1884 Boston Medical and Surgical Journal  
own country the question of their adoption upon sanitary grounds is not an urgent one. It may become so in the generations to come. Inhumation commends itself to the traditional sentiments of the people, and an innovation upon these is not demanded. Rural cemeteries, properly regulated, under wise control, guarded by good laws, aud permanently extramural, afford all necessary protection to the public health."
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