The ... Annual Report of the New York Society for the Suppression of Vice, Volume 23

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Page 55 - ... to impress on the minds of children and youth committed to their care and instruction the principles of piety, justice, and a sacred regard to truth, love to their country, humanity and universal benevolence, sobriety, industry and frugality, chastity, moderation and temperance, and those other virtues which are the ornament of human society, and the basis upon which a republican constitution is founded...
Page 56 - ... any law for the suppression of the trade in, and circulation of obscene literature and illustrations, advertisements and articles of indecent and immoral use, as it is or may be forbidden by the laws of this state, or of the United States.
Page 50 - ... the Persian ideal might be worthy of our study. At the age of fourteen, — the age we turn our children adrift from school, and do nothing for them, — the Persians gave their young nobles the four best masters whom they could find to teach their boys wisdom, justice, temperance, and courage, — wisdom including worship, justice including the duty of unswerving truthfulness through life, temperance including mastery over sensual temptations, courage including a free mind opposed to all things...
Page 16 - It would, we conceive, be no answer to an indictment under the statute for the sale of an obscene picture, that it was sold to a person not liable to be injured by it, or that it was a picture, in respect to execution, of distinguished merit.
Page 56 - ... affairs, shall have power to form a code of by-laws, not inconsistent with the laws of this State, or of the United States, which code, when formed and adopted at a regular meeting, shall, until modified or rescinded, be equally binding as this act upon the...
Page 56 - York, and such other persons as may be associated with them, in conformity to this act, and their successors, are hereby constituted and created a body corporate, by the name of " The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals.
Page 54 - I spent a good deal of time floating about the lake. The landing-place to which my boat is tethered is ruinous, like the chapel and palace, and my embarkation causes quite a stir in the sleepy little village. Small boys leave their games and mud-pies, and gather...
Page 51 - How can I best train up my boy in the way he should go ? " " By going that way yourself,
Page 50 - The ancient Persians were worshippers of fire and of the sun ; most of their children would have been probably unable to pass the most elementary examination in physiology, but assuredly the Persian ideal might be worthy of our study. At the age...
Page 50 - At the age of fourteen — the age we turn our children adrift from school, and do nothing for them — the Persians gave their young nobles the four best masters whom they could find to teach their boys wisdom, justice, temperance, and courage — wisdom including worship, justice including the duty of unswerving truthfulness through life, temperance including mastery over sensual temptations, courage including a free mind opposed to all things coupled with guilt."* From my point of view, the main...

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