The Seven Curses of London
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The Seven Curses of London

By James Greenwood
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  • THE SEVEN CURSES OF LONDON.
  • CONTENTS.
  • I.—Neglected Children.
    • CHAPTER I. STARTLING FACTS.
    • CHAPTER II. RESPECTING THE PARENTAGE OF SOME OF OUR GUTTER POPULATION.
    • CHAPTER III. BABY-FARMING.
    • CHAPTER IV. WORKING BOYS.
    • CHAPTER V. THE PROBLEM OF DELIVERANCE.
  • II.—Professional Thieves.
    • CHAPTER VI. THEIR NUMBER AND THEIR DIFFICULTIES.
    • CHAPTER VII. HOMES AND HAUNTS OF THE BRITISH THIEF.
    • CHAPTER VIII. JUVENILE THIEVES.
    • CHAPTER IX. THE THIEF NON-PROFESSIONAL.
    • CHAPTER X. CRIMINAL SUPPRESSION AND PUNISHMENT.
    • CHAPTER XI. ADULT CRIMINALS AND THE NEW LAW FOR THEIR BETTER GOVERNMENT.
  • III.—Professional Beggars.
    • CHAPTER XII. THE BEGGAR OF OLDEN TIME.
    • CHAPTER XIII. THE WORK OF PUNISHMENT AND RECLAMATION.
    • CHAPTER XIV. BEGGING “DODGES.”
    • CHAPTER XV. GENTEEL ADVERTISING BEGGARS.
  • IV.—Fallen Women.
    • CHAPTER XVI. THIS CURSE.
    • CHAPTER XVII. THE PLAIN FACTS AND FIGURES OF PROSTITUTION.
    • CHAPTER XVIII. THE PRESENT CONDITION OF THE QUESTION.
    • CHAPTER XIX. SUGGESTIONS.
  • V.—The Curse of Drunkenness.
    • CHAPTER XX. ITS POWER.
    • CHAPTER XXI. ATTEMPTS TO ARREST IT.
  • VI.—Betting Gamblers.
    • CHAPTER XXII. “ADVERTISING TIPSTERS” AND “BETTING COMMISSIONERS.”
  • VII.—Waste of Charity.
    • CHAPTER XXIII. METROPOLITAN PAUPERISM.
    • CHAPTER XXIV. THE BEST REMEDY.
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