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CHAPTER XIII.

VARIOUS Topics relating to COMPLETEness of character.
Health cheerfulness, exercise, and recreation ; regular hours ;

YOUNG MAN’S AID.

CHAPTER I.

PROSPECTS OF OUR COUNTRY.

"A little one shall become a thousand, and a small one a strong nation."

On looking at our country and its prospective influence upon the world, the first fact that strikes us is the unparalleled rapidity of its population. It doubles once in twenty years.

It has more than doubled twice since the Revolution. At this rate, in only one century from this time, our country will contain five hundred millions of inhabitants; which is half the present population of the whole globe. If no unforeseen disaster befall us, we see no reason for believing that this immense increase of population will not be actually realized. During the last half century it has not abated, but has steadily advanced ; and the resources of our coun

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