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boy Sentence Examples

  • I could see a man and a boy some distance away, pitching hay into a horse drawn wagon.

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  • You are the sweetest boy in the world.

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  • Are you blaming a little boy for what his mother did?

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  • You think the boy might not be mine?

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  • The boy just turned six.

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  • But although the Munchkin was hardly tall enough to come to Zeb's shoulder he was so strong and clever that he laid the boy three times on his back with apparent ease.

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  • For a moment the boy did not know what he meant by this question.

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  • As she passed a neighbor boy, he waved at her, his two missing front teeth displayed in a sweet smile.

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  • One little boy chose "The Horse."

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  • Boy, the fight ain't half out of her.

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  • "What are those holes up there?" enquired the boy, pointing to some openings that appeared near the top of the dome.

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  • "Gid-dap!" cried the boy, and at the word Jim slowly trotted into the courtyard and drew the buggy along the jewelled driveway to the great entrance of the royal palace.

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  • The announcement went on to describe what the young boy was wearing and listed a tip line phone number to call with information.

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  • The boy was startled and his eyes were big.

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  • A Colorado farm boy was found cowering from his father's wrath in the loft of a barn while a retarded Illinois ten year old was lured to the house of a local registered sex offender after being told his parents had sold him to the man.

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  • The photo was fuzzy and the boy was young, but the eyes - she was sure it was Bordeaux.

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  • He grabbed the child under his arm and after dropping the now limp boy on the other side, climbed back over.

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  • She opened the door to find a little Mexican boy holding a package.

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  • "None of us has had breakfast," said the boy; "and in a time of danger like this it's foolish to talk about eating."

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  • Corn, my boy, for fodder; corn for fodder.

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  • "Excuse me, ma'am," the boy called out in a quiet, nervous voice.

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  • Boy must be very careful.

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  • The boy was jubilant to be with a dad he loved and away from an overly strict mom.

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  • A farm boy gone city.

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  • If the boy had been his, how would his good intentions have made her husband feel?

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  • The story related the successful return of a young boy kidnapped from his San Francisco home.

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  • He took the boy on his knee, played with him, and looked round at Princess Mary.

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  • They'd like to search the LeBlanc's place on the off chance our boy broke in there too and maybe got careless.

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  • "Boy or girl?" he asked, genuinely happy about Damian and Sofia's first child.

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  • The boy was meant for greatness-- and darkness.

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  • What about this boy Allen who called yesterday?

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  • She set down the bird-cage and poked the boy with her parasol.

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  • This boy loved pictures.

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  • I know him when he was boy and I love him then.

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  • The little boy was unconscious.

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  • While uneasy, Damian suspected Jenn was seasoned enough to handle the boy for a month.

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  • "They seem like open-work," remarked the boy, gazing intently.

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  • "Will it hurt?" asked the boy, in a voice that trembled a little.

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  • The boy was only four years old, and the girl was not yet six.

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  • He had not gone far when he met a larger boy, who was blowing a whistle.

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  • With one hand the little boy clung to his sister's arm, and with the other he held his primer.

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  • With a softened, happy, timid look she watched the boy she loved in the arms of the man she loved.

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  • Tessa admitted that the boy belonged to her husband.

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  • Also, turning her head, she found that she could see the boy beside her, who had until now remained as still and silent as she herself.

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  • Sunday began with a lost boy who we located in a local forest but was found by the time we called in the tip.

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  • Fortunately, the boy ran off but the police, who were following Bryce based on our earlier tip, photographed his attempted abduction.

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  • "Gid-dap!" called the boy, again.

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  • Then she told me that she had a beautiful story about a little boy which she was sure I should like better than "The Scarlet Letter."

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  • He said he was the little boy in the poem, and that the girl's name was Sally, and more which I have forgotten.

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  • "Come on, boy," she said to the bay as she turned to the wagon.

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  • Neither the boy nor the girl spoke again for some minutes.

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  • If our boy made his getaway at more than five or ten miles an hour, you can bet your ass he was on one of these babies.

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  • The others agreed readily to this sensible suggestion, and at once the boy began to harness Jim to the buggy.

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  • But believe me, my dear boy, there is nothing stronger than those two: patience and time, they will do it all.

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  • "Oh, what a boy I was!" he said aloud bitterly.

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  • It was a portrait, painted in bright colors by Gerard, of the son borne to Napoleon by the daughter of the Emperor of Austria, the boy whom for some reason everyone called "The King of Rome."

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  • A very pretty curly-headed boy with a look of the Christ in the Sistine Madonna was depicted playing at stick and ball.

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  • The handsome boy adjutant with the long hair sighed deeply without removing his hand from his hat and galloped back to where men were being slaughtered.

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  • "Isn't it fine, eh, Uncle Ignat?" said the boy, suddenly beginning to strike the keyboard with both hands.

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  • Over the three day period, we located one lost boy, identified two girls as runaways and fingered a true abduction.

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  • "Are we only half way up?" enquired the boy, in a discouraged tone.

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  • "Poison, my boy!" cried King Astyages, much alarmed.

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  • In another case, a missing twelve year old boy turned out to be a runaway.

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  • It began with the Rhode Island boy who disappeared last September.

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  • "What sort of place is this?" asked the boy, trying to see more clearly through the gloom.

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  • Then, suddenly, an awkward half-grown boy who sat right in front of the master's desk turned squarely around and whispered to Tommy Jones, three desks away.

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  • We were checking the mare and she bolted, knocking the stable boy down.

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  • "It could be a girl and a boy?" she asked hopefully.

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  • Betsy lined up two likely abductions and she was anxious to get started, Quinn had already performed his part, setting his apparatus appropriately for a rural Iowa location where a twelve year old boy had gone missing.

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  • "If that is so," said the boy, "how could he do that wonderful trick with the nine tiny piglets?"

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  • One moment Dorothy sat beside them with the kitten in her lap, and a moment later the horse, the piglets, the Wizard and the boy were all that remained in the underground prison.

