It comes in handy when you have a younger brother.
He was older, in his mid-thirties, and the light took longer to appear in his eyes than it had the younger man.
In my younger days I slept on the ground half the summer, but old age makes you stiff.
The partner, the younger of the two, began to circle to his left.
Eden grinned, appearing even younger than Xander remembered.
The old woman spoke to one of the younger women.
Leo had intended his younger brother Giuliano and his nephew Lorenzo for brilliant secular careers.
The girl was younger than Annie, but she was taken from her bed, same as Annie, and held for a week or more.
While his teenage action was untrustworthy, it was venial compared to abandoning the child to an abductor if that was what the cowering, younger Howie had done!
When she was younger, she'd loved it when he told her this.
"It's a pleasure, Yully," the younger of the two men said.
There were pictures on her mantle of the two of them together when he was younger, toys piled into a box near her couch, a school lunch menu and more pictures -- these apparently from past Halloweens --on the bulletin board on one wall of the kitchen.
The second looked like Kris might.ve in his younger days, when his face still glowed with hope.
They battled with great vigor and exaggeration to the cheering of the three younger boys until one turned and noticed her.
He looked at the younger woman hard, and Talal apologized quietly.
The bearded man was younger looking than Dean had thought when he first saw him drive by Bird Song, probably no more than late twenties.
Fitzgerald started to say something but Corday grimaced, let out a long sigh and nodded for the younger detective to leave.
There stood a tall bleached blonde who, Jackson guessed to be in her mid-forties, but she appeared younger thanks to cosmetic surgery and Pilates.
They looked much younger, so it must have been taken years ago and some pictures of a boy and a girl.
The passenger, skinny and much younger, had a facial tic that was very noticeable after he pushed back his hat and looked slowly at Dean who, in turn, continued to smile his silly smile.
It showed a good looking, much younger man, as Dean guessed it dated from when Byrne was first employed, 15 years earlier.
"Hey," she said, slapping him on the backside, "I'll give you a few more evenings to try before I turn you in for a younger model.
A younger man in a plaid shirt spoke up.
Dean lost his convoy of younger bikers on the short uphill and he paused momentarily at the crest to wipe his eyes and scan the roadway below him for his prey.
They left Eureka and Adora with the younger horses.
Jonathan was accepting the responsibility of his younger siblings – without being directed to do so.
You're not gonna learn any younger, that's for sure.
The younger Eadulf was slain by Siward, probably in the reign of Hardacanute.
Giovanni's younger brother Giuliano was placed at the head of the republic, but the cardinal actually managed the government.
Died in February 1513, and the conclave, after a stormy seven day's session, united on Cardinal de' Medici as the candidate of the younger cardinals.
And two passages in the letters of the younger Pliny mention a descendant of the poet, one Passennus Paullus.
LUIS MANUEL FERNANDEZ DE PORTOCARRERO (1635-1709), cardinal archbishop of Toledo, was a younger son of the marquis of Almenara and was born on the 8th of January 163 5.
The two quarrelled and the younger stabbed the elder.
Arnulf's younger son, Arnulf II., continued the struggle against Otto I., and sometime before his death in 954 was made count palatine in Bavaria.
He was successful in winning the support of many of the younger princes, and in establishing a new court of justice, the members of which were named by himself.
He was the last notable representative of the New England School, in which his predecessors were the younger Edwards, John Smalley (1734-1820) and Nathaniel Emmons.
See The Life and Death of Mr Vavasor Powell (1671), attributed to Edward Bagshaw the younger; Vavasoris Examen et Purgamen (1654), by E.
On the birth of Avicenna's younger brother the family migrated to Bokhara, then one of the chief cities of the Moslem world, and famous for a culture which was older than its conquest by the Saracens.
He had seen considerable of life in the cities in his younger days, and knew that this regal palace was no place for him.
It often left them partially paralyzed, in wheelchairs or iron lungs (a term that's now all but forgotten and will likely send younger readers to Wikipedia).
Younger people have less wealth than older ones, on average.
