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1918 Handbook Girl Guiding - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1921 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King and to be loyal to the Law of the Brownie Pack;

To try and help other people, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1924 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King and to be loyal to the Law of the Brownie Pack;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1930 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1935 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1939 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1943 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"


During the war, the badge was too finicky to produce as a cut-out, so instead it was stamped into a sheet of brass.

1947 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"


During the war and for some years after, the badge was too finicky to produce as a cut-out, so instead it was stamped into a sheet of brass.

1950 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the King;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1953 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the Queen;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1957 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the Queen;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1960 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the Queen;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1961 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the Queen;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1964 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise to do my best:

To do my duty to God and the Queen;

To help other people every day, especially those at home."


Law: 

"A Brownie gives in to the older folk.  A Brownie does not give in to herself."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1969 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God,

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1973 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God,

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1977 POR - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God,

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1990 Guiding Manual - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God,

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1994 Guiding Manual - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To do my duty to God,

To serve the Queen and help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

1999 Guiding Manual - Brownie Promise, Law and Motto


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To love my God,

To serve the Queen and my country

To help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."


Motto:

"Lend a Hand"

2005 Guiding Manual - Brownie Promise and Law


Promise: 

"I promise that I will do my best:

To love my God,

To serve the Queen and my country

To help other people

and

To keep the Brownie Guide Law."


Law: 

"A Brownie thinks of others before herself and does a good turn every day."