He sold his first painting at age fifteen – something like $17,000.
At her age, the words sounded strange.
"I have a son about your age," Cynthia said.
She recalled nothing beyond her human age of twenty-six years.
Giving up a child of any age had to be difficult.
We were not born in that age that had no word for change.
What's the point of living to a ripe old age if you can't enjoy yourself?
He looked to be about her age and his blond hair was neatly combed into a fashionable style.
Kind of makes you wonder what they were up to when she was my age, doesn't it?
We lost his mother to cancer at an early age and his father is in jail, convicted of fraud.
"I sure would have gotten it when I was your age," Fred said.
What do you do at age thirty, or, if you're lucky, forty?
The age would be the give-away, even if I feel seventy-seven.
In my younger days I slept on the ground half the summer, but old age makes you stiff.
This is not a defense of our present age; we will come to our own report card soon enough.
I could always tell if visitors had called in my absence, either by the bended twigs or grass, or the print of their shoes, and generally of what sex or age or quality they were by some slight trace left, as a flower dropped, or a bunch of grass plucked and thrown away, even as far off as the railroad, half a mile distant, or by the lingering odor of a cigar or pipe.
The two young men, the student and the officer, friends from childhood, were of the same age and both handsome fellows, though not alike.
We based the age on when the ownership of the mine changed hands and when it was last worked.
Dean knew from reading their newspaper comments and hearing of their exploits that age had in no way diminished their faculties.
He did the math—married seven years, divorced ten years— depending on her age when she married, she might be a young-looking forty.
If we had a better description of them it might pinpoint the age of the victim.
She couldn.t imagine what he.d been through: thrown out at such an age with a father who wanted him dead and brothers who hated him.
In our modern age, people disagree not just in terms of values they apply to knowledge, but they disagree on actual pieces of knowledge.
They will take advantage of the freedom from financial want that the modern age gives them and will focus on improving themselves and the world they live in.
She always reads such books as seeing and hearing children of her age read and enjoy.
I was sowing wild oats at that age and not thinking clearly.
On the record, tell the public this; you've been led to believe the psychic tipster is a woman of an age able to collect social security.
If there was a way to make him see what was in her head … to make him remember … she focused on Damian's memories, the ones before the dark age, when he and his brother were happy.
By the time Norman Borlaug passed away in 2009 at the age of ninety-five, he had become one of only six people to have won the Nobel Peace Prize, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, and the Congressional Gold Medal.
The implication is that any time they nursed, they felt pain as well, to learn at an early age that there is no pleasure to be had in life without pain.
Their aim, he said, was nothing less than "the lifting, from the backs and from the hearts of men, of their burden of arms and of fears, so that they may find before them a golden age of freedom and of peace."
In the modern age, we have simply transferred the competition to a new arena: the business world.
In the modern age, money is once again represented by bits, but a different kind altogether: Money went from gold to paper and is now digital.
As true as that was in Jefferson's time, our age has amplified all of it: both the miseries war can produce and the blessings peace can produce.
They need the Internet, mobile phones, computers, and the other accoutrements of the modern age for the wealth they bring.
Long before English became the lingua franca of the Internet age, the world has wanted a common language.
As a historian, I know it has been the vanity of every age to think it represents a high point in history.
I hope that, after reading this far, you appreciate that for our age, this is no idle boast.
No, quite the opposite: We live in what can only be termed the Age of Change.
Last week she made her doll an apron, and it was done as well as any child of her age could do it.
When at the age of fourteen she had had but a few lessons in German, she read over the words of "Wilhelm Tell" and managed to get the story.
When she was stricken down with the illness which resulted in her loss of sight and hearing, at the age of nineteen months, she was learning to talk.
Sainte-Beuve says, "Il vient un age peut-etre quand on n'ecrit plus."
This is an age of workers, not of thinkers.
They early introduce us to and detain us in scenery with which otherwise, at that age, we should have little acquaintance.
