Annual Reports, City of Charleston, S.C.

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News and Courier Book Presses, 1915 - Charleston (S.C.)

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Page xxxvii - Men of Athens, I honor and love you; but I shall obey God rather than you, and while I have life and strength I shall never cease from the practice and teaching of philosophy, exhorting any one whom I meet...
Page xxxvi - I must simply fight with shadows in my own defence, and examine when there is no one who answers. I will ask you then to assume with me, as I was saying, that my opponents are of two kinds— one recent, the other ancient; and I hope that you will see the propriety of...
Page 454 - Heaven doth with us as we with torches do, Not light them for themselves ; for if our virtues Did not go forth of us, 'twere all alike As if we had them not.
Page xxxviii - Some one may wonder why I go about in private giving advice and busying myself with the concerns of others, but do not venture to come forward in public and advise the state. I will tell you why.
Page xxxviii - Athens, that if I had engaged in politics, I should have perished long ago and done no good either to you or to myself. And...
Page 438 - At the first meeting of the council, after its organization, they shall elect a city clerk, who shall hold his office for the term of one year, and until his successor is elected and qualified.
Page 437 - Inhabitants or More, According to the Federal Census of 1910, or Any Subsequent Federal Census, and to Provide Penalties for the Violation of This Act.
Page 63 - Telegraph companies or agencies, each for business done exclusively within the city of Charleston, and not including any business done to or from points without the State, and not including any business done for the government of the United States, its officers or agents, $500.
Page xxxvi - I dread; for their hearers are apt to fancy that such enquirers do not believe in the existence of the gods. And they are many, and their charges against me are of ancient date, and they were made by them in the days when you were...
Page 422 - The handle or crank used in operating the machine must be secured to the spindle or shaft, so that there will be no liability of its coming off and allowing the film to stop in front of the lamp.

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