Pale and haggard faces, lank and bony figures, children with the countenances of old men, deformities with irons upon their limbs, boys
of stunted growth, and others whose long meagre legs would hardly bear their stooping bodies, all crowded on the view together; there were the bleared eye, the hare-lip, the crooked foot, and every ugliness or distortion that told of unnatural aversion conceived by parents for their offspring, or of young lives which, from the earliest dawn of infancy, had been one horrible endurance of cruelty and neglect.
Franklin should have passed all the years, from the time when he was a boy
to the time when he was a man, out of his own country.
She had boys
enough now, and did not tire of them, though they were not angels, by any means, and some of them caused both Professor and Professorin much trouble and anxiety.
I saw it yesterday and it put me in mind of what I have long wanted to do," he said, and again he looked away over the head of the boy
with the wavering, uncertain stare in his eyes.
The new boys
were told to go into the middle, while the others stationed themselves along opposite walls.
Then began the period of the greatest anxiety, for Trent and the boy
and a handful of the others knew what would have sent half of the natives flying from their work if a whisper had got abroad.
The lower-school boys
of the School-house, some fifteen in number, had tea in the lower-fifth school, and were presided over by the old verger or head-porter.
As she spoke, Rose offered a little ring to each cousin, and the boys
, seeing how sincere she was, obeyed her.
The leap was so well taken that all the boys
complacently announced that he had found eleven sticks of dynamite on the beach.
I am going to see him," announced the boy
, after a few moments of thoughtful silence.
Because master said, I wasn't to leave off knocking till they opened the door, for fear I should go to sleep,' said the boy
Pollyanna was thinking of this now when suddenly she saw the boy
The old woman had had made a tiny foil and had commenced teaching the little boy
the art of fence when he was but three years old.
SOCRATES: Tell me, boy
, do you know that a figure like this is a square?