Herself (Google eBook)

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Forbes & Company, 1911 - 221 pages
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Page 48 - ... thrown out of the body by the kidneys unaltered. To prepare the various foods for use in the body, we are provided with a complicated series of organs, called the digestive apparatus, in which the food is ground fine and mingled with various juices until it is reduced to a fluid mass, which can be taken up by the blood and carried to all parts of the body in a condition fit for their nutrition.
Page 145 - Some are born great, some achieve greatness, and some have greatness thrust upon them' do we get to do that?", order champagne.
Page 185 - A child at the age of puberty, with the unfolding of its far-down emotional and sexual nature, is eminently capable of the most sensitive, affectional and serene appreciation of what sex means (generally more so as things are to-day, than its worldling parent or guardian) ; and can absorb the teaching, if sympathetically given, without any shock or disturbance to its sense of shame that sense which is so natural and valuable a safeguard of early youth.
Page 178 - There's a place for the boys. They will find it somewhere ; And if our own homes are too daintily fair For the touch of their fingers, the tread of their feet, They'll find it, and find it, alas ! in the street, 'Mid the gildings of sin and the glitter of vice ; And with heartaches and longings we pay a dear price For the getting of gain that our lifetime employs, If we fail in providing a place for the boys.
Page 177 - What can a boy do, and where can a boy stay, If he is always told to get out of the way ? He cannot sit here, and he must not stand there. The cushions that cover that fine rocking chair Were put there, of course, to be seen and admired.
Page 177 - twixt pureness and sin, And leave all his innocent boyhood within?
Page 164 - The recent examination of more than two hundred ' ' white slaves ' ' by the office of the United States district attorney at Chicago has brought to light the fact that literally thousands of innocent girls from the country districts are every year entrapped into a life of hopeless slavery and degradation because parents in the country do not understand conditions as they exist and how to protect their daughters from the "white slave" traders who have reduced the art of ruining young girls to a national...
Page 165 - I have no disposition to add a single word to what will open the eyes of the parents to the fact that white slavery is an existing condition a system of girl hunting that is national and international in its scope, that it literally consumes thousands of girls clean, innocent girls every year; that it is operated with a cruelty, a barbarism that gives a new meaning to the word fiend; that it is an imminent peril to every girl in the country who has a desire to get into the city and taste...
Page 165 - We all come to it sooner or later," one of the witnesses remarked to her companions in the jail, the other day, when reading in the newspaper of the suicide of a girl inmate of a notorious house. A volume could be written on this revolting subject, but I have no disposition to add a single word to what will open the eyes of parents to the fact that white slavery is an existing condition a system of girl hunting that is national and international in its scope, that it literally consumes thousands...
Page 223 - A book containing the simple truths of life development and sex which should be given to every boy approaching manhood. His future welfare demands it. This is the first book to adequately and delicately present these truths in language intelligibly to boys from ten to fourteen years of age.

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