The Social Evil: With Special Reference to Conditions Existing in the City of New York

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Page 307 - The book is cleverly written and is one of the best works of its kind ever put before the public. It will be interesting to all readers, and especially to those interested in the study of science."— New Haven Leader.
Page 307 - Leader. 3. — Rivers of North America. A Reading Lesson for Students of Geography and Geology. By ISRAEL C. RUSSELL, Professor of Geology, University of Michigan, author of " Lakes of North America," " Glaciers of North America," '• Volcanoes of North America,
Page 166 - Because it is unjust to punish the sex who are the victims of a vice, and leave unpunished the sex who are the main cause, both of the vice and its dreaded consequences...
Page 308 - ... anthropological theories. No one seems to have been better acquainted with the very great body of facts represented by these sciences.
Page 143 - A guest of a hotel, within the meaning of this exception to section thirty-one of this act, is: 1 . A person who in good faith occupies a room in a hotel as a temporary home, and pays the regular customary charges for such occupancy, but who^loes not occupy such room for the purpose of having liquor served therein ; or, 2.
Page 141 - It shall not be lawful for any corporation, association, copartnership or person, whether having paid such tax or not, to sell, offer or expose for sale, or give away, any iiquor: a. On Sunday; or before five o'clock in the morning on Monday; or b.
Page 310 - ... explanations of naturalism. 23 — Mosquito Life. The Habits and Life Cycles of the Known Mosquitoes of the United States ; Methods for their Control ; and Keys for Easy Identification of the Species in their various Stages, An account based on the Investigation of the Late James William Uupree.
Page 310 - The chapters on Time and Action, Reaction Time. Thinking Time, Rhythmic Action, and Power and Will are most interesting. This book should be carefully read by every one who desires to be familiar with the advances made in the study of the mind, which advances, in the last twenty-five years, have been quite as striking and epoch-making as the strides made in the more material lines of knowledge.
Page 154 - ... better moral education, minors more and more withdrawn from the clutches of vice by means of reformatories, the spread of contagion checked by more adequate hospital accommodations, the evil itself unceasingly condemned by public opinion as a sin against morality, and punished as a crime with stringent penalties whenever it takes the form of a public nuisance...
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