How to Get on in the World

A Ladder to Practical Success

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Published: 1895
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,743 / 211 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 66.1
LoC Categories: GT, HG
Downloads: 7,652
Added to site: 2007.02.17
mnybks.net#: 16065
Origin: gutenberg.org
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s in life. What they did once, their descendants have still and always a right to do after them; and their example lives in their country, a continual stimulant and encouragement for him who has the soul to adopt it."

It would be well for every young man, eager for success and anxious to form a character that will achieve it, to commit to memory the advice of Bishop Middleton:

Persevere against discouragements. Keep your temper. Employ leisure in study, and always have some work in hand. Be punctual and methodical in business, and never procrastinate. Never be in a hurry. Preserve self-possession, and do not be talked out of a conviction. Rise early, and be an economist of time. Maintain dignity without the appearance of pride; manner is something with everybody, and everything with some. Be guarded in discourse, attentive, and slow to speak. Never acquiesce in immoral or pernicious opinions.

Be not forward to assign reasons to those who have no right to ask. Think nothing in conduct unim

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