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It is the Mother that Makes the Coming Man

D. S. Faris:

Léon-Emile Caille - Young Woman Praying Beside Baby's Cradle - Walters 371402“It is the mother that makes the coming man. Her husband may be the pattern, but she does the molding and finishing. So long as there are sterling mothers, we can be sure of the coming generation. But the decay of womanly virtue brings the wreck of morality and manhood. It may be that woman did her best when she contented herself with giving to the world sons and daughters brought up in the fear of God. Whatever more she may do, this is her proper sphere, in which her best impressions are communicated to the race. Such a mother must needs have been a praying woman.”

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