Staring out the bay window at the old house, she abandoned her coffee cup on the window sill.
She didn't like putting her mother's old China in the dishwasher.
At ten years old, Jonathan was almost as tall as she was.
Six-month old Dandy nickered to his mother, but Casper was busy talking to Princess and Dawn.
At least at this point, the old house was paying for itself.
They would all get together and wash her old car, winding up in a gleeful water fight.
Maybe Nick and Angela would like to go with her to visit the old place in the mountains after she graduated.
The car had been shut up long enough that it smelled of old upholstery.
Old enough to know better.
Mr. Giddon, I am old enough...
Of course, Brandon was a little old for mama to be fussing over him.
My parents used to listen to those old songs.
What's the point of living to a ripe old age if you can't enjoy yourself?
My father lived to be ninety years old, and he never went on no fat diet.
They probably got my blood sample mixed up.
Davis, don't you think you're a little old for her?
You and Fritz are both old enough to be her father.
She was becoming a bitter old maid.
The old Indian gripped Bordeaux's arm and nodded, his mouth working into a snaggletoothed grin.
The old woman spoke to one of the younger women.
The shed at Hugson's Siding was bare save for an old wooden bench, and did not look very inviting.
I'll beat Old Prickly, all right.
The old horse panted a little, and had to stop often to get his breath.
What's the matter with you, old man?
"Ha, ha!" chuckled the old cab-horse; "they're not 'Gurgles,' little maid; they're Gargoyles."
"There comes old Farmer Mossback," said one of the men, laughing.
And the words of the old minister came true.
He was a very little boy, but before he was three years old he could read quite well.
When Cyrus was twelve years old he went with his mother to Media to visit his grandfather.
When Aesop was about twenty years old his master lost a great deal of money and was obliged to sell his slaves.
When we only understand the new technology in terms of the old, how we use the new technology is also solely an extension of how we used the old technology.
This tendency to only be able to see new technology as an extension of the old is exactly the phenomena we have seen with the Internet.
On the morning of June 28, 1914, Archduke Franz Ferdinand of Austria and his wife Sophie, Duchess of Hohenberg, were shot dead in Sarajevo by nineteen-year-old assassin Gavrilo Princip.
Because I am a forty-two-year-old man and I pay with an American Express and was born on a Friday, part my hair on the left, and have a thirty-four-inch waist, the machine suggests what I should buy.
With the exception of Turritopsis nutricula—called the "Immortal Jellyfish" because it is believed to have no pre-determined lifespan—everything on the planet grows old and dies.
Its old-fashioned garden was the paradise of my childhood.
In those days a little coloured girl, Martha Washington, the child of our cook, and Belle, an old setter, and a great hunter in her day, were my constant companions.
Belle, our dog, my other companion, was old and lazy and liked to sleep by the open fire rather than to romp with me.
I made a terrified noise that brought Viny, my old nurse, to the rescue.
When I was about five years old we moved from the little vine-covered house to a large new one.
What old people say you cannot do, you try and find that you can.
Old people did not know enough once, perchance, to fetch fresh fuel to keep the fire a-going; new people put a little dry wood under a pot, and are whirled round the globe with the speed of birds, in a way to kill old people, as the phrase is.
You may say the wisest thing you can, old man--you who have lived seventy years, not without honor of a kind--I hear an irresistible voice which invites me away from all that.
It would be some advantage to live a primitive and frontier life, though in the midst of an outward civilization, if only to learn what are the gross necessaries of life and what methods have been taken to obtain them; or even to look over the old day-books of the merchants, to see what it was that men most commonly bought at the stores, what they stored, that is, what are the grossest groceries.
A man who has at length found something to do will not need to get a new suit to do it in; for him the old will do, that has lain dusty in the garret for an indeterminate period.
He spoke in that refined French in which our grandfathers not only spoke but thought, and with the gentle, patronizing intonation natural to a man of importance who had grown old in society and at court.
They say old maids have a mania for matchmaking, and though I don't feel that weakness in myself as yet, I know a little person who is very unhappy with her father.
It shall be on your family's behalf that I'll start my apprenticeship as old maid.
And each visitor, though politeness prevented his showing impatience, left the old woman with a sense of relief at having performed a vexatious duty and did not return to her the whole evening.
Old men and dull dispirited young ones who looked at her, after being in her company and talking to her a little while, felt as if they too were becoming, like her, full of life and health.