Industry And Laziness

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This nineteenth century German story penned by Franz Hoffman narrates the lives of Jack and John; One the poor but diligent son of a widowed factory worker, and the other the wealthy and slothful son of a successful businessman. The tale follows the boys throughout the course of their lives and circumstances, illustrating the rewards and consequences of their contrasting choices.

This book offers a perspective on labor, fortitude, patience and perseverance, much needed in our ...

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Overview

This nineteenth century German story penned by Franz Hoffman narrates the lives of Jack and John; One the poor but diligent son of a widowed factory worker, and the other the wealthy and slothful son of a successful businessman. The tale follows the boys throughout the course of their lives and circumstances, illustrating the rewards and consequences of their contrasting choices.

This book offers a perspective on labor, fortitude, patience and perseverance, much needed in our time. It serves as a sagacious guide for the young reader as well as a source of inspiration for the reforming sluggard who wishes to heed to biblical encouragement to "study the ant."

This book was edited by a human being. It has no missing or blurred pages, nor errant marks. Spelling errors, and ommitted or unintended characters, will be few, if any.

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  • ISBN-13: 9781612030241
  • Publisher: Bottom of the Hill Publishing
  • Publication date: 12/1/2010
  • Pages: 102
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.21 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 13, 2010

    Good encouragement to do your duties

    This is a great book for today, when so many of us have forgotten the incredible value of simply doing our daily jobs with excellence.

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