Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

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The volume for 1886 is a report of the proceedings of the "Conference on temperance legislation, London, 1886."

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Stran 744 - Haply, the river of Time As it grows, as the towns on its marge Fling their wavering lights On a wider, statelier stream, May acquire, if not the calm Of its early mountainous shore, Yet a solemn peace of its own.
Stran 626 - Indirect, by concealing from the purchaser any fact known to the vendor material to be known by the purchaser, to enable him to judge of the value of the article purchased : "(2) By conciliating the conflicting interests of the capitalist, the worker, and the purchaser, through an equitable division among them of the fund commonly known as Profit: " (3) By preventing the waste of labour now caused by unregulated competition.
Stran 528 - The art of preserving health; that is, of obtaining the most perfect action of body and mind during as long a period as is consistent with the laws of life. In other words, it aims at rendering growth more perfect, decay less rapid, life more vigorous, death more remote.
Stran 84 - For she is the breath of the power of God, and a pure influence flowing from, the glory of the Almighty; therefore can no defiled thing fall into her.
Stran 310 - To prepare us for complete living is the function which education has to discharge ; and the only rational mode of judging of any educational course is, to judge in what degree it discharges such function.
Stran 114 - England alone among the nations of the earth has maintained for centuries a constitutional polity ; and her liberties may be ascribed, above all things, to her free local institutions. Since the days of their Saxon ancestors', her sons have learned, at their own gates, the duties and responsibilities of citizens.
Stran 422 - Every person who causes to fall or flow, or knowingly permits to fall or flow or to be carried into any stream any poisonous noxious or polluting liquid proceeding from any factory or manufacturing process, shall (subject as in this Act mentioned) be deemed to have committed an offence against this Act.
Stran 743 - And we say that repose has fled For ever the course of the river of Time. That cities will crowd to its edge In a blacker, incessanter line; That the din will be more on its banks, Denser the trade on its stream, Flatter the plain where it flows, Fiercer the sun overhead.
Stran 84 - For wisdom, which is the worker of all things, taught me : for in her is an understanding spirit, holy, one only, manifold, subtil, lively, clear, undefiled, plain, not subject to hurt, loving the thing that is good, quick, which cannot be letted, ready to do good.
Stran 272 - Where proceedings are taken against any person for having received goods knowing them to be stolen, or for having in his possession stolen property, evidence may be given at any stage of the proceedings that there was found in the possession of such person other property stolen within the preceding period of twelve months, and such evidence may be taken into consideration for the purpose of proving that such person knew the property to be stolen which forms the subject of the proceedings taken against...

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