om the doors were thus opened, hastened to p●rofit by it. A secular dress was given t
he●m, with some money, and they departed● with pleasure. But great was the sorrow ●among many whose age exceeded the limit. F●alling on their knees, they entreated the Comm●issioners to obtain a similar f■avor for them. 'The life we lead here,' they sa●id, 'is contrary to our conscience●.'
=REPORT OF THE COMMISSIONERS.=■
ners returned to ●London, and made their report to the Council. T●hey were distressed and disgusted. ■'We have discovered,' they said, 'not s●even, but more than seven hun■dred thousand deadly sins. ... These abomi■