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  • Maybe his father favored boys.

  • What if Señor Medena had three boys instead of three girls?

  • Most of the boys she dated would never have thought of practicing the age-old custom of walking around the car to open her door, or guiding her through the crowd with a gentle hand on one elbow.

  • Of course, most of the boys she dated were much younger than Yancey.

  • Boys younger than Royce were working unsupervised.

  • The two young women chatted endlessly about the latest fashion in Paris and the boys who were attracted to them.

  • He's got two boys that... well, calling them a handful would be an understatement.

  • I'm sure you were in love with me; all the boys were.

  • We learned later, at first the police were suspicious of the parents as they couldn't believe someone could enter a small house with sleeping adults and two boys in an adjoining room, and not be heard.

  • Lock your doors and windows, boys and girls.

  • That's the whole agenda; just rally 'round the flag, boys, chin held high.

  • The boys from Washington are going all out.

  • Now that it's light, the federal boys who are running this show are back to the drawing board.

  • Talon's boys are more violent than most of them.

  • One of your boys called me.

  • "Gotta go, boys," Damian said.

  • The boys are clumsy.

  • Is she having boys?

  • Now the boys are out there doing the same damn thing—more maps!

  • "Why don't you just ask the boys, David?" his wife said.

  • Dean didn't answer but had no intention of asking the boys diddly, at least for the near future, at least until he sensed what was going on.

  • Boys, we're getting a little loud here.

  • Is that the mine those Dawkins boys were fighting over the other night?

  • "So the boys are suing each other," Cynthia mused.

  • I wanted to stay there but I assumed my presence might make the Dawkins boys a tad uncomfortable.

  • The boys don't seem to like you very much either.

  • The boys were both adults when I married their father.

  • So what are the boys contending?

  • Let the boys fight over the few stocks and bonds Paul left, but I want to keep his fantasy.

  • He changed the subject by pointing out Brandon Westlake standing near the boys, his arm about Billy, as with animated motions he seemed to be giving last-minute instructions.

  • As they left, they bumped into Brandon Westlake as he made his way toward the boys.

  • Westlake is chasing down auction items the same as Fred, but I wonder what's so important to the Dawkins boys.

  • If I find out it was one of those Dawkins boys, I'll respond in like fashion, and out in the open, not hiding behind boulders.

  • God," she added, "wouldn't that be a hoot for the boys?"

  • Between the Dawkins boys and that Westlake fellow, I don't even have a room to call my own.

  • There was a clan of 'em, those Hutchins boys.

  • Don't forget the Dawkins boys, Dean told himself.

  • It did sound as if the Dawkins boys' temporary peace had come to an end, but Dean paid little heed to the raised voices.

  • I had my fun kicking a little butt with the boys, but enough is enough—I have a business to run back home.

  • Even if the bones were discovered and it was known the drowning was a ruse, no one would have suspected you boys.

  • They're having a spring festival at the preschool and I'm taking the boys.

  • He was a little resentful of the time she spent with the other boys.

  • She wondered if twelve-year-old boys played with stuffed animals.

  • The grinning boys were between ten and twelve, already tall and lanky.

  • The two boys across from her had managed to make messes of themselves and the table in what might have been a competition.

  • The boys across from Kiera began giggling.

  • Uninterested in watching people talk, she glanced again at the boys and nudged Evelyn.

  • The two pre-teen boys laughed.

  • A sharp word from Romas, and the two boys looked suddenly abashed.

  • "Except those boys," Kiera muttered.

  • They battled with great vigor and exaggeration to the cheering of the three younger boys until one turned and noticed her.

  • His eyes widened, and the two smallest boys looked at each other.

  • Three of the boys nodded vigorously in agreement.

  • After several attempts, the two older boys were satisfied and moved onto another strike and then another block.

  • The boys all bowed and watched her walk back into the house, curious and excited.

  • I was practicing swords with the boys in the yard.

  • Kiera liked her mind the way it was, liked roaming through the hallways and spending the mornings in training with the little boys out back.

  • "She's been … training with the boys," Ne'Rin said at the long silence.

  • The next morning, she started her normal daily routine and made her way to the courtyard where she trained with the boys.

  • A'Ran was with the boys.

  • One of the boys noticed her.

  • A'Ran turned to the boys and tossed his head.

  • He treated both boys equally—like they were a couple of pansies in his mind.

