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Page 56 - I had been watching the young people very closely and could see but one thing for him to do, that was to quit opposing the boy and the girl and treat them no longer as little children, but as young people worthy of some consideration; to look the matter squarely in the face and make the best of it...
Page 81 - LATE. — That a boy is slow does not necessarily imply that he does not possess a good mind. Early York cabbage planted in May head out in June and the heads are the size of a quart cup ; but Flat Dutch cabbage planted in May head out in November and the heads arc the size of a halfbushel measure. There are other heads that grow the same way. — JK Stableton, in The Diary of a Western Schoolmcuter.