Image from page 243 of "Our deportment; or, The manners, conduct and dress of the most refined society; including forms for letters, invitations, etc., etc. Also, valuable suggestions on home culture and training" (1885)
Authors: Young, John H
Publisher: Detroit, Mich. [etc.] F.B. Dickerson & Co.
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books and sensational novels. The poison im-bibed from bad books works so secretly that their influ-ence for evil is even greater than the influence of bad TM,Ml«MWM,M,(J<<iM,rU«l<:i«i«il
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