The Golden Age was first created, which without any avenger Spontaneously without law cherished fidelity and rectitude.
A brother would make the most sense, given the age difference.
To create a fake identity, one would need at a minimum, our age, physical description and picture.
Most of our cases proved to be runaways or missing persons and our limitations due to non-specific known time or age of the event continued to plague us.
The children were all elementary age, their dismembered bodies nothing but carnage.
I tried to make a photographer out of my godson Billy, but I'm afraid at his age there are a lot more interesting things to do, and they all have female names.
The age of the bone?
He rose to leave and then added, Whatever the age of that skeleton, the facts still remain that someone swapped the bones, someone stole the finger and 'metalman29' was offering an inflated price for the mine.
His age was wrong but that was when they suspected Martha's bones dated back to the 1960s.
Even his many years absence from visiting Ouray no longer eliminated him as a suspect now that the age of the bones was uncertain.
Until she was of age, Josh's sister, Alice, and her husband would live on the farm and maintain it.
Mums was her first choice because of confidentiality issues, but there probably wasn't much romance at her age and after so many years of marriage.
She listened to his rant, peppered with language no kid Toby's age should hear.
…and dying twenty years ago at the age of sixty-four.
She looked younger than Talal, and he wondered what her age might have been.
The etchings of age, pain, and sorrow were upon his brow and cheeks.
At the age of fourteen sun-cycles, before he reached manhood, he had lost all but his sisters, been proclaimed dhjan of a planet he couldn't even visit, and made battle commander of a war he knew nothing of.
All who reach old age must lose their strength and become like him, feeble and gray.
But the inventors of our age have put a billion transistors on an area the size of a postage stamp.
World War II ushered in the age of nuclear weapons.
Technological advances that displace human workers are similar in effect to two other concepts with which we are very familiar in the modern age: outsourcing and free trade.
In the modern age of communication and cheap transportation, food can be moved around the planet relatively easily.
(If that can be achieved, to my readers under age twelve, I hold out the possibility of Brussels sprouts that taste like chocolate.)
So, when I tell you we will see the end of war, if you are over thirty-five years of age, you have every reason to roll your eyes and tell me you have seen this movie before and aren't up for the sequel.
So while such an attack and its aftermath would not derail our eventual arrival at the next golden age, it quite possibly would delay it.
They talked to me of the age of the wine and the fame of the vintage; but I thought of an older, a newer, and purer wine, of a more glorious vintage, which they had not got, and could not buy.
Apparently she had forgotten her age and by force of habit employed all the old feminine arts.
Especially just at this age, so dangerous both for girls and boys.
And at your age what secrets can there be between Natasha and Boris, or between you two?
"Well, madam," he began, stooping over the book close to his daughter and placing an arm on the back of the chair on which she sat, so that she felt herself surrounded on all sides by the acrid scent of old age and tobacco, which she had known so long.
The old man began to sing, in the cracked voice of old age: Malbrook s'en va-t-en guerre.
When Prince Andrew entered the study the old man in his old-age spectacles and white dressing gown, in which he received no one but his son, sat at the table writing.
They had not met for nearly half a year and, being at the age when young men take their first steps on life's road, each saw immense changes in the other, quite a new reflection of the society in which they had taken those first steps.
Kutuzov still in the same place, his stout body resting heavily in the saddle with the lassitude of age, sat yawning wearily with closed eyes.
By his age he should have belonged to the younger men, but by his wealth and connections he belonged to the groups of old and honored guests, and so he went from one group to another.
A woman, bent with age, with a wallet on her back, and a short, long-haired, young man in a black garment had rushed back to the gate on seeing the carriage driving up.
Probably ten times the age of the birches that formed the forest, it was ten times as thick and twice as tall as they.
In spite of her age and plainness she had gone through the same process as the Rostovs, but with less flurry – for to her it was a matter of routine.
So they went through their memories, smiling with pleasure: not the sad memories of old age, but poetic, youthful ones--those impressions of one's most distant past in which dreams and realities blend--and they laughed with quiet enjoyment.
