The Boy Scout Movement Applied by the Church (Google eBook)

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C. Scribner's sons, 1915 - Boy Scouts - 445 pages
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Page 10 - Be not the first by whom the new is tried, nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
Page 393 - that the flag of the thirteen United States be thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.
Page 211 - There is a time in every man's education when he arrives at the conviction that envy is ignorance; that imitation is suicide; that he must take himself for better for worse as his portion; that though the wide universe is full of good, no kernel of nourishing corn can come to him but through his toil bestowed on that plot of ground which is given to him to till.
Page 394 - That on the admission of every new State into the Union, one star be added to the union of the flag; and that such addition shall take effect on the fourth of July next succeeding such admission.
Page 393 - We take the stars from heaven, the red from our mother country, separating it by white stripes, thus showing that we have separated from her, and the white stripes shall go down to posterity representing liberty.
Page 79 - Scout a boy must be at least twelve years of age and must pass a test in the following: 1. Know the Scout Law, sign, salute, and significance of the badge. 2. Know the composition and history of the national flag and the customary forms of respect due to it.
Page 48 - A Scout Is Friendly. He is a friend to all and a brother to every other scout.
Page 211 - Like the rest, his wit with reading, No small profit that man earns, Who through all he meets can steer him, Can reject what cannot clear him, Cling to what can truly cheer him ; Who each day more surely learns That an impulse, from the distance Of his deepest, best existence, To the words, ' Hope, Light, Persistence,' Strongly sets and truly burns.
Page 407 - On my honor I will do my best to do my duty to God and my country and to obey the Scout Law; to help other people at all times; to keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Page 48 - He is polite to all, especially to women, children, old people, and the weak and helpless. He must not take pay for being helpful or courteous. 6. A scout is kind. He is a friend to animals. He will not kill nor hurt any living creature needlessly, but will strive to save and protect all harmless life.

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