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March 25, 1911

We Young Men. The Sexual Problem of an Educated Young Man Before Marriage: Purity, Strength and Love.

JAMA. 1911;LVI(12):920. doi:10.1001/jama.1911.02560120060037

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It was a most commendable piece of work to translate this German book, thereby making it available for young men who read English. As the advertisements state, it is a square talk face to face. It is a delicate but vigorous presentation of clean living. Some will object to the frank way in which the author takes for granted that some young men seriously consider the breaking of various moral laws concerning sexual indulgence. For this very reason, however, the book will have greater weight with this class of men than the numerous books already on the market which preach to young men. We do not mean to suggest that this book is not on a high plane, for it is full of noble and lofty appeal to the best that is in a man; but it meets young men on their own level, and it has the valuable quality

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