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  • Boy, did that sound familiar.

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  • Howie was able to view the abduction, though it was particularly brutal as the young boy was knocked unconscious and bleeding.

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  • Cooms doted on the boy who seemed to return his affection.

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  • Our boy John Luke Grasso drives a motor home!

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  • "He's safe for now," Dusty said, his own mind going to the boy who'd been a vamp for a day.

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  • "I don't know," answered the boy, looking around him curiously.

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  • Then, having tied the wooden creature securely, the boy buckled the strap and tossed his prisoner into the buggy.

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  • "I will," said the boy, and let himself slide over the edge.

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  • "Was Ozma once a boy?" asked Zeb, wonderingly.

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  • "It's lucky we got here, though," said the boy; and Jim thought of the dark cave, and agreed with him.

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  • "Well, it's a bargain," said the boy; and he gave the whistle to Benjamin, and took the pennies.

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  • The boy played on the grass near by.

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  • Everybody was astonished, for that boy was the best scholar in the school, and he had never been known to break a rule.

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  • "Well, boy, what have you got?" asked one of the robbers, as he pulled Otanes from his horse.

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  • We would get on our toboggan, a boy would give us a shove, and off we went!

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  • Almost every New England boy among my contemporaries shouldered a fowling-piece between the ages of ten and fourteen; and his hunting and fishing grounds were not limited, like the preserves of an English nobleman, but were more boundless even than those of a savage.

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  • A little serf boy, seeing Prince Andrew, ran into the house.

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  • A young round-faced officer, quite a boy still and evidently only just out of the Cadet College, who was zealously commanding the two guns entrusted to him, addressed Pierre sternly.

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  • He's not a plow boy, and he will finish his schooling.

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  • "Yes. Uncle Bill Hugson married your Uncle Henry's wife's sister; so we must be second cousins," said the boy, in an amused tone.

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  • One day he would order his camp bed to be set up in the glass gallery, another day he remained on the couch or on the lounge chair in the drawing room and dozed there without undressing, while--instead of Mademoiselle Bourienne--a serf boy read to him.

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  • Nicholas also noticed that look and, as if understanding it, flushed with pleasure and began to kiss the boy with good natured playfulness.

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  • Do you want a boy or a girl, Dad?

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  • The boy who sat beside him was his son.

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  • He said it would work for a girl or a boy.

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  • After all, her husband was the one who had custody of the boy.

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  • I'm sorry about that, boy.

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  • Would this friend be a boy?

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  • Brandon is no plow boy.

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  • You set yourself up for that, boy.

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  • The stoical Russell Cade was stammering around like a school boy.

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  • He might kill the boy!

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  • Martha was angry, certainly at the perpetrator but also at the Warwick police for not summarily arresting the man and rescuing the boy.

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  • Her concern was exclusively directed toward the boy's welfare.

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  • The young boy was frightened and groggy but appeared unharmed.

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  • I want to help before it's too late, like with the little boy.

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  • Don't forget the Burton boy is alive because of us.

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  • The case was only hours old when Betsy spotted it giving us hope for the boy's recovery and the perpetrator's arrest.

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  • Number three was a father taking a son from the boy's mother who held custody rights.

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  • He watched a man and woman grab Eric when he went to the bathroom and with her hand over the boy's mouth, push him into a car.

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  • She was several miles from where she was supposed to be, off to meet a boy.

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  • The perpetrator proved to be a thirteen year old girl, scarcely known to the victim, jealous of an older boy's changing affections.

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  • Thankfully, the boy was located before any major harm was done.

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  • When they finally interrogated the boy he let enough kitties out of the sack for the detectives put it all together.

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  • It's a boy's life that's important, Ben.

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  • Your boy Dan Brennan got me into the Federal exit and entrance records at the Canada border!

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  • Last night we ran a session on the little boy Betsy texted us about.

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  • You see, guys who just hunted down women looked down on the children snatchers and the scum that took on little girls thought they were a rank better than the little boy snatchers.

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  • Choppy scenes of the boy's past and future blinked into her thoughts.

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  • There was more to the boy's intentions than he let on.

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  • I'm not afraid of a boy.

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  • You should fear this boy.

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  • "Cody, watch where you're going!" a mother scolded the little boy sprawled on the floor.

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  • She froze at the sight straight out of her vision—the little boy, Cody, spread-eagled in the street near the storm drain.

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  • He was not a pretty boy but a man with rugged, bad-boy beauty and a slow sensuality about his movement that made her heart skip a beat despite her pain.

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  • The images in her mind were of a little boy dying in the street, of Jake's death, of the deaths of many others.

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  • "Down, boy," Ving said, taking his arm.

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  • I saw how you were created from a seventeen-year-old boy who wanted nothing more than for your mistress to love you.

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  • His ex-wife dragged the boy to another state and he never saw the lad again.

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  • It was as if God had taken the boy to heaven.

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  • I've known the boy since the week he was born— from cribs, to toys, to basketballs, to girls.

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  • The wild flowers are spectacular in Yankee Boy Basin and with this weather, we'll have the place to ourselves.

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  • "It's only up to Yankee Boy," Westlake prodded.

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  • He's just a boy!

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  • You know what your boy's got in his knapsack?

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  • He lived right here in town as a boy.

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  • Dean wondered if the boy played other sports.

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  • Why does it have to be a boy?

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  • Boy, did the tongues wag!

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  • There, amid a cluster of floats, Boy Scouts and ballerinas, four of Fred's lady friends were in the final stages of hanging bunting about a beautiful old touring car whose vintage or name Dean couldn't identify.

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  • When Dean didn't introduce himself, Faust gave Jennifer what he meant as an "old boy" pat on her arm and added, "Checking out the property one last time?"

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  • He wiggled out of his shirt and placed it over the boy's lifeless face and sat down to wait.

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  • Do you think she chased the poor boy down the mountain?

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  • The only picture was of a teenage boy, apparently the deceased brother.

