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Difficulties. An Attempt to Help

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Excerpt from Difficulties: An Attempt to Help
Since writing a little book which I called If I Were Tour Father, I have been repeatedly urged to compile a more elaborate version of it. I have long hesitated - not that I did not feel that common-sense advice to a young man on ordinary and dangerous everyday subjects was a want that had never been supplied, but because I felt that there were many who could do it much better. My very sketchy attempt is now three years old, and as no one has bothered to take the hint from the upstream fly I cast upon the water, I have taken my pen in hand, as the servant girl explains to her lover - though with what else she could take it, I have never been able to discover - in an endeavour to be of some use to young men going into the world, who are as a rule left to find out for themselves things which have brought them to a cure, when a word might have helped them to prevention.

First Published September 26th, 1922
Second Impression, September 30th, 1922
Third Impression, April 1923

Good condition for age
Staining on Free Endpaper
General yellowing to pages and sine
Hardback cover faded

Item details

Author(s):
Hicks, S
Condition:
Fair
Number of pages:
0

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Excerpt from Difficulties: An Attempt to Help
Since writing a little book which I called If I Were Tour Father, I have been repeatedly urged to compile a more elaborate version of it. I have long hesitated - not that I did not feel that common-sense advice to a young man on ordinary and dangerous everyday subjects was a want that had never been supplied, but because I felt that there were many who could do it much better. My very sketchy attempt is now three years old, and as no one has bothered to take the hint from the upstream fly I cast upon the water, I have taken my pen in hand, as the servant girl explains to her lover - though with what else she could take it, I have never been able to discover - in an endeavour to be of some use to young men going into the world, who are as a rule left to find out for themselves things which have brought them to a cure, when a word might have helped them to prevention.

First Published September 26th, 1922
Second Impression, September 30th, 1922
Third Impression, April 1923

Good condition for age
Staining on Free Endpaper
General yellowing to pages and sine
Hardback cover faded

Author(s):
Hicks, S
Condition:
Fair
Number of pages:
0

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