manhood


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the state of being a man

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the quality of being human

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the status of being a man

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Perhaps that is the moment when he crosses the line into manhood. The boy is walking through the street of his town.
Always he had been con- scious of the girl growing into womanhood as he grew into manhood. Once on a summer night when he was eighteen, he had walked with her on a coun- try road and in her presence had given way to an impulse to boast, to make himself appear big and significant in her eyes.
I could only listen to the two sea-dogs, and show my manhood by drinking with them, fairly and squarely, drink and drink.
I waded through the mud, shoving the skiff before me and yammering the chant of my manhood to the world.
Possessed myself of a strong stomach and a hard head, inured to hardship, cruelty, and brutality, nevertheless I found, as I came to manhood, that I unconsciously protected myself from the hurt of the trained-animal turn by getting up and leaving the theatre whenever such turns came on the stage.
And one shall also help them thereto." Nietzsche partly divined the kind of reception moral values of this stamp would meet with at the hands of the effeminate manhood of Europe.
Happily for me, my acquaintance among the Rosalinds of the bicycle, at this period of my life, was but slight, and thus no familiarity with the tweed knickerbocker feminine took off the edge of my delight on first beholding Nicolete clothed in like manhood with ourselves, and yet, delicious paradox!
A recently-discovered "manhood stone" in Deeside has been called an "absolute beast" after weighing in at 456lb.
Summary: Akkar MP Walid Baarini said Monday that he had not meant to hint at sexual intercourse when he invited a senior female employee at Al Jadeed news channel to "try my manhood."
The most comprehensive narrative regarding the demonstration of manhood was provided by Lester, a 51-year old professional educator who has been married for 24 years and has four children, a 22-year and 20-year old son, and 18 and 15-year old daughters.
Men Beyond Desire: Manhood, Sex, and Violation in American Literature.
Black Manhood and Community Building in North Carolina 1900-1930
Throughout, Glover remains focused on the values, imparted by family and by peers, that marked an individual as a man as well as the actual public performances necessary to claim full manhood. Glover situates her work as an attempt to move beyond Bertram Wyatt-Brown's 'honor thesis', which has dominated the historiography of southern manhood, by importing a discussion of masculinity and gender studies into southern history.
But trophyism has been, for hundreds of thousands of years, part and parcel of a young man's graduation to manhood because it constitutes an advertisement of his ability to provide and/or protect.