Books Should Be Free is now
Loyal Books
Free Public Domain Audiobooks & eBook Downloads
Search by: Title, Author or Keyword

What a Young Husband Ought to Know   By: (1847-1915)

Book cover

First Page:

Transcriber's Note:

Eighteen pages of advertising and reviews have been shifted to the end of the main body.

Bold formatting is represented using the following convention:

=bold words=

In general, spelling, hyphenation, and capitalization have been retained as in the original publication.

Minor typographical errors have been corrected without note.

Significant typographical errors have been corrected. A full list of these corrections is in the Transcriber's Corrections section at the end of the book.

[Illustration: SYLVANUS STALL, D.D.]

PRICE $1.00 NET 4S. NET

PURITY AND TRUTH

WHAT A YOUNG HUSBAND OUGHT TO KNOW

BY SYLVANUS STALL, D.D.

Author of "What a Young Boy Ought to Know," "What a Young Man Ought to Know," "What a Man of 45 Ought to Know," "Methods of Church Work," "Five Minute Object Sermons to Children," "Talks to the King's Children," "Faces Toward the Light," etc.

"The Glory of Young Men is Their Strength."

PHILADELPHIA, PA.: 2237 LAND TITLE BUILDING.

THE VIR PUBLISHING COMPANY LONDON: TORONTO: 7, IMPERIAL ARCADE, WM. BRIGGS, LUDGATE CIRCUS, E.C. 33 RICHMOND ST, WEST.

COPYRIGHT, 1897, BY SYLVANUS STALL

Entered at Stationers' Hall, London, England

Protected by International copyright in Great Britain and all her colonies, and, under the provisions of the Berne Convention, in Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Switzerland, Tunis, Hayti, Luxembourg, Monaco, Montenegro, and Norway

All rights reserved

[PRINTED IN THE UNITED STATES]

Dedicated TO THE SANCTITY OF HOME, THE PURITY AND BLESSING OF THE HUSBAND AND WIFE, AND THE WELL BEING OF THEIR OFFSPRING.

CONTENTS.

PART I.

CONCERNING HIMSELF.

CHAPTER I.

THE RELATION OF MARRIAGE.

PAGE

The new relation full of new meaning. Lifted into a higher realm. Love transforms the nature. Marriage the estate of man's highest happiness. The awakening of reproductive life in field and forest. These powers may be held in abeyance. They also have their proper exercise. Reason to rule over passion. The need of a strong emotional nature in men and in women. Sexual nature should not be immolated. Vice and lust cannot bring happiness. The sensual usurper must be deposed and love enthroned. This our effort and our justification, 25

CHAPTER II.

DIFFERENCES OF SEX.

Each sex superior in its sphere. Two parts of a complete unit. Differences between men and women. Physically. Intellectually. These differences complemental. The more nervous sensibilities of woman. The earliest manifestation of sex characteristics. All life from an egg. The human egg, size, etc. The ovum always passive. The spermatozoön, or sperm, always active. Their remarkable vitality. The quicker pulse of male children at birth. Greater activity of boys. While more male children are born, a larger per cent. die in infancy. Women endure more and live longer. Woman's more passive nature recognized by the civil law, 31

CHAPTER III.

DIFFERENCES OF SEX.

(Continued.)

Women keep life stable. Men keep it from stagnation. Influence of each a corrective upon the other. The law of mental and physical resemblance of elderly married persons. Why woman possesses the stronger moral nature... Continue reading book >>




eBook Downloads
ePUB eBook
• iBooks for iPhone and iPad
• Nook
• Sony Reader
Kindle eBook
• Mobi file format for Kindle
Read eBook
• Load eBook in browser
Text File eBook
• Computers
• Windows
• Mac

Review this book



Popular Genres
More Genres
Languages
Paid Books