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The Old Man and the Boy Chapter Summary & Analysis - Chapters 25-26 Summary

Robert Ruark
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Chapters 25-26 Summary

One Sunday morning, the Old Man tells Bobby that the time has come for Bobby to start teaching the Old Man about life. Bobby answers that everything he knows, he learned from the Old Man. The Old Man asks him what sticks out the most of everything over the years, and Bobby bashfully tells him that politeness is the message that sank in the best. The Old Man laughs and asks him what he means. Bobby explains that he is not talking about saying the right words, or following intricate rules for dining. Instead, he points out that the Old Man has always taught him never to yell at someone else's dog, never to hog all the birds when hunting with others, and to respect the dignity of all people, regardless of their race or station in life. The Old Man tells him that there...

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