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Page 145 - There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance ; that imitation is suicide ; that he must take himself for better, for worse, as his portion ; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
Page 231 - THE PREVENTABLE CAUSES OF DISEASE, INJURY, AND DEATH IN AMERICAN MANUFACTORIES AND WORKSHOPS, AND THE BEST MEANS AND APPLIANCES FOR PREVENTING AND AVOIDING THEM.
Page 139 - The planets, all the infinite host of heaven, Are shining on the sad abodes of death, Through the still lapse of ages. All that tread The globe are but a handful to the tribes That slumber in its bosom.
Page 266 - The health officers may make regulations for the prevention and removal of nuisances, and such other regulations relating to the public health as in their judgment the health and safety of the people may require...
Page 202 - On women the effects of this forcing system are, if possible, even more injurious than on men. Being in great measure debarred from those vigorous and enjoyable exercises of body by which boys mitigate the evils of excessive study, girls feel these evils in their full intensity. Hence, the much smaller proportion of them who grow up well-made and healthy.
Page 127 - A residence on or near a damp soil, whether that dampness be inherent in the soil itself, or caused by percolation from adjacent ponds, rivers, meadows, marshes or springy soils, is one of the primal causes of consumption in Massachusetts, probably in New England, and possibly in other portions of the globe. Second. Consumption can be checked in its career, and possibly, nay probably, prevented in some instances, by attention to this law.
Page 264 - When any vault, privy, cesspool, or drain shall become offensive or obstructed, the same shall be cleansed and made free; and the owner, agent, occupant, or other person having charge of the premises in which any vault, privy, cesspool, or drain may be situated, the state or condition of which shall be a violation of the provisions of this chapter, shall remove, cleanse, alter, amend, or repair the same within such reasonable time, after notice in writing to that effect shall be given to either of...
Page 18 - ... and the board may establish rules and regulations for this purpose. SECTION 2. Whoever violates the provisions of this act, or any rule or regulation of the state board of health made under authority hereof shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor and be liable to a fine not exceeding twenty-five dollars for each offence.