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A TYPICAL BOY

toreoognJae the proprietlog of life, who alwaye .poke when it ww; better & h»a Not tha bad boy, who waa alwaya hanfft* thn Wt f y y°» r . B «>' *«•. not the- good boy who always died at the age of ten. po«nt, the Biahpp drew a plotnre of bfm a» a pe>, admired and oaresßed moro than aft ? n ?-. oth f r P«rtfon of hia Jifo. After bobyhood oame the aecood atare, th« penod when if any trait m h?a character w»w noiooaWe, it was tin faot that he was not a onrl, when be blossomed out m trousera into' the pockets of which ha thrust hw chubby fi s t 8> - and Woreb*>t* fu, d a1^ 6 ? 8 wanted to °c ouldboTit At this period the b O y i(l ez^remel, hoiie.l Be always tells what he think" ■»* thmk. The boy forgehmothlag and hi» ■JflJ this atage ia eimpy wAadorfufc Thea ?!? y lB * Watna^f aomo iSr years and the boy was introduced at tho SP/i-Sfrf? 11 '' lonj April fool day. Thfa boy could run farther, eat more, and sleep lj n^ ? ths£ •nythrne oeated. At this parlod he h«3 fr.end.henow had waahSnSev^J boy should ever forget this. The Bisho» contrasted the life of a»M «" twel«» girl had much the better of him. She wag droasad neatly and was the pride of the family, while the boy was always dirty and ooorrigible. At this period of the boy't life be io uxbA a hr better estimate of hia father than his father did of him. The last pc?: O d of a boy's life was. whoa he wa» aixteeD. Tbla gllmoae of the b£ yap, oils hahalr, take« great pride m hla shaTeiwith a feed purpoae-to rati* a beard; At khl. time he ha. oplalon, , tnd hotheted theologians foe oentnrles are dMtded by him off-hand. He knows everything worth knowing; cilia h!» father tbe • old m*n ' and 4ke ? a greil? In bimself la unlimited. Bat .t thl» Inlta ficat manly light and It the moak pleasant trait of hU ohataoter. ; In olosl^ the Bishop ur£ed thret hlogaln that boy V behalf. He woold have the boy attend publio ssrTfoe In I ohuroh on every Sunday ; ha believed that »H boye should be sent to publio sohoola. and mwd that the beat tewhera b* aheuld feel the fnflaanoe of bom* life. Then the home should be made ploisant. and he aavaeely oondemned the pariot from whloh the boy waa excluded.

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A TYPICAL BOY Ashburton Guardian, Volume VII, Issue 2183, 26 July 1889

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