The want of cleanliness is a fault which admits of no excuse. Where water can be had for nothing, it is surely in the power of every person to be clean.

879. The discharge from our bodies, by perspiration, renders frequent changes of apparel necessary.

880. Change of apparel greatly promotes the secretion from the skin, so necessary to health.

881. When that matter which ought to be carried off by perspiration is either retained in the body, or re-absorbed by dirty clothes, it is apt to occasion fevers and other diseases.