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A PLEA FOR CONTINUITY IN EDUCATION.
“Clear, sensible and practical, and will open the eyes of mothers to some aspects of their young hopefuls that are generally hid from their ken.”—Daily Chronicle.
“All who have boys of their own to educate, or who are responsible for the education of other peoples', will find in this little book a great deal of good advice.”—Glasgow Herald.
“All parents who have boys at school should read it. Its manliness and straightforward truth win us at once to the author's standpoint.”– Church Bells.
The chapters on Temper, Manners, Truth, Obedience, Punishments, are full of pregnant hints, especially for mothers. In the chapter on Cleanliness the subject of sexual knowledge is treated with a healthy outspokenness for which we thank the author.”—Journal of Education.
“This is a quiet, wise, plain, kindly and loving endeavour to induce a considerate co-operation between parents and teachers in the education of boys. Parents and teachers would greatly profit from its thoughtful perusal, and the world would be the better for it if its principles were reduced to practice by both.”— Educational News.
Expresses clear and sensible views on the duty of parents with regard to the early rearing of their boys. Mr. Richmond's book contains chapters on many matters pertaining to boyhood, and his remarks on moral training are eminently manly and practical. A study of his simple suggestions will help those parents who are anxious to bring up their boys wisely." -Globe.
“The writer offers many useful and helpful suggestions to mothers. The desirability of early training in unselfishness, chivalry, truth and obedience, and the duty of waging war from infancy with greediness, cruelty, ill-manners, waste and untidiness, are very effectively set before the mother. The aim which good parents and masters alike wish to keep ever in view is to bring up boys to do right, not because they must, but because they ought. We hope this book will be read.” — Record.
* Religion and morality are the two things which can be taught at home, and if our boys are growing up deficient in the knowledge of these two it is obvious that the parents are not doing their work properly. In order to bring this home to parents, and to give them some help as to how they may better do their duty, Mrs. Richmond has written the book which is before us—a book well deserving of careful consideration. Mrs. Richmond speaks, as she tells us, from an experience of many years, chiefly among boys of from seven to fourteen years of age, and she, therefore, says what she knows and has proved for herself.”—Guardian.
LONGMANS, GREEN, AND CO.,
LONDON, NEW YORK, AND BOMBAY.