Annual Report of the City Librarian

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Сторінка 43 - ... may not, make any dividend, gift, division, or bonus in money unto or between any of its members, and provided also that such society shall obtain the certificate of the barristerat-law or lord advocate, as herein-after mentioned.
Сторінка 8 - Dirleton's Doubts and Questions in the Law of Scotland, Resolved and Answered, by Sir James Steuart ; Sailm Dhaibhidh ; with fifteen other volumes and a parcel of pamphlets.
Сторінка 52 - May I reach That purest heaven, be to other souls The cup of strength in some great agony, Enkindle generous ardor, feed pure love, Beget the smiles that have no cruelty — Be the sweet presence of a good diffused, And in diffusion ever more intense. So shall I join the choir invisible Whose music is the gladness of the world.
Сторінка 50 - Draper, Becquerel; but their places are more than filled; the pace of the race is gaining, but the goal is not and never will be in sight. Since the time of Newton our knowledge of the phenomena of nature has wonderfully increased, but man asks, perhaps more earnestly now than in his days, What is the ultimate reality behind the reality of the perceptions? Are they only the pebbles of the beach with which we have been playing! Does not the ocean of ultimate reality and truth lie beyond ! STELLAR...
Сторінка 55 - ... of equal value, and in the latter case such person shall be entitled to the damaged copy on depositing the new one.
Сторінка 3 - Library is a society established for purposes of literature and science exclusively. The librarian shall have the general charge of the library, and shall be responsible for the safe keeping of the books and for all the property belonging thereto. 2. The library is supported in part by a rate levied in accordance with the Public Libraries Acts and in part by annual voluntary contributions of money and gifts of books and periodicals.
Сторінка 6 - : And whereas section ten of the Public Libraries Act (Scotland), 1867, provides for the erection of buildings " suitable for public libraries, art galleries, or museums, or each respectively," and doubts are entertained as to the meaning of those provisions: Now, therefore, it is hereby declared and enacted that — Buildings may under the said sections be erected for public libraries, public museums, schools for science, art galleries, and schools for art, or for any one or more of those objects.
Сторінка 49 - He also tried to write, and used to keep his tablets and writing-book under the pillow of his couch that when he had leisure he might practise his hand in forming letters ; but he made little progress in a task too long deferred and begun too late in life.
Сторінка 21 - Ceremonials to be observed by the Lord Mayor, Aldermen, Sheriffs, and Officers of the City of London,
Сторінка 49 - Librarian shall have the power to refuse books to any Borrower who shall neglect to comply with the Rules and Regulations of the Library; but any person so refused shall have liberty to appeal to the Library Committee.

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