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The Young Man's Guide

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Published: 1835
Language: English
Wordcount: 87,213 / 256 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 59
LoC Category: BL
Downloads: 4,480
Added to site: 2007.12.15 19382

The object of this book is to elevate and reform.

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hionable education in fault. 6. Sobriety. Definition of the term. An anecdote. Love of mental and bodily excitement usually connected. 7. Industry. How to judge whether a person is industrious. 8. Early rising. A mark of industry. Late rising difficult of cure. 9. Frugality. Its importance shown. 10. Personal Neatness. Its comforts. 11. A good temper. Its importance illustrated. 12. Accomplishments. 263-305



Section I. Inconstancy and Seduction.--Constancy. Its importance illustrated by an example. Cruelty of sporting with the affections of a female. Opinion of Burgh. 306-313

Section II. Licentiousness.--Most common in cities. New Orleans. Hint to legislators. A horrid picture. Not wholly imaginary. Avoid the first erring step. Example of premature decrepitude. Anecdote of C. S. Solitary vice. This vice compared with intemp



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