He experienced within himself the inward call to seek the amelioration of mankind and their deliverance from ruin, and regarded this inner impulse, intensified as it was by long, contemplative solitude and by visions, as being the call addressed to him by God Himself.
Any amelioration of the existing anarchy must be extra-parliamentary and proceed from the throne.
Founded in 1877, it was the first in the United States, and its manifold activities have not only contributed much to the amelioration of social conditions in Buffalo, but have caused it to be looked to as a model upon which similar institutions have been founded elsewhere.
It would be fully as true to facts to describe this religion as a vast scheme for the amelioration of the condition of humanity.
Likewise attempted amelioration in the towns, where the state of affairs was even worse than in the country.