Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the ... Annual Session Held in ..., Volume 28

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Page 17 - Nor thro' the questions men may try, The petty cobwebs we have spun : If e'er when faith had fallen asleep, I heard a voice, 'Believe no more,' And heard an ever-breaking shore That tumbled in the Godless deep ; A warmth within the breast would melt The freezing reason's colder part, And like a man in wrath the heart Stood up and answer'd,
Page 192 - So whilst in fevered dreams we sink. And waking, taste what we desire, The real draught but feeds the fire, The dream is better than the drink. " Our hopes like towering falcons aim At objects in an airy height : To stand aloof and view the flight, Is all the pleasure of the game.
Page 114 - Agriculture, the general designs and duties of which shall be to acquire and to diffuse among the people of the United States useful information on subjects connected with agriculture in the most general and comprehensive sense of that word, and to procure, propagate, and distribute among the people new and valuable seeds and plants.
Page 1 - And when his disciples, James and John, saw this, they said ; Lord, wilt thou that we command fire to come down from heaven, and consume them, even as Elias did ? But he turned and rebuked them, and said ; Ye know not what manner of spirit ye are of.
Page 199 - ... he has made of silver, to be auxiliaries ; others again who are to be husbandmen and craftsmen he has composed of brass and iron ; and the species will generally be preserved in the children.
Page 2 - Then the king sent unto him a captain of fifty with his fifty. And he went up to him : and, behold, he sat on the top of the hill. And he spake unto him. O man of God, the king hath said, Come down. And Elijah answered and said to the captain of fifty, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty.
Page 7 - ... by little groups of the principal inhabitants of particular areas; they were debated and amended in the House of Commons, not by committees of impartial persons, but mainly by the representatives of the Boroughs and Counties concerned ; and as we have described in the Introduction to this volume, it was not until the very end of the eighteenth century that the
Page 114 - The commissioner shall collect information upon the subject of labor, its relation to capital. the hours of labor, the earnings of laboring men and women and the means of promoting their material, social, intellectual, and moral prosperity...
Page 2 - Again also he sent unto him another captain of fifty with his fifty. And he answered and said unto him, O man of God, thus hath the king said, Come down quickly. And Elijah answered and said unto them, If I be a man of God, let fire come down from heaven, and consume thee and thy fifty.
Page 246 - ... be justly regarded as the political fathers of the unprotected, does not every feeling of justice urge upon them the principle, of considering these juvenile culprits as falling under their special guardianship, and claiming from them the right which every child may demand of its parent, of being well instructed in the nature of its duties, before it is punished for the breach of their observance ? Ought not every citizen, who has a just sense of the reciprocal obligations of parents and children,...

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