Sessional Papers - Legislature of the Province of Ontario, Volume 7

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1901 - Ontario
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Page 75 - Canst thou not minister to a mind diseas'd ; Pluck from the memory a rooted sorrow; Raze out the written troubles of the brain ; And with some sweet oblivious antidote Cleanse the stuffd bosom of that perilous stuff Which weighs upon the heart?
Page 53 - Down in the human heart, crushed by the tempter, Feelings lie buried that grace can restore ; Touched by a loving heart, wakened by kindness, Chords that were broken will vibrate once more.
Page 14 - Provided, that if such adopting parent shall have other children, the adopted shall share the inheritance only as one of them in case of intestacy; and he, she or they shall respectively inherit from and through each other, as if all had been the lawful children of the same parent.
Page 74 - Men think it is an awful sight To see a soul just set adrift On that drear voyage from whose night The ominous shadows never lift ; But 'tis more awful to behold A helpless infant newly born, Whose little hands unconscious hold The keys of darkness and of morn.
Page xlii - Strip it naked, and you stand face to face with the notion that not alone the more ignoble forms of animalcular or animal life, not alone the nobler forms of the horse and lion, not alone the exquisite and wonderful mechanism of the human body, but that the human mind itself — emotion, intellect, will, and all their phenomena — were once latent in a fiery cloud.
Page 13 - ... for leave to adopt a minor child not theirs by birth, and for a change of the name of such child.
Page xliii - Madness is one of the curses imposed by the wrath of the ALMIGHTY on his people for their sins ; and deliverance from it is not the least of the miracles performed by CHRIST.
Page 14 - By the Act of Pennsylvania of May 4th 1855 the child was to "assume the name of the adopting parent and have all the rights of a child and heir of such adopting parent and be subject to the duties of such child:
Page 14 - ... court in the county where he or she may be resident, declaring such desire, and that he or she will perform all the duties of a parent to such child...
Page 14 - That should such adopted child die intestate, without leaving wife or husband, issue or their descendants, surviving him or her, seized of any rea'l estate or owning any personal property which may have come to such child by gift, devise or descent from such adopting father or mother, such property so coming to such adopted child shall, on its death, descend to the heirs of said adopting father or mother the same as if such child had never been adopted.

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