studied the question of overcrowded tenements and secured the passage of a new tenement law with important sanitary provisions and a set minimum of air space; it urges and promotes home-gardening, public baths and play-grounds, and lunch-rooms, &c., for employes in factories; and it was largely instrumental in devising and carrying out the so-called "Group Plan" described above.
The most thrifty and capable sections of the people at the present day are not (it has been shown) in overcrowded areas, producing offspring at such a rate as to contribute to the increase of the population.
are thus enumerated: (1) any premises in such a state as to be a nuisance or injurious to health; (2) any pool, ditch, gutter, watercourse, privy, urinal, cesspool, drain or ashpit so foul or in such a state as to be injurious to health; (3) any animal so kept as to be a nuisance or injurious to health; (4) any accumulation or deposit which is a nuisance or injurious to health; (5) any house or part of a house so overcrowded as to be dangerous or injurious to the health of the inmates, whether or not members of the same family; (6) any factory, workshop or workplace not already under the operation of any general act for the regulation of factories or bakehouses not kept in a cleanly state or not ventilated in such a manner as to render harmless as far as practicable any gases, vapours, dust or other impurities generated in the course of the work carried on therein that are a nuisance or injurious to health, or so overcrowded while work is carried on as to be dangerous or injurious to the health of those employed therein; (7) any fireplace or furnace which does not as far as practicable consume the smoke arising from the combustible used therein, and which is used for working engines by steam or in any mill, factory, dye-house, brewery, bakehouse or gas work, or in any manufacturing or trade process whatsoever; and (8) any chimney not being the chimney of a private dwelling-house sending forth black smoke in such quantity as to be a nuisance.
Thousands of families still live in overcrowded conditions on rundown housing estates, while thousands of others live in temporary accommodation.
The Jewish sweatshops of the Leylands became notorious for their overcrowded houses, long hours of work and low pay.
The war has displaced an estimated 1.6 million people in northern Uganda, obliging them to seek refuge in 135 overcrowded and unsanitary camps.
Camps can be overcrowded; unsanitary places where food and clean water is short and there are many problems.
Whether your bath is contemporary or whimsical, small or overcrowded, a frameless mirror can make a big impact.
Do not overwhelm your small guest list with large, overcrowded décor.
That said, this type of curtain looks great in eclectic rooms, just as long as it isn't too busy and overcrowded.
Plastic mulches eventually just become fodder for overcrowded landfills.
Discovery Cove only admits 1000 people per day so that the time you get swimming with the dolphins is not overcrowded (expect to be in the water with a maximum of six other people).
If a decayed baby tooth is lost too early, the adjacent teeth may move into the space, causing crooked and overcrowded permanent teeth.
Scabies is most common among people who live in overcrowded conditions and whose ability to practice good hygiene is limited.
It's recommended you go on a weeknight if possible, as this busy store can be overcrowded on the weekends, especially around the holidays.
As tuberculosis, a serious bacterial lung infection, reached epidemic proportions in 1924, the overcrowded structure was expanded into a 400 patient sanatorium.
Traditional education programs have set schedules that often don't fit already overcrowded lives of adult degree seekers.
However, as Napster was overcrowded and starting to get itself into trouble, WinMX was a refreshing alternative.
On the front, too, the Russian attack came to a standstill and ebbed, for Soimonov's overcrowded battalions jostled one another and dissolved on the narrow and broken plateau.
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