Apr 14,1826 - Robert Chambers told a committee of the British Parliament dealing with emigration that London was too full of children. He recommended that Britain's surplus children be sent to Canada as farm labour.
"It's all very well to read about sorrows and imagine yourself living through them heroically, but it's not so nice when you really come to have them, is it?"
“Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct is of more importance than the highest.”
April 14, 1826