Chapters on Social Sciences as Connected with the Administration of State Charities

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Priv. print. [by Allen, Lane & Scott], 1877 - 448 sider
 

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Side 154 - ... line upon line, line upon line, precept upon precept, precept upon precept...
Side 35 - That the selectmen of every town in the several precincts and quarters where they dwell, shall have a vigilant eye over their brethren and neighbors, to see, first, that none of them shall suffer so much barbarism in any of their families, as not to endeavor to teach by themselves or others, their children and apprentices so much learning, as may enable them perfectly to read the English tongue...
Side 301 - ... in all cases where it shall be given in evidence upon the trial of any person charged with treason, murder, or felony, that such person was insane at the time of the commission of such offence, and such person shall be acquitted, the jury shall be required to find specially whether such person was insane at the time of the commission of such offence, and to declare whether such person was acquitted by them on account of such insanity...
Side 302 - ... to be kept in strict custody in such place and in such manner as to the court shall seem fit, until his Majesty's pleasure shall be known...
Side 221 - Beyond this, no degradation, no disgrace, should be inflicted on the prisoner. His self-respect should be cultivated to the utmost, and every effort made to give back to him his manhood. A degraded dress, stripes, all disciplinary punishments that inflict unnecessary pain or humiliation, should be abolished, as of evil influence.
Side 65 - No money raised for the support of the public schools of the Commonwealth shall be appropriated to, or used for the support of, any sectarian school.
Side 147 - ... forfeit for every such neglect or refusal the sum of one hundred dollars, and the further sum of ten dollars for every day which such neglect or refusal...
Side 336 - When the defense is insanity of the defendant the jury must be instructed, if they acquit him on that ground, to state the fact with their verdict. The court must, thereupon, if the defendant be in custody, and they deem his discharge dangerous to the public peace or safety, order him to be committed to the state lunatic asylum, until he becomes sane.
Side 35 - For as much as the good education of children is of singular behoof and benefit to any commonwealth, and whereas many parents and masters are too indulgent and negligent...
Side 331 - That the proper courts of this Commonwealth shall have power to commit to said asylum any person who, having been charged with an offense punishable by imprisonment or death, shall have been declared by the verdict of a jury or otherwise, to the satisfaction of the court, to have been insane at the time the offense was committed and who still continues insane/ "The prior act of 1751 had contained no such provision.

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