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The Disease Of Mendicancy
AN English paper, in some recent utterance, reminded the American nation of the appearance of an unmistakable evidence that it is growing old. It possesses "the tramp." The war left with us, as war always leaves in every country, a great number of men utterly demoralized. The hard times have cut them loose from remunerative work, and they have become rovers, nominally looking for employment, but really looking for life without it....
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Title: The Disease Of Mendicancy
Creator: n/a
Date: January 1877
Format: Article
Publication: Scribner's Monthly
Source: Available at selected libraries
Location: vol.13, no.3, pp.416-417
Keywords: Beggar; Civil War; Economics; Government Agencies; Heredity; Institutions; Labor; Poverty; Social Welfare & Communities; Social Welfare & Employment; Urban Life; Veterans
Topics: Government, Policy & Law; Institutions, Organizations & Corporations; Social Movements & Advocacy