Proceedings of the Annual Congress of the American Prison Association

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Page 42 - there is more joy in heaven over one sinner that repenteth, than over ninety and nine just persons that need no repentance.
Page 48 - And he arose, and came to his father. But when he was yet a great way off, his father saw him, and had compassion, and ran, and fell on his neck, and kissed him.
Page 313 - That the care, custody and discipline of a child shall approximate as nearly as may be that which should be given by its parents, and in all cases where it can properly be done, the child to be placed in an approved family home and become a member of the family by legal adoption or otherwise.
Page 31 - Create in me a clean heart, 0 God ; and renew a right spirit within me.
Page 220 - ... that there is a reasonable probability that such prisoner will live and remain at liberty without violating the laws, and if in the opinion of the Board such release is not incompatible with the welfare of society, the Board may in its discretion authorize the release of such prisoner on parole.
Page 145 - Rowlev. number of about threescore families, and were the first people that set upon making of Cloth in this Western World; for which end they built a fulling mill, and caused their little ones to be very diligent in spinning cotten wooll, many of them having been clothiers in England...
Page 313 - This act shall be liberally construed to the end that its purpose may be carried out, to wit, that the care, custody, and discipline of the child shall approximate as nearly as may be that which should be given by its parents...
Page 181 - The LORD, the LORD, a God full of compassion and gracious, slow to anger, and plenteous in mercy and truth; keeping mercy for thousands, forgiving iniquity and transgression and sin...
Page 220 - That every prisoner who has been or may hereafter be convicted of any offense against the United States and is confined in execution of the judgment of such conviction in any United States penitentiary or prison, for a definite term or terms of over one year, or for the term of his natural life, whose record of conduct shows that he has observed the rules of such institution, and who, if sentenced for a definite term...

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