Proceedings of the Annual Congress of the American Prison Association

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Page 276 - Its object shall be to advance the science of jurisprudence, promote the administration of justice and uniformity of legislation throughout the Union, uphold the honor of the profession of the law, and encourage cordial intercourse among the members of the American Bar.
Page 43 - The vilest deeds like poison weeds Bloom well in prison-air: It is only what is good in Man That wastes and withers there: Pale Anguish keeps the heavy gate, And the Warder is Despair.
Page 114 - Or hurl the cynic's banLet me live in my house by the side of the road And be a friend to man.
Page 114 - Where the highways never ran — But let me live by the side of the road And be a friend to man. Let me live in a house by the side of the road...
Page 89 - It is not His will that any should perish, but that all should come to repentance.
Page 43 - Becomes one's heart by night. With midnight always in one's heart, And twilight in one's cell, We turn the crank, or tear the rope, Each in his separate Hell, And the silence is more awful far Than the sound of a brazen bell.
Page 214 - Any one in custody as an insane person is entitled to a writ of habeas corpus, upon a proper application made by him or some friend in his beh:ilf. Upon the return of such writ, the fact of his insanity shall be inquired into and determined.
Page 29 - Think not that I am come to destroy the law, or the prophets : I am not come to destroy, but to fulfill. For verily I say unto you, Till heaven and earth pass, one jot or one tittle shall in no wise pass from the law, till all be fulfilled.
Page 250 - ... being a common prostitute or night walker, wanders in the fields, public streets or highways, lanes or places of public meeting or gathering of people, and does not give a satisfactory account of herself...

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