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Boyology; Or, Boy Analysis (Paperback) Loot Price: R447
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Boyology; Or, Boy Analysis (Paperback): Henry William Gibson

Boyology; Or, Boy Analysis (Paperback)

Henry William Gibson

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1922 edition. Excerpt: ...conclusively that "storm and stress" and conviction are close kin. "If there is no resistance to the great expenditure of the new energy, then results a burst of life, fresh consciousness and appreciation of truth, a personal hold on virtue, joy and the sense of well being; but if there is no channel open for its free expression, it wastes itself against unyielding and undeveloped faculties, and is recognized by its pain accompaniment, distress, unrest, anxiety, heat of passion, groping after something, brooding, and self-condemnation. This stage of adolescence is the period of most rapid physiological readjustments, and consequently is characterized by great instability."9 The wonderful narrative of the facts concerning the Welsh Revival by the late W. T. Stead, who was at the time the editor of the London Review of Reviews is significant. In it he gave to the public for the first time the account of his own conversion in 1859 at the age of eleven years. He tells how one night in bed he was seized with an appalling sense of his own sinfulness. He sobbed and cried in the darkness over his wrong-doing. Then there came to him a passionate longing to escape from condemnation and be forgiven. At last his mother overheard him, took him into her arms, and told him comforting things about the love of God, and how it was made manifest by Jesus Christ, who had suffered in our stead, to save us from condemnation and make us heirs of heaven. Mr. Stead says: "I have no remembrance of anything beyond the soothing caress of my mother's words. When she left me the terror had gone, and I felt sufficiently tranquil to go to sleep." A year later when he was twelve, his experience at Silcoates Hall, a private boarding school, is interesting, when a half dozen of...


Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: July 2012
First published: July 2012
Authors: Henry William Gibson
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 3mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 56
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-87248-8
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-150-87248-9
Barcode: 9781150872488

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