"A Month Among the Mad" - By a Chaplain's Substitute - The Quiver

"A Month Among the Mad" - By a Chaplain's Substitute - The Quiver

by: A Chaplain's Substitute | publication date: January 1, 1878 | Publication: The Quiver (Britain) | volume: 13 | journal issue: 629 | pages: pp. 506-509

"A strange holiday, this!" some may be ready to exclaim. And in truth, such it seemed to me after the idea of offering myself had suggested itself. But the locality was attractive, and the novelty of the work had a sort of fascination. So Iwent; and being much interested in what I saw and heard, I have thought others might be interested too in my experience.

A man accepts a month's duty, from August 20 to September 20, 1878, as substitute chaplain at the Kent County Asylum.

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