Report of the Committee of the Society for the Improvement of Prison Discipline, and for the Reformation of Juvenile Offenders, Bände 6-7

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Seite 122 - Of law there can be no less acknowledged, than that her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world ; all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power...
Seite 122 - ... her seat is the bosom of God, her voice the harmony of the world : all things in heaven and earth do her homage, the very least as feeling her care, and the greatest as not exempted from her power : both Angels and men and creatures of what condition soever, though each in different sort and manner, yet all with uniform consent, admiring her as the mother of their peace and joy.
Seite 76 - Act, the Justices shall adopt such Plans as shall afford the most effectual Means for the Security, Classification, Health, Inspection, Employment and Religious and Moral Instruction of the Prisoners ; the Building shall be so constructed or applied, and the Keepers
Seite 32 - ... behaviour, and condition of the prisoners, the means of setting them to work, the amount of their earnings, and the expenses attending the prison, and...
Seite 293 - Esquires, and others their fellows, justices of our said Lord the King, assigned to keep the peace in the county aforesaid, and also to hear and determine divers felonies, trespasses, and other misdemeanors committed in the same county.
Seite 290 - I have the honour to acquaint you, for the information of the Right Honourable the Governor.
Seite 100 - In the preamble it states, in a beautiful and simple strain of eloquence, that " Nothing is more godly, more sure, more to be wished and desired betwixt a prince, the supreme head and ruler, and the subjects whose governor and head he is, than on the prince's part great clemency and indulgency, and rather too much forgiveness and remission of his royal power and just punishment, than exact severity and justice to be showed; and, on the subjects...
Seite 293 - Year of the Reign of Our Sovereign Lord George the Fourth by the Grace of God of the United Kingdom...
Seite 102 - Crescente malitia, crescere debuit et pcena;" yet neither will the King exceed the usual punishment of law, nor invent any new torture or torment for them*, but is graciously pleased to afford them as well an ordinary course of trial as an ordinary punishment, much inferior to their offence.
Seite 315 - Nine of those poor outcasts from society, 3 boys and 6 girls, clothed in rags, with squalid countenances,were brought in from the police office, and placed before the audience. An address appropriate to so novel an occasion was made by a member of the board, and not an individual, it may safely be affirmed, was present, whose warmest feelings did not vibrate in unison with the philanthropic views which led to the foundation of this house of refuge.

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