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  • Fred gave the woman a petulant little boy look but then smiled and patted her arm.

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  • Someday, if you're a good boy, I'll let you listen.

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  • A tow-haired boy happily dropped a Marlboro cigarette box in the churning water and then ran downstream to monitor its progress.

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  • He said he told a young lad about them in hopes the boy would 'find' them and eliminate Billy from being accused.

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  • I couldn't let that happen nor could I remove them myself since Billy and the boy had seen them.

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  • No. I loved that boy.

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  • There were six students around five-years-old and an older boy on the verge of puberty sitting around a beautiful blond, who was reading a book out loud.

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  • "Auntie Hannah, this isn't … who you think it is," said the oldest boy in the class.

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  • "I just escaped!" the boy whined.

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  • The boy's face turned red.

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  • When she awoke, it was to find the face of the boy, Toby, hovering over hers.

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  • Katie ignored the glare leveled on her while the woman cooed to the little boy.

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  • The woman and boy left while she filled out the paperwork and then set it on a counter of what looked like an abandoned reception area.

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  • When she felt ready to snap, the black lady returned with the little boy in tow.

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  • The little boy followed her.

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  • The officer stared at her then held up an ID card with the boy's picture.

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  • The little boy ran to her side.

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  • Katie turned to stare at the little boy, who beamed a smile.

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  • The boy had clambered across her bed, shrieked happily, and chased the cat under the bed.

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  • Toby began to panic and pull, and the jaguar lowered itself farther to the ground, planting its back legs and jerking the boy towards the forest.

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  • She stood out of his way, barely able to care for a child and at a loss as to what to do with a boy on the verge of becoming a teenager.

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  • "Is it a boy or a girl?" he asked at last.

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  • It.ll be a boy.

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  • "Come on, lover boy," Rhyn said and slapped his brother.s arm.

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  • The boy seemed unsure how to respond and gazed at her, as did the others.

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  • If anything, she thought she was distressing the eldest boy.

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  • The boy blushed, appeared conflicted, and at last gave a stiff nod.

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  • When the midmorning sun grew too hot, she lowered her weapon and handed it to the boy beside her.

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  • She had already declared her intention of naming the baby Kiera whether it was a boy or girl.

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  • She was about to sneak away when A'Ran's sword lowered, and he turned, alerted by the boy's reaction.

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  • She wasn't sure how he'd lived with this type of treatment since he was a boy.

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  • The woman looked half frightened to death and the young boy with her never said a word.

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  • If she's so rich, why did she only book one room for herself and the boy?

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  • Cynthia described the woman and boy.

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  • The boy seemed attentive in spite of his muteness so Dean resumed sweeping up needles with his hand and continued to chatter.

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  • He looked up to see the boy standing above him, holding out a small spiral notebook.

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  • Just as Donnie was limply shaking Dean's hand, Cynthia returned, smiled at the boy, and offered her hand as well.

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  • There was a sound on the stairs and they all turned as the boy's mother paused just inside the room.

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  • There was no further sign of either Edith Shipton or the boy.

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  • But we don't even know for sure Donnie is her boy.

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  • "Me and Donnie just had a banana split," Fred said, putting his arm about the boy's shoulders.

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  • It strikes me the boy could use a friend.

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  • "This boy is a whiz at puzzles," Fred said as the Deans joined the group.

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  • The boy looked at his mother for an answer.

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  • The boy pulled away with a scowl and tapped on the newspaper puzzle, indicating he wasn't finished.

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  • "The boy can stay down here with us if it's all right with you," Dean said.

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  • The boy shook his head "no."

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  • Unless he claims to be Donnie's father or he's adopted the boy, I doubt he'd have any rights to see him either.

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  • At sixteen, while vacationing at a New Hampshire camp for girls, she had become involved with a local boy, Donald Ryland.

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  • She just shrugged her shoulders as if she could care less about his lack of vocalization and moseyed over to near where Fred and the boy were sitting, the notebook between them.

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  • Her and his boy.

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  • What does the boy say?

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  • He's drawing up papers to have her committed and flying out here to 'save' the boy.

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  • Unless the missus gets an court order on him or a good lawyer, she's back in the nest, and so's the boy.

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  • Donnie's mother Edith still hadn't returned and the boy was beginning to look worried, glancing frequently toward the door.

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  • "He's a very intelligent boy," Dean answered.

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  • Do you suppose the boy really did speak?

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  • Donnie's a nice boy and we're happy to have him.

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  • The boy complied, with a shy smile, and the group studied the notebook together.

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  • Cynthia asked the boy.

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  • I haven't seen my boy in over a year and I hardly got a chance to say more than 'hi' before she scooted him downstairs.

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  • I know I messed up, getting her pregnant and all, but I wanted to do right by her, and especially the boy.

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  • The boy, Jerry, fell in and drowned.

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  • Anyway, the boy is scared to death of Jerome, according to Edith.

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  • She called me a couple of days ago and told me she'd taken off and flown out to Colorado with the boy.

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  • But when I met her, the boy wasn't even with her and she laid this soap opera story on me about leaving Shipton and being pregnant.

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  • Don't get me wrong, I know she's hurting, but my main concern is my boy.

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  • Donnie Ryland is a very intelligent young boy, with a disability.

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  • The boy was enthralled and if Dean didn't know better, he'd have thought the two saw each other daily.

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  • They spotted Fred and the boy from the top of the slope.

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  • Dean called as he neared the boy and old man.

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  • Both he and the boy had their skis off.

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  • Some guy came up to him—not a skier, but whoever he was, it frightened the boy.

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  • Ryland didn't press him and the boy fell asleep before they had turned down the canyon toward the town of Placerville.

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  • The young boy snuggled close to his father.

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  • "Smart boy," Cynthia said to him, giving him a pat on the shoulder.

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  • Donald is so good with the boy.

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  • Donald thinks the boy should be in school.

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  • Had the boy deciphered and shared the lines of this far different Annie?

