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Sportianity versus Mountainity
Builders of Character and the YMCA
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Page 8 - No one shall run on the Sabbath day, or walk in his garden, or elsewhere, except reverently to and from meeting.
Page xii - The mass of men lead lives of quiet desperation. What is called resignation is confirmed desperation. From the desperate city you go into the desperate country, and have to console yourself with the bravery of minks and muskrats. A stereotyped but unconscious despair is. concealed even under what are called the games and amusements of mankind.