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Rules for Spoiling a Child.

x. young by giving him whatever he for. 2. Talk freely before the child "about his smartness as incomparable. 3. Tell him he is t<>o much for you; that you can do nothing .with him. 4. Have divided counsels as between father and mother. 5. Let him learn to regard his father as a creature of unlimited power, capricious, and tyrannical; or as a mere whipping machine. 6; Xet*HißTTfearii -Tiis father’s example) .to despise-Hrs mother. 7. Do not know nor care who his. companions may h& -gf TOP 1 BMTIBd whatever he likes. 9; whether hoy or girl, rove the streets~ln the evenings—a good? school-{idr/both sexes, xo. Devote yourselfto pakipg money, remembering always "that'weafth is a better legacy for your chilli tkm principles in the heart and habits in fhe life ; and let them have plenty to spend, n. Be not with him in the hours of recreation. %s..= ScmlnnatJa gnat and swallow a camel; chastise • severely for a foible, aind laiigh at vice. 13. Let him run abotitfrom church to church. Electicism in religion is the order of the day. 14. Whatever burdens of virtuous requirements , on his shoulders, touch not one with one of your fingers; These rales are not untried. Many parents ha improved them, with substantial ’uniformly of results. If a faithful observance of them does not spoil a child, .you wjfl at least have the comfortable reflection that you have done what you 06n%j 1 - : yi'nierkan Exchange. ' ' l ''

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Rules for Spoiling a Child., Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 258, 2 February 1881

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Rules for Spoiling a Child. Ashburton Guardian, Volume 2, Issue 258, 2 February 1881

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