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This book of advice, comprised of articles originally published in The Saturday Evening Post, is primarily directed toward young men, but also includes advice for men of all ages. In this second section of the book, Beveridge gives advice to young men considering a career as a lawyer or as a the leader of a church, and discusses public speaking and the history of the great speakers. Beveridge asserts that there are great things left for young men to do, expounding upon the virtues of the American and British governments. He also argues that a man "who drinks too much, talks too much, or who thinks he can get along without the ennobling influence of women" will not be successful (312), and that a young man's highest glory is being American. Beveridge devotes the final chapters to discussing the world's attitude toward the young man and the young man's future in "facing the world at fifty."

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New York, N.Y.


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The Young Man and the World (Part Two)