Reports of the Prison Discipline Society, Boston, Volume 3


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Page 186 - York, as their medical department, under the name of the College of Physicians and Surgeons in the City of New York.
Page 3 - Blessed is he that considereth the poor: the Lord will deliver him in time of trouble. The Lord will preserve him, and keep him alive; and he shall be blessed upon the earth: and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. The Lord will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing: thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 157 - For all flesh is as grass, and all the glory of man as the flower of grass. The grass withereth, and the flower thereof falleth away : but the Word of the Lord endureth for ever. And this is the Word which by the Gospel is preached unto you.
Page 8 - Annual Report of the Trustees of the State Lunatic Hospital at Worcester, Mass., for 1838, of which Horace Mann was chairman.
Page 3 - The LORD will preserve him, and keep him alive ; and he shall be blessed upon the earth : and thou wilt not deliver him unto the will of his enemies. 3 The LORD will strengthen him upon the bed of languishing : thou wilt make all his bed in his sickness.
Page 12 - Annual Report of the Directors and Superintendent of the Ohio Lunatic Asylum to the Fiftieth General Assembly of the State of Ohio, for the Year 1851.
Page 27 - As several of them thug discharged were old offenders, there was some reason to fear that they would not long behave as honest citizens. But if they have returned to their old courses, they have chosen to run the risk of being hanged in other states, rather than encounter the certainty of being confined in the penitentiary cells of this.
Page 191 - Sabbath for religious exercises. Does the result justify the change ? is the question. The undersigned is impelled by several reasons, in addition to that already suggested, to make a public reply to it. The change was, from a sense of duty, by him respectfully urged upon those having the authority to advise its adoption ; and after a careful observation, extending through a period of more than four years, of the injurious and alarming effects of solitary imprisonment upon the mental and physical...
Page 8 - To the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States. GENTLEMEN: I transmit herewith the annual report of the inspectors of the penitentiary in the District of Columbia, and beg leave to recommend the propriety of providing by law a reasonable compensation for the service of those officers. The act of Congress under which they were commissioned, though it imposes upon them important duties, in the performance of which much time and labor are necessary, is silent as...
Page 195 - ... months. In both classes of cases, I have come to the conclusion, that the derangement was produced by the abstraction of an accustomed stimulus to the brain, either natural, and requisite to a healthy action, or unnatural, and adapted to the supply of a morbid and injurious appetite, and thus necessary, by a bad habit, to the ordinary mental and physical action of the...

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