Our Sons

Our Sons

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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. 1914 edition. Excerpt: ...Our time was drawing to a close, and as I was leaving that town at twelve-thirty, I said that I must get a porter to convey my baggage to the station, and the boys to whom I had been talking said: "We will transfer your baggage, and carry you, too, if you will let us do so.' "We must be off," I said. "This is our first meeting, and may be our last, but if there is anything you want to know in regard to the question of sex, write me. I promise that you are not likely to ask me anything that some other chap has not already asked. "In the meantime, if we never meet here again, will you not see to it that we meet yonder? Just as we sit here, boys, let us bow our heads and ask the great kind Father in heaven to keep, guard and comfort us until we reach that better land.' You, my reader, can realize how those splendid young men felt in regard to the matter, and any one who has had the experience with young men that it has been my happy lot to have will be authority to say that the boys who have gone wrong today are the young fellows who have lived unclean or untrue lives and lived these lives because of the lack of the truth. In the darkness of that night, at twelve-thirty o'clock, those boys went with me to the train, and stood by me until the train began to move away, when I heard them say: "Success, long life and happiness to you." Dr. Winfield Scott Hall. CHAPTER X. Our Sisters. On a beautiful moonlight night, gliding over quiet waters, a newly-found young friend of mine said to me: "Do you consider it a loss or a gain, Mr. Clark, for a young fellow to have, or not to have, a sister?" I answered his question by asking another: "Do you consider it a gain or a loss for a beautiful girl to...show more

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  • Paperback | 46 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 3mm | 100g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236984447
  • 9781236984449