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like a boy


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Before there was MTV, before "American Idol" made overnight stars of people you never heard of, there was "The Monkees," a band fronted by a diminutive singer named Davy Jones who was so boyishly good looking that teenage girls swooned the first time they ever saw him.
The four-piece group, led by the boyishly handsome Chris Martin (perhaps many in the crowd wondered, as I did, what his wife Gwyneth Paltrow was doing for New Year's Eve), came on just after 10pm and put in a solid set until just before midnight, perfectly timing what we thought was their last song to segue into a 20-second countdown to the New Year.
I'm boyishly excited that this is 'life part two' now.
He's both resigned yet at times boyishly optimistic, and is in best form as psychology geek in observation mode, disguised as a doorman on duty.
She is still too young to get married," he declares boyishly.
A community icon, Herm was 77 years old when I first met him, a big man with an unwrinkled, boyishly mischievous face that always seemed out of place on a body so worn down by time and hard work.
Jonathan Pierce's vocals are a mixture of Ian Curtis, Morrissey and The Cure's Robert Smith, drab one minute and then boyishly excited the next on songs like It Will All End in Tears and I Felt Stupid.
Exulting in his newfound fame, this boyishly handsome, unusually sweet-tempered "atheist with a soul" muses on his past and the people who paved the way for his success, including his pedantic, Kabbalah-quoting mentor, and a 6-year-old Hasidic math prodigy, but his soul-searching nearly causes him to forget to prepare for a dramatic public showdown with neoconservative Nobel laureate Professor Felix Fidley.
Still boyishly handsome, he does not remotely look his age.
The action has been ramped up several more notches as John Mercer, the boyishly dead-eyed hitman played by Andrew Buchan, enjoys beating up a paedophile then goes back into prison undercover to flush some information out of Leo Westbrook, the operation's Mr Big, or possibly even Mr Extra Large (Mark Benton).
Tall, slender, and boyishly handsome, he appears at ease in the ballet's vaguely Renaissance costumes and sets.
off her boyishly small hips and faint blond mustache.
Almost without realising it, I found myself imitating this procedure, accidentally playing out the book's topos--Reading Boyishly is one of the few academic books I have read in bed.
Boyishly pictured in the Wilton Diptych, Richard II's character and appearance have seemed well established.
Boyishly cute leading man Efron is blatantly the star attraction.