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  • He's a very bright boy.

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  • "That there's some pretty spicy material for the boy," Fred cautioned.

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  • The boy wouldn't say anything to Claire, would he?

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  • I hear he had a boy who drowned.

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  • "Donnie's going to sleep with Ryland tonight," Shipton said with a smile, as if he was sending the boy off to a slumber party.

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  • The boy smiled at the suggestion, but Shipton shook his head no.

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  • I think the boy is frightened of the man.

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  • The boy was too far away for Dean to hail but Dean hurried his pace in hopes of stopping him and asking if he'd seen Cynthia.

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  • There's the boy's father, Ryland, Gladys Turnbull, Claire Quincy....

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  • Dean managed to whistle down a young boy who agreed to use his snow blower on Dean's unfinished sidewalk, for an amount Dean considered ridiculous, but he knew he needed to get up to snuff on Shipton's fall before he was totally on the defensive.

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  • The boy is smart enough to see what Shipton was doing to his mother and he's the most logical one to have taken the knife in the first place.

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  • I saw the boy with his father earlier.

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  • You look like the poor little match boy.

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  • The young boy would be the only person Dean could think of who Cynthia would care enough to at least consider protecting.

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  • I know he's the boy's father.

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  • He can kill himself if he's fool enough to want to but the boy has no business up there.

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  • He's a nice little boy, a bit immature, but very intelligent.

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  • Dean couldn't hear what she said, but the boy gave her a hug and gestured to Martha who had hurried ahead to where Dean remained standing on the porch.

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  • Donnie won the first game with "cant" which Dean questioned, unsuccessfully, assuming the boy meant the more common version, "can't," which was unacceptable.

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  • He's someone who will take care of the boy, maybe better than she can.

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  • He's just a boy.

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  • Lord knows what he did to Donnie over the years to cause the boy to despise him so.

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  • Just be a good boy and you'll get there.

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  • The young boy scampered back to Ryland's side, still smiling.

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  • Franny just shrugged, as if she didn't want to say anything in front of the boy.

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  • The boy took his small note pad from his back pocket and carefully wrote, "What happened to Annie?"

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  • Dean asked the boy.

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  • Again, the boy shook his head no.

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  • The boy is smitten.

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  • I always figured dad might have murdered his son and frightened the boy into silence.

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  • But given the pair of parents the boy was forced to live with, it's a wonder he's as well adjusted as he is.

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  • Are you a bit touched about the head, boy?

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  • I mean people, my boy, people.

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  • This one had that old money, all-American boy swagger that begged for something cute.

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  • Hell yeah, that boy almost punched me for you.

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  • The last came from a boy in front.

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  • She had somehow found the most attractive features in the boy.

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  • I think you will be the first to die, pretty boy.

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  • I've got enough to do on this farm without looking after a pretty boy.

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  • Maybe Alex was no pretty boy, but he was certainly accustomed to more lavish surroundings.

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  • Don't issue orders to me like I'm a little boy.

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  • "Easy boy," Alex said gently.

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  • "You're going to like it here, boy," she said, giving him another pat.

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  • You've got to get up, boy.

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  • The boy froze then bolted.

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  • And I forbid you from killing Toby!  He's annoying and mouthy, but he's just a boy.  Or an angel or something.

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  • I can't imagine killing an angel is any better than killing a little boy.

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  • Toby's backpack was there along with his pink coat.  Rhyn straightened, angry at himself for not hearing the boy leave.  A flash of purple caught his eye through the trees, and he loped through the forest.

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  • They looked much younger, so it must have been taken years ago and some pictures of a boy and a girl.

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  • Boy, have you been bitchy lately.

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  • The game finished but Dean ignored an impulse to introduce himself and chat with the boy.

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  • I could never be sure the old boy wouldn't have a change of heart some night and blow me away just to prove his masculinity, or send some of his Philadelphia clients around to work me over.

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  • Dean introduced himself to the tall, good-looking boy who shook his hand firmly.

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  • "Thanks," the boy answered.

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  • The boy shuffled his feet, looking down at the ground.

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  • As Dean began to search the cards, a teenaged boy entered with a girl no more than 16 or 17 hanging on his arm.

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  • The boy asked for a room and paid for it in cash, getting the last two dollars from the girl.

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  • "Yeah," the boy said with a smile.

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  • The prin­cipal located the boy, who willingly answered Dean's questions once he learned his own activities were of no interest to the police.

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  • The boy stopped to think.

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  • Dean hadn't been around this many trees since he was a Boy Scout.

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  • The only exception to the lonely customers was a young fam­ily of four, husband, wife, girl about nine and boy about six.

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  • At one point, the girl dropped her napkin and the boy reached beneath the table, picked it up, and replaced it daintily on her lap.

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  • The boy discovered something on the menu to his liking and enthusiastically pointed it out to his father.

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  • There's not a chance in a mil­lion your boy was 50 miles from the drop so don't give Baratto any excuse to clam up on me.

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  • Do I detect you're not 100 percent sure the old boy drowned?

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  • The Ice Lady, Linda Segal, was going full bore at the Sentinel, trying to convince her reading public that the poor lad might have been saved had the local police properly conducted the search for the missing boy in a timely fashion.

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  • I hope they make you a stable boy in a pig farm in Iowa and you spend the rest of your life knee-deep in what pigs do best.

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  • Our boy was 'James Rogers from Lancaster, Pennsylvania.'

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  • The old man's face broke into a smile at the sight of Randy, and he shook the boy's hand.

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  • Get a good night's sleep tonight, boy.

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  • The concerned look on Randy Byrne's face told Dean that Cynthia's action, while not of itself so unusual, was totally out of character for the boy's mother.

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  • He listened for a few moments with Dean standing by the doorway as the boy's mother talked.

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  • Although it was decades since Dean's Boy Scout days and he didn't relish the thoughts of bed­ding his exhausted body on the ground, he felt, in addition to sav­ing money, his chance of running into his quarry in a camp ground was better.

