Ogg's--having found themselves in a false position, had been led into a course which, to say the least of it, was highly injudicious, and productive of sad pain and disappointment, especially to that sweet young thing
, Miss Deane.
She began slowly to undress; but now, owing to the suggestions of this sound, her thoughts became concentrated on Hetty--that sweet young thing
, with life and all its trials before her--the solemn daily duties of the wife and mother--and her mind so unprepared for them all, bent merely on little foolish, selfish pleasures, like a child hugging its toys in the beginning of a long toilsome journey in which it will have to bear hunger and cold and unsheltered darkness.
The sweet young thing
ended up losing her Mercedes and college boy, but Big Daddy decided to keep her around, just in a less expensive Cadillac sedan.
Screenwriters Todd Phillips and Scot Armstrong attempt to sweeten the tone by introducing a romantic sub-plot for Mitch, embroiling him in a love triangle with sweet young thing
Nicole and her current beau Mark who is, of course, a double-crossing sonofagun.
One reader maintained that the book's description of Millay had to be a hoax: "No sweet young thing
of 20 ever ended a poem precisely where this one ends; it takes a brawny male of 45 to do that." Millay went on in 1923 to win the Pulitzer Prize in poetry, the first woman to do so.
Our eyes looked like deep coal-holes, or were perhaps the results of a sweet young thing
gone wild with mascara for the first time.
And how can I be free of this sweet young thing
I'm with, without upsetting her?
On the WB series Dawson's Creek, Katie Holmes plays Joey, a sweet young thing
who falls for the introverted Jack (Kerr Smith), who turns out to be gay.
The play shows how their risky jobsand lifestyleaffect their relationship, and their friendship with longtime confidante Richard, who's involved with a sweet young thing
"You mean Amy Winehouse," said a sweet young thing
Christine Spencer, headteacher at Huddersfield's Salendine Nook High School, described Alice as a "sweet young thing
" who would be sorely missed.