It will mean life more abundant for the manhood of the young boys
born and growing up--ay, and life more abundant for the young girls born and growing up to share the lives of the young men."
Children ran forward between the houses, peeped fearfully round corners; young boys
kept up with him, gliding between bushes: their eyes gleamed through the dark leaves.
In the valley this beverage was universally prepared in the following way:--Some half-dozen young boys
seated themselves in a circle around an empty wooden vessel, each one of them being supplied with a certain quantity of the roots of the
For the new prepostors were either small young boys
, whose cleverness had carried them up to the top of the school, while in strength of body and character they were not yet fit for a share in the government; or else big fellows of the wrong sort--boys whose friendships and tastes had a downward tendency, who had not caught the meaning of their position and work, and felt none of its responsibilities.
Many children of the tenderest years were compelled then, as is now true I fear, in most coal-mining districts, to spend a large part of their lives in these coal-mines, with little opportunity to get an education; and, what is worse, I have often noted that, as a rule, young boys
who begin life in a coal-mine are often physically and mentally dwarfed.
have been smothered in chimneys before now,' said another gentleman.
They were male and female; babies, young boys
and young girls; young married people, and some who had passed a shade beyond the prime of life.
`Forthwith Medea made Aeson a sweet young boy
and stripped his old age from him by her cunning skill, when she had made a brew of many herbs in her golden cauldrons.'
Coming from the better part of the fair, I noticed a man who looked like a gentleman farmer, with a young boy
by his side; he had a broad back and round shoulders, a kind, ruddy face, and he wore a broad-brimmed hat.
As a young boy
he was sent to Baltimore, to be a house servant, where he learned to read and write, with the assistance of his master's wife.
Grandmother had told me while she was getting supper that he was an Austrian who came to this country a young boy
and had led an adventurous life in the Far West among mining-camps and cow outfits.
His attention was riveted upon the bed in which he thought to find a young boy
and his helpless, invalid grandmother.