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  • "Smart boy," Winston replied.

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  • If another boy gave her so much as a second look, he had words with him.

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  • Their only boy came along unexpectedly nine years later.

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  • Alex is a good boy.

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  • He's book smart and business savvy, but he's still a boy in some ways.

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  • In fact, he never liked Josh too well - but what man does like a boy who is going to take his little girl away?

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  • Heidi and Pretty Boy - who would have guessed?

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  • "He's not a pretty boy," Carmen said, her face burning warmer.

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  • I'm sure glad you weren't a boy, though.

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  • She was telling me about a little boy ...

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  • And this little boy — would he happen to have a mother and father?

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  • Of course, if the boy was interested in horses and the ranch, maybe it would be balanced out.

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  • A few weeks with Alex could do wonders for the boy.

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  • Alex was looking forward to this visit — the boy would enjoy the opportunity.

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  • Their house guest turned out to be a sandy-haired boy named Jonathan.

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  • He glanced down at Jonathan and covered the boy's eyes.

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  • He's a sweet boy.

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  • "Hold it, boy," Darian warned.

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  • The boy looked to be around ten with blond hair and cold, steady blue eyes.

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  • "I'm here because my master told me to be here," the boy said stubbornly.

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  • The boy's eyes flashed.

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  • "It's been doing this all morning," the boy said.

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  • The boy hesitated then left the floor where he sat and joined her sitting on the bed.

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  • She almost sighed, not sure what to tell the boy.

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  • Jenn took the boy's hand and led him out of the building into the bailey area.

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  • The boy crept closer to her, and she sought some subject to discuss that would calm him.

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  • She vaguely recognized the blond boy.

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  • "Thank you, Dusty," the youth said and ruffled the boy's hair.

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  • "Come, Dustin, we'll find a place for us," she whispered and held out her hand to the little boy.

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  • I'm not a lost boy anymore.

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  • She stopped, angry at herself for trying to protect the boy who was no longer a boy.

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  • Privately, she willed the boy away.

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  • She didn't say that she thought Damian would run circles around the boy and find a better solution.

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  • I don't have the pretty little boundaries you do, boy, Darian replied.

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  • He wasn't the conflicted boy anymore.

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  • The demon is too strong for a boy under the age of five summers.

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  • This boy is between six and ten summers, when his body is strong enough to contain the beast and yet still pure.

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  • Taran shrugged, and the boy approached, reaching out to rub his clothing between his hands.

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  • The boy murmured in wonder at the soft cloth.

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  • Taran smiled and pulled off his mantle, handing it to the boy.

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  • Pity for the boy increased as Taran studied the bruises on the youth's arms and face.

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  • Suddenly, the boy's gaze sharpened, and he pushed past him, stopping after a few steps.

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  • They reached a small group of horses, and the boy vaulted atop one, offering his hand.

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  • Taran held onto the boy, numb and terrified, as they rode long and hard, away from the beach, away from his slain father.

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  • The boy kicked and punched, unable to shake the man's grip.

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  • She recognized the messenger boy the moment he was led into the chamber.

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  • "My king," the boy said with a hasty bow.

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  • "My boy, you need to keep your thoughts straight," Hilden warned gently.

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  • Still, he was a good looking boy – tall for his age and lean.

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  • If it were something specific, it would be one thing, but Jonathan was a good boy and he didn't want to stifle him the way Carmen's parents did her.

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  • Alfonso wasn't a bad boy, but when he and Jonathan got their heads together, they made some poor choices.

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  • Neither boy had ever been deprived of anything they actually needed.

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  • I thought maybe a boy about Jonathan's age would be nice.

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  • Think how difficult it would be for the boy to adjust with all this going on.

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  • Jonathan is a good boy.

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  • He's a good boy, but now he's going through a difficult stage.

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  • What teenage boy wanted mommy taking him around to buy clothes?

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  • A young boy stopped his bicycle in front of the store and his thongs slapped bare heals as he entered.

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  • Megan glanced around and then realized the boy was referring to her.

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  • The boy obediently headed for the door.

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  • Now don't take up with some smooth talking country boy just because you're lonely.

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  • I was like a young school boy when Denton walked in.

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  • The boy ran through the crowded marketplace, dodging merchants' carts and weaving through the patrons.

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  • No one took pity on a young man in a mask the way they did a cute little boy with dirty hands and huge, innocent eyes.

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  • "Come in and close the door, boy," the wealthy woman directed.

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  • "How old are you, boy?" the woman asked.

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  • "I do not seek a handmaiden, boy," the stranger said.

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  • "Good boy," the woman said.

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  • "She said you are a thoughtful, sensitive, strong boy with a unique gift," she said.

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  • It's why I'm here this evening, boy.

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  • No, boy, she won't.

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  • There are more of us, boy.

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  • Life is about choices, boy, those you make and those you don't.

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  • "Have you ever heard of a human, boy?" the woman asked him.

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  • There are two realms, boy, the human realm and ours.

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  • Yes, boy, you will.

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  • The boy you adopted is now an animal without restraint.

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  • She remembered the strong, thoughtful little boy whose life she decided to sacrifice for her cause.

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  • "How does it feel, boy?" she asked gruffly.

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  • A lanky boy in his late teens stood beside the bed.

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  • I guess I did, didn't I, boy?

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  • I haven't met the boy yet.

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  • "The spineless pretty boy who couldn't defend you against a paper plate?" he asked.

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  • "It's a boy," he said over his shoulder.

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  • "I hope you're not threatening me, boy," the Other said, gaze taking in the vamps.

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  • We're having a boy.

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  • A book of stories of adventure on the sea, which he read over and over again when a boy, had filled him with a longing for a seafaring life.

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  • He was educated privately and was so precocious a boy as to translate a Latin version of the Battle of the Frogs and Mice into French in 1796, which was published by his father in 1797.