The younger child was blind--that was I--and the other was Martha Washington.
She is very fond of children younger than herself, and a baby invariably calls forth all the motherly instincts of her nature.
There are a few who remember his little patch among the walnuts, which he let grow up till he should be old and need them; but a younger and whiter speculator got them at last.
The year beginning with younger hope than ever!
"What a charming creature your younger girl is," said the visitor; "a little volcano!"
The two younger ones were embroidering: both were rosy and pretty and they differed only in that one had a little mole on her lip which made her much prettier.
The chest in the passage was the place of mourning for the younger female generation in the Rostov household.
"Permit me, Princess, to know what is necessary and what is not necessary," said the younger of the two speakers, evidently in the same state of excitement as when she had slammed the door of her room.
"I don't even know what is in this paper," said the younger of the two ladies, addressing Prince Vasili and pointing to an inlaid portfolio she held in her hand.
Another, a younger voice, interrupted him: "Afraid or not, you can't escape it anyhow."
The younger sisters also became affectionate to him, especially the youngest, the pretty one with the mole, who often made him feel confused by her smiles and her own confusion when meeting him.
At the other end sat the younger and less important guests, and there too sat the members of the family, and Pierre and Helene, side by side.
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.
The younger ones occupied themselves as before, some playing cards (there was plenty of money, though there was no food), some with more innocent games, such as quoits and skittles.
During the dull day, in the course of which he was entertained by his elderly hosts and by the more important of the visitors (the old count's house was crowded on account of an approaching name day), Prince Andrew repeatedly glanced at Natasha, gay and laughing among the younger members of the company, and asked himself each time, What is she thinking about?
Natasha at once recognized the shorter and younger man in the white uniform: it was Bolkonski, who seemed to her to have grown much younger, happier, and better-looking.
Fedya Obolenski is younger than I, and he's going too.
On seeing the young master, the elder one with frightened look clutched her younger companion by the hand and hid with her behind a birch tree, not stopping to pick up some green plums they had dropped.
"They are waiting for their younger son," Pierre replied.
The two younger ones had both married.
But he, my younger brother, had five little ones, while I, you see, only left a wife behind.
Lying on his bed during those sleepless nights he did just what he reproached those younger generals for doing.
He imagined all sorts of possible contingencies, just like the younger men, but with this difference, that he saw thousands of contingencies instead of two or three and based nothing on them.
But these were only suppositions, which seemed important to the younger men but not to Kutuzov.
The contemptuously respectful attitude of the younger men to the old man in his dotage was expressed in the highest degree by the behavior of Chichagov, who knew of the accusations that were being directed against Kutuzov.
Of course, most of the boys she dated were much younger than Yancey.
Maybe it was because Allen was younger, or because Yancey had a child.
Boys younger than Royce were working unsupervised.
They looked at one another until one of the younger looking men was pushed forward, as a spokesman.
Her vision cleared, and she looked into the face of the man from her vision, though he was much younger standing before her.
Even the younger Guardians referred to him by the ancient title that meant my king.
I was in the water fight myself when I was younger than you.
But he'd won her as Kisolm's younger brother, Romas, had decreed, which should alleviate any accusations brought on by their clan, if Kisolm's father talked some sense into the arrogant crown prince.
She looked younger than Talal, and he wondered what her age might have been.
Cynthia just ignored them, instead watching the younger, more civilized occupants of the room play their card game.
He slapped Ryland on the back before the younger man could move.
The younger man said with a big grin.
Carmen was only two years younger than Josh, so it was no surprise that they had become inseparable playmates.
He stopped to talk to several, checked a few weapons with nods of approval, and patted the younger ones on the back.
Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.
These guests--the famous Count Rostopchin, Prince Lopukhin with his nephew, General Chatrov an old war comrade of the prince's, and of the younger generation Pierre and Boris Drubetskoy--awaited the prince in the drawing room.
She was two years younger then.
Jenny is younger than any of us!
The woman before him was younger than he expected and cute in an elfin way, with large eyes, a tapered chin, delicate jaw line, and expressive brow.