Conference Papers

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Selected papers from the annual meeting of the Conference.
 

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Page 154 - The bridge thou seest, said he, is human life, consider it attentively. Upon a more leisurely survey of it, I found that it consisted of threescore and ten entire arches, with several broken arches, which added to those that were entire, made up the number about a hundred.
Page 155 - I see multitudes of people passing over it, said I, and a black cloud hanging on each end of it. As I looked more attentively, I saw several of the passengers dropping through the bridge, into the great tide that flowed underneath it, and upon further examination perceived there were innumerable trapdoors that lay concealed in the bridge, which the passengers no sooner trod upon, but they fell through them into the tide and immediately disappeared. These hidden pitfalls were set very thick at the...
Page 155 - But tell me further," said he, " what thou discoverest on it." " I see multitudes of people passing over it," said I, "and a black cloud hanging on each end of it." As I looked more attentively, I saw several of the passengers dropping through the bridge into the great tide that flowed underneath it ; and upon...
Page 96 - Great wits are sure to madness near allied; And thin partitions do their bounds divide: Else why should he, with wealth and honour blest, Refuse his age the needful hours of rest?
Page 237 - Man, a bear in most relations — worm and savage otherwise, — Man propounds negotiations, Man accepts the compromise. Very rarely will he squarely push the logic of a fact To its ultimate conclusion in unmitigated act.
Page 176 - The labor of the prisoners of the first grade in each of said prisons, reformatories and penitentiaries, shall be directed with reference to fitting the prisoner to maintain himself by honest industry after his discharge from imprisonment, as the primary or sole object of such labor...
Page 272 - Conference, at his request, and work under his direction. 5. A Treasurer, who shall receive all moneys of the Conference, and disburse the same upon vouchers duly certified by the Secretary, and audited by the Chairman of the Executive Committee. III. Committees of the Conference. The Conference shall have the following Committees, with the duties herein respectively assigned to them : To be elected by the Conference. 1. An Executive Committee which shall consist of the President and all ex-Presidents...
Page 273 - Committee. III. COMMITTEES OF THE CONFERENCE. The Conference shall have the following Committees, with the duties herein respectively assigned to them : TO BE ELECTED BY THE CONFERENCE. 1. An Executive Committee, which shall consist of the President and all ex-Presidents of the Conference ex officio, and of five members of the Conference to be elected annually at the preceding session of the Conference. Three members shall constitute a quorum. The Executive Committee shall have charge of the business...
Page 51 - There is no doubt that many members of the Finance Committee of the Senate and of the Ways and Means Committee of the Assembly...
Page 272 - ... applied, and no membership fee charged, the expenses of the Conference being met by voluntary contributions. II Officers of the Conference The Conference shall have the following officers, to be elected at the preceding annual session, with the duties herein respectively assigned to them : 1. A President, who shall preside over the sessions of the Conference, except when the Chairman of a Committee on Topics has charge of the meeting or some other officer is temporarily called to the chair.

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