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  • As a boy he worked on his father's farm, attending school for only brief periods, and in 1808-1812 he lived at Wheeling, Virginia (now W.

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  • George himself as a boy of fourteen took part in the great battle of Lipan, which marks the downfall of the more advanced Taborites.

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  • She had acted in the same way with his elder brother, who had been ill a year or two previously, but on his recovery the boy continued to be educated as a Jew.

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  • When a boy he visited England, and he had an English tutor for some time in Cairo.

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  • Artisans came from a great distance to view and honour the image of the popular writer whose best efforts had been dedicated to the cause and the sufferings of the workers of the world; and literary men of all opinions gathered round the grave of one of their brethren whose writings were at once the delight of every boy and the instruction of every man who read them.

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  • As a boy he attended the Volksschule of his native village, and at the age of seventeen, having passed through the gymnasium of Kdslin, went to Berlin to study medicine.

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  • succeeded to the throne when a boy of six.

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  • Eupator, called the Great, a boy of eleven, now succeeded his father.

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  • At twelve the boy was placed on the foundation of St Paul's School (then in St Paul's Churchyard), and in his nineteenth year he obtained an open scholarship at Balliol.

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  • The boy's mother was of Huguenot descent.

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  • The cause of his son Conrad was sustained in Lower Italy by Manfred, one of Fredericks many natural children; and, when Frede- Conrad died in 1254, Manfred still acted as vicegerent ricks for the Swabians, who were now represented by a boy SUCCCS Conradin.

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  • After Galeazzo Marias assassination, his crown passed to a boy, Gian Galeazzo, who was in due course married to a grand-daughter of Ferdinand I.

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  • He officiated at the coronation of the boy king Edward VI., and is supposed to have instituted a sinister change in the order of the ceremony, by which the right of the monarch to reign was made to appear to depend upon inheritance alone, without the concurrent consent of the people.

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  • He had come to Egypt as a boy after his father's death, and was brought up by his wealthy maternal uncle Mordecai Francis.

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  • The boy, according to the legends which soon grew round his life, was a " wonder-child," and early displayed marvellous capacity.

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  • The head of her elder brother, the boy earl marshal, had been stricken off in the cornfield under the walls of York, but her younger brother's right to his father's dukedom was allowed by parliament in 1425.

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  • was allying himself with the Howards, Thomas Howard, a boy of eleven, had been betrothed to Anne, daughter of the late King Edward IV., and Henry VII.

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  • He is supposed to have been a native of Tarentum, and to have been brought, while still a boy, after the capture of that town in 272, as a slave to Rome.

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  • Livius himself took part in his plays, and in order to spare his voice he introduced the custom of having the solos (cantica) sung by a boy, while he himself represented the action of the song by dumb show.

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  • His father, a fisherman, took the boy when he was ten years of age to assist him in his calling; but the lad's eagerness for knowledge was unbounded.

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  • The government was administered under this treaty, but with considerable friction, until the end of 1898, when, upon the death of Malietoa, two rival candidates for the throne again appeared, and the chief justice selected by the three powers decided against the claims of Mataafa, and in favour of a boy, Malietoa Tanu, a relative of the deceased Malietoa.

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  • (Pierre Roger), pope from the 7th of May 1342 to the 6th of December 1352, was born at Maumont in Limousin in 1291, the son of the wealthy lord of Rosieres, entered the Benedictine order as a boy, studied at Paris, and became successively prior of St Baudil, abbot of Fecamp, bishop of Arras, chancellor of France, archbishop of Sens and archbishop of Rouen.

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  • When the boy grew up, he went to some funeral games at Thebes, and was recognized by the mark of a dragon on his body.

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  • chief of the clan) on the death of his kinsman Domhnall Boy O'Neill; a dignity from which he was deposed in 1455 by his son Henry, who in 1463 was acknowledged as chief of the Irish kings by Henry VII.

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  • Conn was twice married, Shane being the son of his first wife, a daughter of Hugh Boy O'Neill of Clanaboy.

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  • An ille gitimate daughter of Conn married the celebrated Sorley Boy MacDonnell.

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  • He fought an indecisive battle with Sorley Boy MacDonnell near Coleraine in 1564, and the following year marched from Antrim through the mountains by Clogh to the neighbourhood of Ballycastle, where he routed the MacDonnells and took Sorley Boy prisoner.

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  • Attended by a small body of gallowglasses, and taking his prisoner Sorley Boy with him, he presented himself among the MacDonnells near Cushendun, on the Antrim coast.

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  • Girl Scouts: Boy Scouts >>

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  • It is interesting, as bringing out the personal element in the traditional royal seat, that an inscribed sealing belonging to the earliest period of the later palace of Cnossus bears on it the impression of two official signets with portrait heads of a man and of a boy, recalling the " associations " on the coinage of imperial Rome.

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  • The working of children under twelve years of age in any factory or manufacturing establishment is unlawful, the working of children between the ages of twelve and thirteen in such places is allowed only on condition that they be employed as apprentices and have attended school for at least four months during the preceding year; and no boy or girl under fourteen is to work in such places during night time.

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  • Moreover, the pollen, instead of consisting of separate cells or grains, consists of cells aggregated into "pollen-masses," the number varying in different genera, but very generally two, four, or eight, and in many of the genera provided at the base with a strap-shaped stalk or "caudicle" ending in a flattish gland or "viscid disk" like a boy's sucker.

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  • Captivite de la famille royale au Temple (2 vols., 1852, and many subsequent editions), containing copies Of original documents, and essential to the study of the question, although its sentimental pictures of the boy martyr can no longer be accepted.

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  • His father began to teach him Latin, but ceased on discovering the boy's greater inclination and aptitude for mathematical studies.

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  • King and queen fly, carrying the child with them, and while the wife is tending her husband, who dies of a broken heart on his flight, the infant is carried off by a friendly water-fairy, the Lady of the Lake, who brings the boy up in her mysterious kingdom.

