Sentence Examples


  • He supported almost singlehanded a poorhouse the order had founded in Petersburg.
  • There are parish poorhouses in Dunrossness and Unst, besides the Shetland combination poorhouse at Lerwick.
  • Among the principal buildings are the town hall, court house, public hall, Easter Ross combination poorhouse, and the academy (opened in 1812).
  • The charitable institutions include the county hospital, district asylum, a deaf and dumb home, the Kyle combination poorhouse, St John's refuge and industrial schools for boys and girls.
  • There is a combination poorhouse at Kirkwall, where there are also two hospitals.
 

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