Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science
George Woodyatt Hastings, Sir Edwin Pears
John W. Parker, 1870 - Great Britain
The volume for 1886 is a report of the proceedings of the "Conference on temperance legislation, London, 1886."
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Page 250 - And if any mischief follow, then thou shalt give life for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot, burning for burning, wound for wound, stripe for stripe.
Page 560 - Two men I honour, and no third. First, the toilworn Craftsman that with earth-made Implement laboriously conquers the earth, and makes her man's. Venerable to me is the hard Hand; crooked, coarse; wherein notwithstanding lies a cunning virtue indefeasibly royal, as of the Sceptre of this Planet.
Page 508 - Years ; and every Person, who shall aid, abet, counsel, or procure the Commission of any Misdemeanor punishable under this Act, shall be liable to be indicted and punished as a principal Offender.
Page 101 - The power for which a Minister is responsible in England, is not his own power, but the power of the Crown, of which he is for the time the organ. It is obvious that the Executive Councillor of a Colony is in a situation totally different.
Page 70 - Where then shall hope and fear their objects find ? Must dull suspense corrupt the stagnant mind ? Must helpless man, in ignorance sedate, Roll darkling down the torrent of his fate...
Page 138 - ... improvident alienations, or dispositions, made by languishing or dying persons, or by other persons, to uses, called charitable uses, to take place after their deaths, to the disherison of their lawful heirs ; for remedy whereof it was enacted.
Page 549 - On these facts it was held, that it was a breach of trust on the part of the trustees, to...
Page 464 - Water, water everywhere, And not a drop to drink ! though, indeed, as regards quality, the latter Hue is almost literally true of this great city.
Page 560 - Oh, but the more venerable for thy rudeness, and even because we must pity as well as love thee! Hardlyentreated Brother! For us was thy back so bent, for us were thy straight limbs and fingers so deformed: thou wert our Conscript, on whom the lot fell, and fighting our battles wert so marred.