The societies


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • The societies bodies that began to be organised in 1681 for the maintenance of Presbyterian worship in the face of persecution—ultimately forming the Reformed Presbyterian Church
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Additional illustrations & photos:

The Little Folks Humane Society The Little Folks Humane Society
Diploma of the Highland Society Diploma of the Highland Society


  • Madame Dudevant
    Madame Dudevant
    “Rules of society are nothing; ones conscience is the umpire.”
  • Margaret Mead
    “We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.”
  • Karl Marx
    “The history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles.”
  • Gerald F. Lieberman
    Gerald F. Lieberman
    “In our society a man is known by the company he owns.”
  • John Adams
    “The happiness of society is the end of government.”
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    “Society always consists in the greatest part, of young and foolish persons.”


Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—L. sociabilissociāre, to associate—socius, a companion.


In literature:

We must not be lured into pursuing the general wealth, prosperity or glory of the society to which we belong.
"Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle" by H. N. Brailsford
It was, in itself, a natural outcome of natural causes, arising out of the needs of primitive societies.
"The Truth About Woman" by C. Gasquoine Hartley
You are asking this question in the Society.
"Phemie Frost's Experiences" by Ann S. Stephens
Lawrence, I. J.: The Society of Nations.
"History of Human Society" by Frank W. Blackmar
We need to know how extensive the society is whose activities we are examining.
"Essentials of Economic Theory" by John Bates Clark
The Society is not only ready to pass, but it is constantly bestowing its censure upon abolition societies.
"Thoughts on African Colonization" by William Lloyd Garrison
There are theatres, with a bar, and with the society of lost women.
"Household Papers and Stories" by Harriet Beecher Stowe
This cannot be done by retiring ourselves from the society of the world, and spending a recluse life in selfish devotion.
"The Writings Of Thomas Paine, Complete" by Thomas Paine
The poem expresses the current opinion of the society, on which King Charles II.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
But another portion is consumed by the members of the society.
"Landmarks of Scientific Socialism" by Friedrich Engels

In poetry:

In such society as this
My weary soul would rest;
The man that dwells where Jesus is
Must be for ever blest.
"Hymn 152" by Isaac Watts
"Fairest! choose the fairest members
Of our lithe society;
June's glories and September's
Show our love and piety.
"To Ellen, At The South" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
For she staked her all on conquest
Of the voluptuous host,
With society's devotees
Bet high, played long and lost.
"Ida" by Samuel Alfred Beadle
"Now blaze away, my children!
With your little one-two-three!"
The Chassepots tore the stout young heart,
And saved Society.
"A Triumph Of Order" by John Hay
The rich man is invisible
In the crowd of his gay society;
But the poor man's delight
Is a sore in the sight,
And a stench in the nose of piety.
"Rich & Poor; or Saint & Sinner" by Thomas Love Peacock
Oh, thou demon Drink, thou fell destroyer;
Thou curse of society, and its greatest annoyer.
What hast thou done to society, let me think?
I answer thou hast caused the most of ills, thou demon Drink.
"The Demon Drink" by William Topaz McGonagall

In news:

The society awarded him $729,000 for research.
DENVER— The Society of Broadcast Engineers will pay special tribute to its founder John Battison who died in August, at its national meeting in Denver, Oct 22-23 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel at Denver International Airport.
HII employee Joey Melendez receives the Society of Professional Hispanic Engineers' STAR Award for outstanding community service.
The annual meeting of the Society was sparsely attended with only 21 present.
Acts as a coordinating body for all awards and honors that are not governed by the Society's by-laws.
Covenant Health receives highest rating from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons.
Photo courtesy of the Society of Bluffton Artists.
TEL AVIV — They are mainstays of the society pages and glossy magazines.
Hill also expressed his gratitude to all those gathered, for their support in working towards reaching the goal set by the society's membership committee.
One of the four pillars of the Society of Professional Journalists' code of ethics is to "minimize harm".
QUARTERLY Magazine of the Society for Modeling & Simulation International.
The purpose of the Society is to promote scholarly activity in mathematics among the students in academic institutions.
We spoke with a member of the society's executive director and asked them how this could happen.
The Colorado-Wyoming Chapter of the National MS Society recognized its 2012 outstanding Western Slope volunteers at the Society's annual meeting held Saturday, Oct 20.
The society says 2 to 4 inches of mulch in a cone is "over- mulching ".

In science:

To appear in Transactions of the American Mathematical Society.
Invariants of Welded Virtual Knots Via Crossed Module Invariants of Knotted Surfaces
Fellowship from the Harvard Society of Fellows.
Notes on Superconformal Chern-Simons-Matter Theories
Lectures on the combinatorics of free probability, volume 335 of London Mathematical Society Lecture Note Series.
From random matrices to random analytic functions
Vu, Random discrete matrices, (to appear in the proceeding ”Horizons in Combinatorics”, by Bolyai Janos society).
On the Rank of Random Sparse Matrices
Chakrabarty, “Why is it Difficult to Find Millisecond X-Ray Pulsars?,” in Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, 2004, vol. 36 of Bulletin of the American Astronomical Society, p. 955. ˘gü¸s, M. A.
Accreting neutron star spins and the equation of state