Encyclopedia of Health and Home; A Domestic Guide to Health, Wealth and Happiness; Thorough and Exhaustive, and Adapted to the Easy Apprehension of All Classes

Encyclopedia of Health and Home; A Domestic Guide to Health, Wealth and Happiness; Thorough and Exhaustive, and Adapted to the Easy Apprehension of All Classes

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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. 1881 edition. Excerpt: ... many instances no provision has been made in our cities and towns in the way Of Pl'P" play-grounds for children or adults; it, therefore, ' Pecomes necessary to seek artificial methods for obtannmg exercise. Being deprived of an opportunity for athletic 9Pl'ts and games, 11. competent teacher of physical exercise h'.1=' become almost a necessity; and even more necessary than is a teacher for some of the branches taught in our schools. There are many who are not aware of the different motions which the human body and its nu1nel'0l15 Organs fl1'e capable of making, and which the health Of the various muscles and parts requires should be made to prevent diseases and deformity; hence the i1npfll'Tfl" f such teachers. Nor is the necessity of such teacherfl l1' lll lllly of the out-door cmplovnients wliicli givc vigor ollll health to young men. There are but few who would wish to see them ensage lll the hardest manual labor, side by side with men. Bllli we should like to see evcr_v fnrm provided with ll large garden and orchard, and to sec Indies spcnd IIIOPP Of their time in cultivation of berries, fruits. tlo-i-r.-and th Lei such a change be wrought and it would cause e I _ 1' Peace of the domestic circle, surrounded by 11 mlllllg wife and happy children, instead of their being rcSeeed by the fear of being voked to extmvagiiiit, lazy. I-. ' ' tem being unaccustomed, 11ot inured to it, it is liable to produce temporary headache, neuralgia or some other slight ailment; hence mothers often iguoruntly conceive the idea. that out-door exercise is generally not compatible With the health of their delicate young misses; and many of the mothers have even imbtbed the notion, too, that such work is...show more

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  • Paperback | 376 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 20mm | 671g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236962265
  • 9781236962263