Annual Report of the Executive Committee of the Prison Association of New York, Band 25

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Seite 445 - Senate, who shall hold office for ten years, except that the first appointed shall, in such manner as the Legislature may direct, be so classified that the term of one person so appointed shall expire at the end of each two years during the first ten years, and vacancies occurring shall be filled in like manner.
Seite x - The support and encouragement of reformed convicts after their discharge, by affording them the means of obtaining an honest livelihood, and sustaining them in their efforts at reform. ARTICLE II.
Seite 209 - Where the saints of all ages in harmony meet, Their Saviour and brethren, transported, to greet ; While the anthems of rapture unceasingly roll, And the smile of the Lord is the feast of the soul.
Seite xii - ... and may designate their duties. And the said executive committee shall make an annual report to the Legislature and to the corporation of the city of New York, of the number of...
Seite 209 - Who, who would live alway, away from his God; Away from yon heaven, that blissful abode, Where the rivers of pleasure flow o'er the bright plains, And the noontide of glory eternally reigns...
Seite 367 - ... obtain. In different ways, therefore, during my command, I have applied this powerful stimulant ; and the excellent results it has always yielded, and the powerful germs of reform which are constantly developed under its influence...
Seite 367 - And the moral object of penal establishments is thus also, in fact, defeated, which should be not so much to inflict pain as to correct, to receive men idle and ill-intentioned, and return them to society, if possible, honest and industrious citizens.
Seite xiii - SECRETARY'S OFFICE. ) I have compared the preceding with an original law on file in this office, and do certify that the same is a correct transcript therefrom and of the whole of said original.
Seite 157 - The Spirit of the Lord God is upon me, because the Lord hath anointed me to preach good tidings unto the meek ; he hath sent me to bind up the broken-hearted, to proclaim liberty to the captive, and the opening of the prison to them that are bound.
Seite 58 - A system of prison discipline, to be truly reformatory, must gain the will of the convict. He is to be amended; but how is this possible with his mind in a state of hostility? No system can hope to succeed which does not secure this harmony of wills, so that the prisoner shall choose for himself what his officer chooses for him.

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