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  • His first acquaintance with chemistry was gained as laboratory boy to an apothecary in Rouen (1777-1779), and after various vicissitudes he obtained an introduction to A.

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  • Fortunately at Arbois he came under the influence of an excellent teacher in the person of the director of the college, who must have discerned in the quiet boy the germs of greatness, as he constantly spoke to him of his future career at the Ecole normale in Paris.

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  • But he did not remain long in Paris, for, being a nervous and excitable boy, his health broke down, and he yearned for his home in Franche-Comte.

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  • The boy's talents justified the ambitious hopes which his parents entertained of his future.

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  • His constitution, weakly in childhood, strengthened with advancing years so as to allow him to get through an incredible amount of sedentary labour, while he retained to the last the fresh and cheerful temperament of a boy.

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  • It is suggested that Hylas was a harvest deity and that the ceremony gone through by the Kians was a harvest festival, at which the figure of a boy was thrown into the water, signifying the dying vegetation-spirit of the year.

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  • The duty of collecting and weighing evidence for himself was at every turn impressed upon the boy; he was taught to accept no opinion on authority.

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  • It was to prevent any falling off from this high moral standard till it should become part of his being that his father kept the boy so closely with himself.

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  • It seems unhappy only when we compare it with the normal life of a boy and decline to imagine its peculiar enjoyments and aspirations.

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  • Mill complains that his father often required more than could be expected of him, but his tasks were not so severe as to prevent him from growing up a healthy and high-spirited boy, though he was not constitutionally robust, and his pursuits were so different from those of other boys of the same age.

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  • In 170 Egypt, governed by regents for the boy Ptolemy Philometor, attempted to reconquer Palestine; Antiochus not only defeated this attempt but invaded and occupied Egypt.

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  • Nicator (first reign 145-140) was a mere boy,' and the misgovernment of his Cretan supporters led to the infant son of Alexander Balas, Antiochus Vi.

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  • As a boy he showed evidence of remarkable talents, and his father Leonidas gave him an excellent education.

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  • Already the boy had avowed his resolve to be a soldier.

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  • Seeing that the younger boy was almost entirely ignorant of French, he took him with Joseph to the college at Autun at the close of the year 1778.

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  • The boy was afterwards pensioned by the French government, and died in Haiti in 1825.

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  • From this the boy received the name of Ca Chulinn or Culann's Hound.

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  • The Feast of Holy Innocents became a regular festival of children, in which a boy, elected by his fellows of the choir school, functioned solemnly as bishop or archbishop, surrounded by the elder choir-boys as his clergy, while the canons and other clergy took the humbler seats.

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  • A shepherd boy named Stephen had appeared, in France, and had induced thousands to follow his guidance: with his boyish army he rode on a wagon southward to Marseilles, promising to lead his followers dry-shod through the seas.

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  • That, too, had begun with a shepherd boy: the leader of the Pastoureaux, like the leader of the children, promised to lead his followers dry-shod through the seas; and tradition even said that this leader, "the master of Hungary," as he was called, was the Stephen of the Children's Crusade.

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  • Young Nick's Head, the southern horn of the bay, was named from Nicholas Young, his ship's boy, who first observed it.

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  • between a king who is a boy and one who is of noble birth may allude to historical persons.

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  • The antithesis is not exact; we expect either "boy and mature man" or "low-born and high-born."

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  • hominis has been described from a boy.

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  • In parliament he was a member of the "Boy Patriot" party which opposed Sir Robert Walpole.

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  • He was a boy of a refined nature, a wide reader and an eager student.

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  • As a little boy he would take his place among the pupils of the monastic school, though he would soon pass to the ranks of the teachers, and the fact that he was ordained deacon at nineteen, below the canonical age, shows that he was regarded as remarkable both for learning and goodness.

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  • While still a boy, he showed promise of rare literary gifts, and distinguished himself by his facility in the acquisition of knowledge.

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  • " When I was a boy," he writes, " receiving my education in Rome, I and my schoolfellows used, on Sundays, to make the circuit of the sepulchres of the apostles and martyrs.

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  • Compare the case of a boy who learns to ride a bicycle.

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  • The boy no doubt inherits a capacity for riding a bicycle, otherwise he could never do so.

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  • His father, a prosperous merchant in Breslau, intended Ferdinand for a business career, and sent him to the commercial school at Leipzig; but the boy got himself transferred to the university, first at Breslau, and afterwards at Berlin.

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  • As a boy, Henry drove his mother's cow to the pastures, and thus early became enamoured of certain aspects of nature and of certain delights of solitude.

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  • died, and was succeeded by his elder son, Ahmed I., a boy of fourteen.

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  • With an inexperienced boy on the throne, divided and untrustworthycounsels in :the divan, and the defences of the empire shattered, the house of Osman seemed doomed and the Turkish Empire about to dissolve into its elements.

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  • The rough experience of this voyage did more than endow him with renewed health; it changed him from a dreamy, sensitive boy, hereditarily disinclined to any sort of active career, into a selfreliant, energetic man, with broad interests and keen sympathies.

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  • His powers as a boy preacher became widely known, and at the close of 1853 he was "called" to New Park Street Chapel, Southwark.

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  • Young Marryat distinguished himself as a boy by frequently running away to go to sea; and at last, at the age of fourteen, he was allowed to enter the navy.

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  • The physically delicate boy was put into the ecclesiastical school of St Dizier, without any intention of a clerical career; but he decided for the priesthood, and in 1874 entered the Grand Seminaire of Chalons-sur-Marne.

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  • Stevenson when a boy used to make holiday occasionally, is a golf-course which was laid out by the Lothianburn Club.

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  • They kept their engagement when Robert died on his journey (1035), though the young duke-elect was a mere boy.

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  • In 1695 the boy Holberg was taken into the house of his uncle, Peder Lem, who sent him to the Latin school, and prepared him for the profession of a soldier; but soon after this he was adopted by his cousin Otto Munthe, and went to him up in the mountains.