The countess, with a coldness her son had never seen in her before, replied that he was of age, that Prince Andrew was marrying without his father's consent, and he could do the same, but that she would never receive that intriguer as her daughter.
All these conversations, especially the joking with the girls, were such as might have had a particular charm for Petya at his age, but they did not interest him now.
Dron was one of those physically and mentally vigorous peasants who grow big beards as soon as they are of age and go on unchanged till they are sixty or seventy, without a gray hair or the loss of a tooth, as straight and strong at sixty as at thirty.
He despised them because of his old age and experience of life.
Don't fret, friend--'suffer an hour, live for an age!' that's how it is, my dear fellow.
He did not himself know his age and was quite unable to determine it.
The ideas of the Revolution and the general temper of the age produced Napoleon's power.
Most of the boys she dated would never have thought of practicing the age-old custom of walking around the car to open her door, or guiding her through the crowd with a gentle hand on one elbow.
Her age must have been mentioned at least a half-dozen times in the last six trips.
Yet working girls his age were usually either wives or soiled doves.
Quinn is our age but he jumped two school grades on academic excellence.
Birth information showed her age at twenty-six.
Debbie Woolrich, age nine, remains in the wind but there's little hope she's alive.
I would have been as nervous as a mouse on a cheese hunt at her age but Molly is raring to go.
She was unbelievably brave for her age and the situation.
She'd learned self-defense by the age of eleven and how to shoot a gun when she was twelve.
She went there for two summers, until she began turning everything she touched into something else, and her father was forced to pull her out of school at the age of twelve.
The second was closer to Han's age with midnight hair and eyes.
No warrior wants to die of old age, he said.
Beautiful women that rivaled Claire and men so handsome, even age couldn't diminish their muscular bodies or riveting looks.
He'd known love and trust only in the earliest stage of his life, when he had a family before he entered the dark age of his people.
About your age, I guess.
"He's the right age," Fred said.
Maybe I just had to reach a certain age, he said.
He was thirty-two sun-cycles, beyond the age when his forefathers had found their lifemates.
Mother's about two thousand years old; but she carelessly lost track of her age a few centuries ago and skipped several hundreds.
When eight years of age he was the best scholar at the famous school at Harrow.
(The use of such practices continued into the scientific age: While Jenner was inoculating people with his new smallpox vaccine, doctors were draining half a gallon of blood from George Washington for his sore throat, a procedure that hastened his death.
So you make sure that if your population of redheads had a million people with a certain distribution of age, the distribution in your non-redhead sample is exactly the same.
Some suspect we can be made to be healthy and energetic to the age of one hundred thirty and that's it.
And so at an early age, you took a wife, started having children, and supported yourself by farming.
In the Internet age, everyone fact checks everyone else.
At the age of twenty-six months scarlet fever left her without sight or hearing.
Age is no better, hardly so well, qualified for an instructor as youth, for it has not profited so much as it has lost.
I know a woodchopper, of middle age, who takes a French paper, not for news as he says, for he is above that, but to "keep himself in practice," he being a Canadian by birth; and when I ask him what he considers the best thing he can do in this world, he says, beside this, to keep up and add to his English.
The highest Petersburg society was assembled there: people differing widely in age and character but alike in the social circle to which they belonged.
At your age I was married.
A woman your age ought to be looking for a husband – or already married, not chasing all over creation in pants, trying to act like a man.
There were wide eighteenth- century ball gowns, women in little black dresses, one in a fifties poodle skirt, and several in dark dresses with ornate brocade on the bodice, like that of wealthy Middle Age royalty.
Angels jump from age to age.
Even at such a young age, Rhyn.s features were troubled and somber, as if he knew what kind of a life awaited him.
And yet, Katie and Alex were close siblings now in spite of their age difference.
Timothy Burton, age five, was last seen at one PM this afternoon in the back yard of his home in Warwick, Rhode Island.