Proceedings of the Annual Session of the Association Volume 43

Proceedings of the Annual Session of the Association Volume 43

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1923 edition. Excerpt: ...to happiness is that a man be born in a famous city," or it might be said today of the present happiness of all of us that the first requisite to happiness is to be the guests of the native sons and daughters of this famous city, Cincinnati. The mail bag of the president of a state bar association is filled with many communications, ranging from letters illegibly written with lead pencil on scrap paper to printed pamphlets and well bound books. In all there is the cry for reform of the law, lawyers, judges and juries, and of government in general. just recently through the mails I received a page torn from the Saturday Evening Post upon which was closely written a complaint from a former school friend of mine, asking that I as President of the Ohio State Bar Association, help deliver him from the local insane asylum where he has been for the past ten years, as he claims to be wrongfully confined. He was unable to mail the communication in regular form so he threw it outside the grounds with instructions to any passerby to mail it to me, as of great importance. Other communications received are of great value. One coming to me from Daniel. Ryan of Columbus, Ohio, ---. one of Ohio's literati, --on the subject of "Historic Failures in Applied Socialism," brings to me new thought from an old source for my subject. In his discussion of the ideal state Mr. Ryan necessarily goes back to Plato's Republic wherein the philosopher first created an ideal people, and so made it a perfect commonwealth. In tracing the rise of a state Plato says: "Man, isolated from his fellowmen, is not self-suflicient. Hence the origin of society, and of the state, which required the concurrence of four or five men at least, who...show more

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  • Paperback | 86 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 168g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236916816
  • 9781236916815