Harper's Camping and Scouting: An Outdoor Guide for American Boys

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George Bird Grinnell, Eugene La Forrest Swan
Harper & brothers, 1911 - Boy Scouts - 395 pages
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Page 326 - Tis neither good for man nor beast ; When the wind is in the north, The skilful fisher goes not forth; When the wind is in the south, It blows the bait in the fishes' mouth ; When the wind is in the west, Then 'tis at the very best.
Page 317 - He must do at least one good turn to somebody every day. 4. A scout is friendly. He is a friend to all and a brother to every other scout.
Page 317 - ... out the duty he is then doing, or by giving him food, or, as far as possible, anything that he may be in want of. A scout must never be a SNOB. A snob is one who looks down upon another because he is poorer, or who is poor and resents another because he is rich. A scout accepts the other man as he finds him, and makes the best of him. 'Kim...
Page 303 - On my honor I will do my best: 1. To do my duty to God and my country, and to obey the Scout law. 2. To help other people at all times. 3. To keep myself physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight.
Page 171 - ... quenched. All fires, other than those hereinbefore mentioned, are absolutely prohibited. Hunters and smokers are cautioned against allowing fires to originate from the use of firearms, cigars and pipes.
Page 170 - Fires will be permitted for the purposes of cooking, warmth and insect smudges ; but before such fires are kindled, sufficient space around the spot where the fire is to be lighted must be cleared from all combustible material; and before the place is abandoned, fires so lighted must be thoroughly quenched.
Page 221 - The eatable mushrooms at first appear very small and of a round form on a little stalk. They grow very fast, and the upper part and stalk are white. As the size increases, the under part gradually opens, and shows a fringed fur of a very fine salmon colour, which continues more or less till the mushroom has gained some size, and then turns to a dark brown.
Page 324 - When the dew is on the grass, Rain will never come to pass. When the grass is dry at night, Look for rain before the light. When grass is dry at morning light, Look for rain before the night.
Page 319 - Smith, three hundred years ago. 9. A SCOUT IS THRIFTY, .that is he saves every penny he can, and puts it into the bank, so that he may have money to keep himself when out of work, and thus not make himself a burden to others; or that he may have money to give away to others when they need it.
Page 317 - A Scout's duty is to be useful and to help others. 4. A Scout is a friend to all, and a brother to every other Scout, no matter to what Country, Class or Creed the other may belong.

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