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The Life of Charles Loring Brace; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback) Loot Price: R404 Discovery Miles 4 040
The Life of Charles Loring Brace; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback): Charles Loring Brace
The Life of Charles Loring Brace; Chiefly Told in His Own Letters (Paperback): Charles Loring Brace

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Charles Loring Brace

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1894. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... CHAPTER VII Opening of First Lodsing-House for Newsboys -- Sunday Evening Meetings -- One Year's Experience with Lodging-House-- Personal Relations with the Poor -- Notes of Lectures on Children's Aid Society -- Miscellaneous Letters -- Journey to Ireland, and Marriage -- Aim of Society and Principles -- Success of Emigration -- Success of Schools -- Volunteers -- Letters to his Wife -- Organization of Italian School -- Misoe'.laueo;u Letters -- Trip to England and Norway -- Reflections i>n Loneliness of the Poor -- Natural Results of Neglect of Poor Children -- Kind'iess of Adopted Mothers in the West -- Opposition to Emigration- -- Journey to the West -- Letters to His Wife The early spring of 18.3-1 saw the opening of the first "Newsboys' Lodging-House.' After many efforts, the society finally obtained money enough to pay for a loft in the old "Sun" Building, and an excellent superintendent, Mr. C. C. Tracy, was procured. A well-ventilated dormitory was fitted up for ninety boys, with comfortable, single beds; there was a large schoolroom (serving also for chapel and playroom), with library, melodeon, and savings bank, besides bath and washrooms, and private lock-closets for clothes for each boy. The plan was to give them a bed for six cents, with a bath thrown in, and a supper for four cents (free if the boy be early). The boys, nothing loth to obtain the good things, DEGREESt. 27] THE NIGHT SCHOOL 187 were much puzzled as to what it all meant. It did not occur to them that discipline was to be the order of the place, and they prepared for a grand frolic. But when it was suddenly discovered that the first boots flying about were a signal for the lively ones to be lifted quietly from bed. and left to shiver over their folly, they concluded that the part of discr...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Charles Loring Brace
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 6mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 118
ISBN-13: 978-1-4589-8211-7
Barcode: 9781458982117
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LSN: 1-4589-8211-4

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