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Ideas For Boys

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Author: Walter W. Ross
Published: 1915
Language: English
Wordcount: 35,365 / 101 pg
Flesch-Kincaid Reading Ease: 68.1
LoC Category: BF
Downloads: 8,255
Added to site: 2007.06.06
mnybks.net#: 17195
Genre: Non-fiction
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ther feels that his boy is a part of himself, and to an extent lives his life over again with him, and there is nothing he desires more than to have his boy develop into an honorable and useful man. Aye, he will sacrifice everything, if necessary, to help his boy along. The boy in turn must honor, love and obey his parent, he must remember that the parent is much older than he is, that he has had many more years of experience and study, and knows many things which the immature boy cannot know. He must on all occasions show his parents due respect, and he will gain in many ways if he remembers to be always respectful to persons older than himself. Every boy must learn to obey promptly, this will help him to know how to command later on. The smart, intelligent boy does learn obedience; the dumb, bullheaded boy will only learn by his own experience.

Knowing how to profit by the experience of others is a secret of progress.

Just as a boy was leaving his home to spend the day upon an excursion boat,

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