These are words often used in combination with recreation.
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Their only pleasures are drink and tobacco, the former being subjected to temperance campaigns to remove even this form of recreation from the workers’ lives.
What the mainly administrative organisations catering in the widest sense for national recreation have achieved over the years with voluntary money has been quite remarkable.
It was not possible to determine whether inmates acquired the infection while in their cells or during outdoor recreation periods.
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