Chautauquan Volume 67

Chautauquan Volume 67

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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. 1912 edition. Excerpt: ... of the stars and as Miss Elgie says, "The Friendly Stars have become a complement to our daily scripture lessons, and the girls are coming to know the Chautauqua motto, 'We study the word and the works of God.' " THE FRIENDLY STARS FROM ANOTHER POINT or v1Ev' VVhile these eager Chinese maidens were scanning the heavens by night, a Chautauqua boy in America was having his experience with "The Friendly Stars." His mother, one of this year's graduates, finds it hard to restrain her enthusiasm over her wonderful four years. "My sixteen year old boy," she says, "has read a number of the books with me. 'The Friendly Stars' has been his constant companion during these two years. I think he knows every fact and name in the book. 'Mental Growth and Control' also attracts him greatly. And oh, may I just write a little more? As I think back over the four years, I have the impression of having seen some very beautiful things; The Reading Journey through Egypt revealed to me that there is quite a little disposition in my blood to be off with those who dig down into old ruins to find about the wonderful past. I have seen wonderful things through the C. L. S. C. spectacles! You see I have six children. My own boy is six.teen and we read together a great deal. The other five little people are adopted. I hope to be at Chautauqua for Recognition Day, and though I'm behind just now, I expect to finish in time. That little gem, 'Mental Growth and Control, ' has been the most enjoyable of all the books--but 'Industrial and Social History of England' sent me out to see our own Labor Day parade with a much more understanding heart than I had ever...
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  • Paperback | 102 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 5mm | 195g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236985354
  • 9781236985354