Charities and the Commons: A Weekly Journal of Philanthropy and Social Advance, Volume 15; Volume 18

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Publication Committee of the New York Charity Organization Society, 1907 - Charities

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Page 59 - A movement to fulfill these conditions must consist of one great industrial union embracing all industries, — providing for craft autonomy locally, industrial autonomy internationally, and working class unity generally. It must be founded on the class struggle, and its general administration must be conducted in harmony with the recognition of the irrepressible conflict between the capitalist class and the working class.
Page 74 - ... stating the date of sale, the name and address of the purchaser, the name and quantity of the...
Page 322 - Now what does this Let Him Be Poor mean? It means let him be weak. Let him be ignorant. Let him become a nucleus of disease. Let him be a standing exhibition and example of ugliness and dirt. Let him have rickety children. Let him be cheap and let him drag his fellows down to his price by selling himself to do their work. Let his habitations turn our cities into poisonous congeries of slums.
Page 159 - Tuberculosis and the Committee on the Prevention of Tuberculosis of the Charity Organization Society of The City of New York, at the Museum of Natural History, from November 27 to December 9, 1905.
Page 428 - And herein is that saying true, One soweth, and another reapeth. I sent you to reap that whereon ye bestowed no labor: other men labored, and ye are entered into their labors.
Page 428 - Till our dream shall become their present, And their work in the world be done. They had no vision amazing Of the goodly house they are raising; They had no divine foreshowing Of the land to which they are going: But on one man's soul it hath broken, A light that doth not depart; And his look, or a word he hath spoken, Wrought flame in another man's heart.
Page 364 - And all meadows with the clover blossoms and butterflies thereof; the woods and their appurtenances; the squirrels and birds, and echoes and strange noises, and all distant places which may be visited, together with the adventures there found. And I give to said boys each his own place at the fireside at night, with all pictures that may be seen in the burning wood, to enjoy without let or hindrance and without any incumbrance of care.
Page 363 - Charles Lounsberry, being of sound and disposing mind and memory, do hereby make and publish this my last will and testament, in order, as justly as may be, to distribute my interest in the world among succeeding men.
Page 322 - What you call crime is nothing: a murder here and a theft there, a blow now and a curse then: what do they matter? they are only the accidents and illnesses of life: there are not fifty genuine professional criminals in London. But there are millions of poor people, abject people, dirty people, ill-fed, illclothed people.
Page 322 - Our children's children may learn with amazement how we thought it a natural social phenomenon that men should die in their prime, leaving wives and children in terror of want ; that accidents should make an army of maimed dependents; that there should not be enough houses for workers ; and that epidemics should sweep away multitudes as autumn sweeps away summer insects.

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