Moore made a rapid spring across the apartment; but the waste of energy was unnecessary, for when the boy
heard him within the chamber and realized that he had been discovered he turned back as though to relinquish his planned adventure.
When the boy
knows this out of book, he goes and does it.
On Thursday the twenty-fifth of May, we were to see for the first time what our nice boy
had grown to be as a man.
There was a sort of poetic justice about it, after all, for the old lady had been the terror of the boys
for miles around, and now the exiles feasted freely on forbidden plums, kicked up the gravel with profane boots unreproved, and played cricket in the big field where the irritable
I have been given these abundant crops and God has also sent me a boy
who is called David," he whispered to himself.
In desperation Philip clenched his fist and hit the boy
who tormented him, but he was at a disadvantage, and the boy
seized his arm.
was looking backwards and forwards along the long line of disembowelled earth.
The hounds," calls out a fifth-form boy
, clad in a green cutaway with brass buttons and cord trousers, the leader of the sporting interest, and reputed a great rider and keen hand generally.
Wardle's carriage, which in common humanity had a dickey behind for the fat boy
, who, if there had been a footboard instead, would have rolled off and killed himself in his very first nap.
It was a rainy Sunday afternoon, and four boys
were trying to spend it quietly in the "liberry," as Jamie called the room devoted to books and boys
, at Aunt Jessie's.
stirred restlessly, gave her a surprised look, and began to whittle again at his stick, with the dull, broken-bladed knife in his hand.
But you are going to be a sorry boy
before very long.
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.
complacently announced that he had found eleven sticks of dynamite on the beach.
SOCRATES: Do you observe, Meno, that I am not teaching the boy
anything, but only asking him questions; and now he fancies that he knows how long a line is necessary in order to produce a figure of eight square feet; does he not?