The Social Evil, with Special Reference to Conditions Existing in the City of New York

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Page 301 - The book is cleverly written and is one of the best works of its kind ever put before the public. It will be interesting to all readers, and especially to those interested in the study of science."— New Haven Leader.
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Page 160 - Because it is unjust to punish the sex who are the victims of a vice, and leave unpunished the sex who are the main cause, both of the vice and its dreaded consequences...
Page 302 - ... anthropological theories. No one seems to have been better acquainted with the very great body of facts represented by these sciences.
Page 137 - A guest of a hotel, within the meaning of this exception to section thirty-one of this act, is: 1 . A person who in good faith occupies a room in a hotel as a temporary home, and pays the regular customary charges for such occupancy, but who^loes not occupy such room for the purpose of having liquor served therein ; or, 2.
Page 135 - It shall not be lawful for any corporation, association, copartnership or person, whether having paid such tax or not, to sell, offer or expose for sale, or give away, any iiquor: a. On Sunday; or before five o'clock in the morning on Monday; or b.
Page 148 - ... better moral education, minors more and more withdrawn from the clutches of vice by means of reformatories, the spread of contagion checked by more adequate hospital accommodations, the evil itself unceasingly condemned by public opinion as a sin against morality, and punished as a crime with stringent penalties whenever it takes the form of a public nuisance...
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