Poor Boy and Merchant Prince Or Elements of Success Drawn from the Life and Character of the Late Amos Lawrence 1858

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Kessinger Publishing, 2003 M06 1 - 352 páginas
A book for youth. How can the poor boy become the merchant prince? How can any boy attain success in any pursuit of life? It is the design of this volume to show how it may be done, by showing how it has been done. Its design is to show that success, in the case of every highly successful man, has arisen from certain principles adopted in youth and carried out in after life; and that the same elements of success are within the reach of every boy.

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Author William Makepeace Thayer was born in Franklin, Massachusetts on February 23, 1820. He graduated from Brown in 1843, studied theology, and was a pastor at the orthodox Congregational church in Ashland, Massachusetts from 1849 to 1857. Due to throat trouble, he left the church in 1858 and decided to focus on literary work. He wrote numerous religious and juvenile books including The Bobbin Boy; The Pioneer Boy; From Log-Cabin to the White House; Tact, Push, and Principle; From Pioneer Home to the White House; and From Tannery to the White House. He died in 1898.

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