Sunny Seasons of Boyhood

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William Tegg & Company, 1859 - 213 páginas
Though the very name of school is somewhat shadowy to the young, yet cannot we think of the sunny seasons of boyhood without going back to our schoolboy days. As the clouds in the sky add to the beauty of a summer's day, so in the sunny season of youth do the grave pursuits of learning increase the holiday pleasures of the schoolboy--chapter 1, page 1.
 

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