Proceedings of the National Conference of Charities and Correction, at the ... Annual Session Held in ..., Volume 26

Front Cover

What people are saying - Write a review

We haven't found any reviews in the usual places.

Other editions - View all

Common terms and phrases

Popular passages

Page 30 - I behold in thee An image of Him who died on the tree ; Thou also hast had thy crown of thorns, Thou also hast had the world's buffets and scorns, And to thy life were not denied The wounds in the hands and feet and side : Mild Mary's Son, acknowledge me ; Behold, through him, I give to thee...
Page 54 - This Act shall be liberally construed, to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit: That the care, custody and discipline of a child shall approximate as nearly as may be that which should be given by its parents, and in all cases where it can properly be done the child be placed in an approved family home and become a member of the family by legal adoption or otherwise.
Page 135 - Vice is a monster of so frightful mien, As, to be hated, needs but to be seen; Yet seen too oft, familiar with her face, We first endure, then pity, then embrace.
Page 133 - A new commandment I give unto you, that ye love one another; even as I have loved you, that ye also love one another.
Page 173 - The thing that hath been, it is that which shall be; and that which is done is that which shall be done: and there is no new thing under the sun. Is there anything whereof it may be said, "See, this is new"? it hath been already of old time, which was before us.
Page 353 - And while the lamp holds out to burn The vilest sinner may return.
Page 27 - And he said unto them, Take heed, and beware of covetousness : for a man's life consisteth not in the abundance of the things which he possesseth.
Page 65 - Hospital. By the opening year of the new century the necessity of special hospitals for infectious diseases had been realized; and the example given by their foundation in London had been followed immediately by Manchester and Liverpool. The Society for the Improvement of the Condition of the Poor, the joint foundation of Sir Thomas Bernard, Wilberforce, and the Bishop of Durham, was struggling to make the system universal.
Page 118 - Consumption is a disease which has claimed more victims than all the wars and all the plagues and scourges of the human race. Even...
Page 126 - TUBERCULOSIS. 353 and it shall be the duty of the Commissioner of Health to cause to be made by the veterinarian of the Department of Health, or under his direction and supervision...

Bibliographic information