The Charity Organisation Reporter, المجلدات 10-11

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Society for Organising Charitable Relief and Repressing Mendicity, 1882

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الصفحة 130 - And in those days, when the number of the disciples was multiplied, there arose a murmuring of the Grecians against the Hebrews, because their widows were neglected in the daily ministration.
الصفحة 130 - Then the twelve called the multitude of the disciples unto them, and said, It is not reason that we should leave the word of God, and serve tables. Wherefore, brethren, look ye out among you seven men of honest report, full of the Holy Ghost and wisdom, whom we may appoint over this business. But we will give ourselves continually to prayer, and to the ministry of the word.
الصفحة 130 - And the saying pleased the whole multitude, and they chose Stephen, a man full of faith and of the Holy Ghost, and Philip and Prochorus and Nicanor and Timon and Parmenas and Nicolas, a proselyte of Antioch, whom they set before the apostles; and when they had prayed, they laid their hands on them.
الصفحة 167 - The main object of the Society is the improvement of the condition of the poor, (1) by bringing about cooperation between the Charities and the Poor Law, and amongst the "Charities; (2) by securing due investigation and fitting action in all cases; and (3) by repressing mendicity.
الصفحة 22 - ... good or harm. Great good, no doubt, philanthropy does, but then it also does great evil. It augments so much vice, it multiplies so much suffering, it brings to life such great populations to suffer and to be vicious, that it is open to argument whether it be or be not an evil to the world, and this is entirely because excellent people fancy that they can de much by rapid action — that they will most benefit the world when they most relieve their own feelings ; that as soon as an evil is seen...
الصفحة 41 - You would not doubt it, if you could have a peep at the letters which pour in upon me. I have sometimes thought of giving William Chambers a hint for an amusing paper in his journal upon the miseries of a popular man. First, half the mad people in the country who are still at large, and they are legion, address their incoherent ravings to the most notorious man of the hour. Next, the kindred tribe who think themselves poets, who are more difficult than the mad people to deal with, send their doggerel...
الصفحة 41 - Hill ) in a hearty goodwill towards the great body of the. working classes ; but my sympathy is not of that morbid kind which would lead me to despond over their future prospects. Nor do I partake of that spurious humanity which would indulge in an unreasoning kind of philanthropy at the expense of the independence of the great bulk of the community.
الصفحة 23 - Guardians, to supply such relief (not being in money) as the case on his own view, or on the certificate of the District Medical Officer, may seem to require. No. 6. In every case of sudden or urgent necessity, to afford such relief to the destitute person as may be requisite, either by giving such person an order of admission into the Workhouse, and conveying him thereto if necessary, or by affording him relief out of the Workhouse, provided that the same be not given in money, whether such destitute...
الصفحة 241 - ... later years sufficient with the surplus of the earlier ones, properly invested at interest, to meet the claims as they increase with age. " It is too often supposed that a Society which has funds in hand is solvent. If the funds at the end of one year are larger than they •were the year before, it is too often supposed that the Society must be prosperous. But it is not so. A trader is not necessarily able to pay all he owes because he has a few pounds in his till. He is not necessarily prosperous...
الصفحة 204 - ... oppressed — you violate your law of life, you comprehend not that Religion which will be the guide and blessing of the future. But what can each of you, singly, do for the moral improvement and progress of Humanity ? You can from time to time give sterile utterance to your belief; you may, on some rare occasions, perform some act of charity towards a brother man not belonging to your own land ; — no more. But charity is not the watchword of the Faith of the Future.

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