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Page 228 - June of that year, the various sums of money received from the library fund and from other sources, and how such moneys have been expended, and for what purposes; the number of books and periodicals on hand; the number added by purchase, gift, or otherwise, during the year; the number lost or missing; the number of visitors attending; the number of books loaned out, and the general character of such books; with such other statistics, information, and suggestions as they may deem of general interest.
Page 42 - A servant with this clause makes drudgery divine; who sweeps a room, as for thy laws, makes that and the action fine.
Page 226 - July of each year, appoint as before three directors, to take the place of the retiring directors who shall hold office for three years, and until their successors are appointed.
Page 30 - I hold you will not compass your poor ends Of barley-feeding and material ease, Without a poet's individualism To work your universal. It takes a soul, To move a body : it takes a high-souled man, To move the masses . . even to a cleaner stye : It takes the ideal, to blow a hair's-breadth off The dust of the actual. — Ah, your Fouriers failed, Because not poets enough to understand That life develops from within.
Page 227 - ... shall have power to appoint a suitable librarian and necessary assistants, and fix their compensation, and shall also have power to remove such appointees ; and shall, in general, carry out the spirit and intent of this act, in establishing and maintaining a public library and reading room.
Page 226 - Said directors shall, immediately after appointment, meet and organize, by the election of one of their number president, and by the election of such other officers as they may deem necessary. They shall make and adopt such by-laws, rules, and regulations for their own guidance and for the government of the library and reading room, as may be expedient, not inconsistent with this act.
Page 228 - ... to be held and controlled by such board, when accepted, according to the terms of the deed, gift, devise or bequest of such property ; and as to such property the...
Page 226 - Said directors shall hold office, one-third for one year, one-third for two years, and one-third for three years, from the...
Page 47 - It is that in Virginia and the Carolinas they have a vast multitude of slaves. Where this is the case in any part of the world, those who are free are by far the most proud and jealous of their freedom. Freedom is to them not only an enjoyment, but a kind of rank and privilege.