Charities and the Commons: A Weekly Journal of Philanthropy and Social Advance, Volume 19 (Google eBook)

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Publication Committee of the New York Charity Organization Society, 1908 - Charities
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Page 1307 - How think ye ? if a man have an hundred sheep, and one of them be gone astray, doth he not leave the ninety and nine, and goeth into the mountains and seeketh that which is gone astray ? And if so be that he find it, verily I say unto you, he rejoiceth more of that sheep, than of the ninety and nine which went not astray. Even so it is not the will of your Father which is in heaven, that one of these little ones should perish.
Page 1090 - We humbly beseech thee that we may always prove ourselves a people mindful of thy favor and glad to do thy will. Bless our land with honorable industry, sound learning, and pure manners.
Page 1090 - God hath made of one blood all nations of men to dwell on the face of the earth...
Page 1205 - We ought not to wish men to be wretched that we may be enabled to practise works of mercy. Thou givest bread to the hungry, but better were it that none hungered and thou hadst none to give to.
Page 1090 - LORD, who hast taught us that all our doings without charity are nothing worth ; send thy HOLY GHOST, and pour into our hearts that most excellent gift of charity, the very bond of peace, and of all virtues ; without which, whosoever liveth is counted dead before thee : Grant this for thine only Son JESUS CHRIST'S sake. Amen.
Page 1031 - Committee believes that with an income of between $700 and $800 a family can barely support itself, provided that it is subject to no extraordinary expenditures by reason of sickness, death, or other untoward circumstances. Such a family can live without charitable assistance through exceptional management and in the absence of emergencies...
Page 1032 - THEY. Why don't they keep the streets a little cleaner? You ask with deep annoyance not undue; Why don't they keep the parks a little greener? (Did you ever stop to think that "they" means you?) How long will they permit this graft and stealing? Why don't they see the courts are clean and true? Why will they wink at crooked public dealing? (Did you ever stop to think that "they" means you?) Why don't they stop this miserable child labor?
Page 1032 - Committee is of the opinion that it is fairly conservative in its estimate that $825 is sufficient for the average family of five individuals, comprising the father, mother and three children under 14 years of age to maintain a fairly proper standard of living in the Borough of Manhattan.
Page 818 - The shop instruction for particular trades, and for each trade represented, the drawing, mathematics, mechanics, physical and biological science applicable to the trade, the history of that trade, and a sound system of economics, including and emphasizing the philosophy of collective bargaining.
Page 830 - ... as many poor orphan children, and other white children whose parents are unable to educate them (the said orphans and other children being residents of the said county of Albemarle), as the profits and income of the funds devised and bequeathed admit of.

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