Transactions of the National Association for the Promotion of Social Science

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John W. Parker, 1866 - Great Britain
The volume for 1886 is a report of the proceedings of the "Conference on temperance legislation, London, 1886."
 

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Page 160 - But how much nobler will be the Sovereign's boast, when he shall have it to say, that he found law dear, and left it cheap ; found it a sealed book— left it a living letter ; found it the patrimony of the rich — left it the inheritance of the poor ; found it the two-edged sword of craft and oppression — left it the staff of honesty and the shield of innocence...
Page 149 - That all Actions and Proceedings which before the passing of this Act might have been brought in any of Her Majesty's Superior Courts of Record where the Plaintiff dwells more than Twenty Miles from the Defendant, or where the Cause of Action did not arise wholly or in some material Point within the Jurisdiction of the Court within which the Defendant dwells or carries on his Business at the Time of the Action brought...
Page 114 - Where divers and sundry persons craftily obtaining into their hands great substance of other men's goods, do suddenly flee to parts unknown, or keep their houses, not minding to pay or restore to any of their creditors, their debts and duties, but at their own wills and pleasures consume the substance obtained by credit of other men for their own pleasure and delicate living against all reason, equity and good conscience...
Page 349 - LABOUR, FINANCE, AND THE WAR. Being the Results of Inquiries arranged by the Section of Economic Science and Statistics of the British Association for the Advancement of Science, during the years 1915 and 1916.
Page 25 - ... truth in courts of justice is often obstructed by incapacities created by the present law, and it is desirable that full information as to the facts in issue, both in criminal and in civil cases, should be laid before the persons who are appointed to decide upon them, and that such persons should exercise their judgment on the credit of the witnesses adduced, and on the truth of their testimony...
Page 219 - That is found wandering and not having any Home or settled Place of Abode, or proper Guardianship, or visible Means of Subsistence...
Page 157 - QC, had given notice of a motion in the House of Commons for a Select Committee " to inquire into the condition of our Army before Sebastopol, and into the conduct of those departments of the Government whose duty it has been to minister to the wants of that Army.
Page 351 - The average of women's wages, in the departments requiring the most skill, is $2,50 per week, exclusive of board.
Page 111 - Rule XVII Contributory Values The contribution to a general average shall be made upon the actual net values of the property at the termination of the adventure...
Page 104 - ... in the pound or dying in insolvent circumstances, the lender of any such loan as aforesaid shall not be entitled to recover any portion of his principal, or of the profits or interest payable in respect of such loan, nor shall...

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