The Alkaloidal Clinic Volume 8, No. 2

The Alkaloidal Clinic Volume 8, No. 2

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1901 edition. Excerpt: ...counsel in their time of trouble and difficulty. The pure and good thoughts she has implanted in their minds when children continue to grow up into good acts long after she is dead; and when there is nothing but a memory left her children rise up and call her "blessed." The child's character is the nucleus of the man's. The training of any man even the wisest, cannot fail to be powerfully influenced by the moral surroundings of his early years. Thus homes which are the nurseries of children who grow up into men and women, will be good or bad according to the power which governs them. VVhere the spirit of love and duty pervades the home--where head and heart bear rule wisely there--where the daily life is honest and virtuous--where the government is sensible, kind and loving, then may we expect from such a home an issue of healthy, useful, and happy beings, capable, as they gain the requisite strength of walking uprightly, governing themselves wisely, and contributing to the welfare of those about them. On the other hand, if surrounded by ignorance, coarseness, and selfishness, they will unconsciously assume the same character, and grow up to adult years rude, uncultivated, and all the more dangerous to society if placed amid the manifold temptations of what is called civilized life. Mere instinctive love is not sufiicient. Instinct, which preserves the lower creatures, needs no training; but human intelligence, which is in constant request in a family, needs to be educated. The ph__-sical health of the rising generation is intrusted to women by Providence; and it is in the physical nature that the moral and mental nature lies enshrined. It is only by acting in accordance with the natural laws, which, before she can...show more

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  • Paperback | 422 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 22mm | 748g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 123677003X
  • 9781236770035