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Arthur Douglas Crease Letters, Diaries and Scrapbooks

Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease of Victoria to his brother Lindley Crease and his mother Sarah Crease; instructions for the offensive of July 26, 1917; a regimental notebook, diaries and scrapbook. Learn more.

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BC Archives MS-0055BC Archives MS-2879

 

 

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the truth must be felt long after our generation has gone.

As you know my chief anxiety is for Harry. It is to essential that his mind should be guided aright & that can only be assisted by those who endeavour to get his sympathy & to understand his peculiar point of view.

Nothing or at least very little can be gained in my opinion by talking to him but a great deal by talking with him especially if you get him alone.

As to impurity, in my belief any possible tendency in that direction can best be combatted by influences towards active good. A drawing away from selfishness & by carefully inculcating a sense of responsibility & self respect.

The teaching of a Christian gentleman; after all a sincere Christian is a perfect gentleman.

Well goodbye my dear brother - I feel there is not much I can do but I can at least try to do it.

With much love Your affectionate brother Arthur D. Crease

BC Archives, MS-0055 Box 15 File 1 / CREASE FAMILY / Letters from Arthur Douglas Crease to his brother, Lindley Crease, 1916.

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