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Two Boys in Wyoming

A Tale of Adventure

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Author: Edward S. Ellis (R.H. Jayne)
Language: English
Wordcount: 71,959 / 206 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 82.7
LoC Category: PS
Downloads: 933
Added to site: 2006.12.31
mnybks.net#: 15682
Genre: Adventure

Northwest Series, No. 3

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think of it?"

"You know we have always agreed that many parents injure their children by undue indulgence."

"True, and we have been indulgent to ours, but not improperly so. A great deal depends upon the children themselves. Jack and Fred are obedient, studious, and have good principles. If we should say 'No' to this scheme of theirs they would be disappointed, almost beyond what we can understand, but neither would protest or sulk. They would study just as hard as ever. It is that which appeals to us. If they were sullen and dissatisfied we wouldn't care; but, John, you and I have each been blessed with model sons, and they are entitled to privileges which it would not be safe to grant to other boys. I confess I feel like sending both out to Wyoming for an outing."

"Of course it would spoil the enjoyment of Jack unless he could take Fred with him, but what excuse shall we make, Doc?"

How reluctant a father is to appear weak and too conciliatory toward his child! These two men had

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