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He was a big-bodied, big-hearted, ruddy-faced, farmerlike man of fifty or so; and the service was proud of him.
It is followed by forty-four pages of argument and illustration relating exclusively to the able-bodied wage-earner.
The wonder is that between sword and halter there was any able-bodied man left in Munster.
As in the Report itself, no definition is given in the Act of what was meant by "able-bodied persons."
We can find no explanation of, or reason for, the entire absence of any provision for independent women who were able-bodied.
The outdoor relief sanctioned for able-bodied men was strictly limited to persons who were not in employment for hire.
With that approval outdoor relief to the able-bodied, without any conditions, was lawful.
For the male able-bodied person himself (and his family) only three exceptions were to be made.
With that approval, outdoor relief to able-bodied men, without any conditions, was lawful.
This implies that a widow was not regarded as subject to the conditions of relief to "able-bodied persons and their families."

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