means before anybody has had any chance to be around her and before she begins to misrepresent herself. I want to pick out the girl while she is guided by the instinct alone.
When I started out in doing things that would make it possible for me to get a girl, I set a rule in my behaviour to follow:
The sweet sixteen had to be a beginner and a likeable girl and with a mild disposition; I had to be deserving of her. Everybody's sweet sixteen should be so high in one's estimation that no temptation could induce one to act behind her back. I always have wanted a girl but I never had one.
The reason why is that I knew it would produce several conditions and leave their effects, but I did not want any effects from past experience left on me and my sweet sixteen.
A girl will economize, go hungry and endure other hardships before she will put on another girl's dress to wear. I will put