Englisch-Deutsch Übersetzungen für das Wort: penitentiaries

Strafanstalten {pl}Plural (die)
Zuchthäuser {pl}Plural (die)


But when they had given comfort to the sufferers, courage to the oppressed and despairing, a staff and support to the helpless, and when they had allured from society into convents and spiritual penitentiaries the broken-hearted and distracted: what else had they to do in order to work systematically in that fashion, and with a good conscience, for the preservation of all the sick and suffering, which means, in deed and in truth, to work for the DETERIORATION OF THE EUROPEAN RACE?
Whilst the new penitentiaries were being erected (and it was the pleasure of the majority that they should be terminated with all possible celerity), the old prisons existed, which still contained a great number of offenders.

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Strafanstalten {pl} penitentiaries
Zuchthäuser {pl} penitentiaries