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. Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws .. . their games. The children willnot be slow in responding, and will welcome their parentsin preference to all other companions. Do not regardtheir plays as foolish. Proper plays are necessary for healthand vigor. All study and no play makes a sickly, uselesschild. THE HOME-WORK FAD I saw a boy, a little boy But ten (or scarcely more).Come staggering home beneath a weight Of text-books that he bore.In school from nine to three he toi

. Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws .. . their games. The children willnot be slow in responding, and will welcome their parentsin preference to all other companions. Do not regardtheir plays as foolish. Proper plays are necessary for healthand vigor. All study and no play makes a sickly, uselesschild. THE HOME-WORK FAD I saw a boy, a little boy But ten (or scarcely more).Come staggering home beneath a weight Of text-books that he bore.In school from nine to three he toi Stock Photo
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. Home and health; a household manual containing two thousand recipes and helpful suggestions on the building and care of the home in harmony with sanitory laws .. . their games. The children willnot be slow in responding, and will welcome their parentsin preference to all other companions. Do not regardtheir plays as foolish. Proper plays are necessary for healthand vigor. All study and no play makes a sickly, uselesschild. THE HOME-WORK FAD I saw a boy, a little boy But ten (or scarcely more).Come staggering home beneath a weight Of text-books that he bore.In school from nine to three he toiled. From seven to nine with tearsHe fagged at home-work sleepily— This boy of tender years. What do you learn, 0 little boy ? He answered dolefully:Why, histry, word analysis, Advanced geography, Physiology, and language, And art and music—well, And physics and arithmetic—Of course we read and spell. When do you play, O little boy, Of years and text-books ten? Bout half an hour, because Ive gotTo do my home-work then.His head was large, his face was pale; I wondered how the nation(Whose hope he was) could ever useThis slave of Education. —Ella M. Sexton. THE ABC OF USEFULNESS Children, when very young, should be taught the ABCof common work as an index to lives of usefulness. Thereare few sights more pitiful than that of boys and girlsgrowing up to the strength of manhood and womanhoodwithout a practical knowledge of the most necessary em-ployments. Even the children of wealthy parents, whodo not expect to do much of lifes drudgery, should learnthe routine of common work as thoroughly as others; forunless they know how to do every detail of practical work, and do it well, they will be unfit to manage business orsuperintend a home. A MODERN SHAME It is a shameful thing, which is altogether too com-monly seen, f6r parents who have toiled for their childrenfrom their earliest infancy, not to receive any help fromthem as they grow to maturity. Boys spend their entiretime in sch

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