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  • JOHN HORNE TOOKE (1736-1812), English politician and philologist, third son of John Horne, a poulterer in Newport Market, whose business the boy when at Eton happily veiled under the title of a " Turkey merchant," was born in Newport Street, Long Acre, Westminster, on the 25th of June 1736.

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  • The war of each against all continued; no taxes could be collected; the holders of the royal domains refused to surrender them at the command of the diet; and the boy king had very often neither clothes to wear nor food to eat.

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  • On the 14th Richard II., a boy of fourteen, undertook the perilous enterprise of riding out to confer with the rebels beyond the city wall.

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  • He worked as a farm-hand until he was 15, when he became an errand boy in a grocery conducted by his brother, Henry R.

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  • Deprived at an early age of his mother, the care of the boy devolved upon his grandmother, the marchioness of Halifax, a lady of culture and connexion, whose house was frequented by the most distinguished Whigs of the epoch.

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  • The family appear to have always belonged to the yeoman-tradesman class; their special home was the town of Saint-Loup. Voltaire was the fifth child of his parents - twin boys (of whom one survived), a girl, Marguerite Catherine, and another boy who died young, having preceded him.

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  • On his father's transference to Berlin, as director of the mint, the boy was sent to the Joachimsthal gymnasium there; his brilliant talents, however, did not develop until later, when at the university of Konigsberg he fell under the influence of Kant.

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  • In England each " gang " or " chair " consists of three men and one boy.

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  • In works, however, in which most of the goods are moulded, and where less skilled labour is required, the proportion of boy labour is increased.

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  • Elsewhere he was represented as a boy with a cornu copiae.

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  • Rudolf Snellius (Snel van Roijen, 15 4 6-1613), the mathematician, a native of Oudewater, then a professor at Marburg, happening at the time to visit his early home, met the boy, saw promise in him and undertook his maintenance and education.

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  • The marquis, perceiving the boy's ability, had him well educated, and got him a place as a lawyer's clerk.

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  • On the, 6th of September 1542 he defeated the army of Almagro the Lad in the battle of Chupas near Guamanga, and the boy was beheaded at Cuzco.

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  • A successor was found for him in his nephew Benedict IX., a boy of only twelve years of age.

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  • The idea of the god of love in Roman poetry is due to the influence of Alexandrian poets and artists, in whose hands he degenerated into a mischievous boy with essentially human characteristics.

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  • Even as a boy he had intense pleasure in reading St Thomas Aquinas and the Arab commentators of Aristotle, was skilled in the subtleties of the schools, wrote verses, studied music and design, and, avoiding society, loved solitary rambles on the banks of the Po.

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  • Hamilton was the early home of William Dean Howells, whose recollections of it are to be found in his A Boy's Town; his father's anti-slavery sentiments made it necessary for him to sell his printing office, where the son had learned to set type in his teens, and to remove to Dayton.

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  • SAINT DUNSTAN (924 or 925-988),' English archbishop, entered the household of King ZEthelstan when still quite a boy.

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  • The rich pastoral scenery of this part of Lincolnshire influenced the imagination of the boy, and is plainly reflected in all his early poetry, although it has now been stated with authority that the localities of his subject-poems, which had been ingeniously identified with real brooks and granges, were wholly imaginary.

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  • After receiving some rudimentary instruction from his father, the boy was sent to the grammar school of his native town.

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  • After some tuition at the vicarage of Seaforth, a watering-place near Liverpool, the boy went to Eton in 1821.

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  • " At Eton," said Bishop Hamilton of Salisbury, " I was a thoroughly idle boy, but I was saved from some worse things by getting to know Gladstone."

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  • But the boy proving too sensitive for the life of a public day school, was sent to Bristol to the private academy of Dr Lant Carpenter, under whom he studied for two years.

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  • The dragon-fly and the cicada afford ceaseless entertainment to the Japanese boy.

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  • The law presently interdicted these female comedians (onna-kabuki) in the interests of public morality, and they were succeeded by boy comedians (wakashu-kabuki) who simulated womens ways and were vetoed in their turn, giving place to yaro-kabuki (comedians with queues).

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  • Some of the eagles feathers, blown to his side, suggest the death of the bird; at his feet lies the corpse of the little boy, and the horror, grief and anger that such a tragedy would inspire are depicted with striking realism in the farmers face.

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  • When quite a boy he checked his own tendency to fits of passion on learning that his father trusted him to cure his defects.

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  • The boy came back to Eton a precocious rake.

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  • The affection of Charles Fox for his father was unbounded, but the passion for gambling which had been instilled in him as a boy proved the ruin of the family fortune.

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  • When his elder brother had a son, and his prospects were injured, he said that the boy was a second Messiah, who had appeared for the destruction of the Jews.

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  • He was a descendant of one of the founders of the New Haven colony, worked as a boy in an uncle's blacksmith shop and on his farm, and in 1797 graduated from Yale, having studied theology under Timothy Dwight.

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  • According to Sostratus, author of an elegiac poem called Teiresias, he was originally a girl, but had been changed into a boy by Apollo at the age of seven; after undergoing several more transformations from one sex to the other, she (for the final sex was feminine) was turned into a mouse and her lover Arachnus into a weasel (Eustathius on Odyssey, p. 1665).

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  • The boy was of an easy-going and pleasure-loving disposition, averse from sustained effort of any kind, and sensual by nature.

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  • During the three years he spent at Thebes the boy no doubt observed and learnt much.

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  • As a boy his health was delicate, so that it was thought best for him to spend much of his time at his grandfather Hall's home in Medford rather than in the city.

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  • Locke, who in his capacity of medical attendant to the Ashley household had already assisted in bringing the boy into the world, though not his instructor, was entrusted with the superintendence of his education.

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  • Other proteges were Crell, a young Pole, the two young Furlys and Harry Wilkinson, a boy who was sent into Furly's office at Rotterdam, and to whom several of the letters still extant in the Record Office are addressed.

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