  • Why aren't you down there climbing up the icicles with the big boys?

  • Or the state boys?

  • 'Cause the CBI boys want to talk to you.

  • The state boys are real interested in this.

  • The state boys figure I'm too close to you to be what somebody calls 'objective'.

  • Don't tell the big boys I gave you a heads-up on this.

  • These boys have tunnel vision, you're at the end of the dark and the train's on time.

  • Your wife's the only other suspect in the eyes of the State boys.

  • Both boys were swimming and Edith was watching them, or was supposed to be.

  • The paper didn't give a whole lot of details but the boys got in trouble and Edith saved the youngest one, Donnie.

  • Maybe he blames her for both not watching the boys and then for saving her child and not his.

  • I don't believe in white-sheeted spirits that scare little boys or drag chains around or only come out in cemeteries on Halloween.

  • The groups of boys stopped upon seeing Elisabeth and elbowed each other.

  • "C'mon, boys," the general said, ushering them towards the doors.

  • No one wants my boys.

  • I keep pretty good tabs on my boys.

  • The boys had been playing switch and swap every time it suited their fancy since they had shared a crib.

  • They were missing and the only person who gave a damn was Mrs. Wassermann, the mother of the bouncing boys.

  • He's graduated to the family and papa takes care of his boys.

  • Hear-tell he's one of the local lawyers defending some of the Philadelphia family's bad boys.

  • The ol' boys at the station are about split down the middle but we're not privy to Byrne's lifestyle and I suppose that's the key.

  • The insurance boys at the local office are picking it up tonight.

  • The Wassermann twins, sainted boys according to the stilted account, had been all but ignored, accord­ing to the writer, Linda Segal, a name Dean didn't recognize.

  • Vinnie hadn't been marked because no one knew he'd accompanied the boys, until the twins came out from under their rock the prior weekend and were quickly nabbed and "ques­tioned."

  • If the boys sent Alfred Nota looking for him, they want this guy very badly.

  • I want to move him before the bad boys track him down and try to whack him.

  • Boys will be boys, you know.

  • At least somebody else would get the distasteful task of telling a wailing Mrs. Wassermann one of her bouncing baby boys was stretched out on a marble slab in Norfolk, Virginia.

  • I'd just as soon get back to purse snatchers and pot smokers and leave the big boys to you.

  • Are the bad boys being good this week?

  • The two boys ran out of the store, as frightened as the old man—only they presum­ably held their water.

  • Tom DeLeo continued doing legwork on the Wassermann case, a curious jurisdictional mess with the Federal boys in charge but legions of local flat feet in scattered municipalities doing their grunt work.

  • The boys in suits were keeping most of the facts to themselves, much to Leland Anderson's dismay.

  • Those boys want to take Vinnie on a one-way fishing trip.

  • Yes, those city bad boys might continue to kill one another but the innocents of this fair city had little to fear for their own.

  • We're picking up information in Maryland and we tagged where the family did in the Wassermann boys.

  • The boys were glad to earn 50 bucks and DeLeo was polite enough not to ask why a 74-year-old man was renting a one-way automobile.

  • Just keep away from the bad boys.

  • She wanted to know if I could pick the boys up from the sitter tonight.

  • Sometimes I think Katie took that job to get away from the boys.

  • Meanwhile, the boys could use some attention.

  • She had some shopping to do and the boys were in the way.

  • Carmen's attention drifted from the boys and she gazed out the bay window at the old farmhouse.

  • Tim squealed, bringing Carmen's attention back to the boys.

  • You boys are growing like weeds.

  • Did you want me to watch the boys for you?

  • Carmen lowered Jim to the ground and took both boys by the hand.

  • Katie didn't stay long and she took the boys with her when she left.

  • I took the boys down to see the buffalo.

  • We were comparing notes before the boys went their ways again.

  • The only thing boys his age think about is propagate, propagate.

  • Apparently the idea came up when the boys heard it called road apples.

  • Alex had been embarrassed, but Morino's response was basically "boys will be boys."

  • Besides, I don't know if I could handle two teen-aged boys.

  • From what she had read and gleaned from conversations with mothers of teen boys, Jonathan was typical for his age.

  • There were five boys in their band – two of them a rebellious age of fifteen.

  • It seemed that they rarely saw him anymore and those boys weren't the best influence.

  • Far stronger than boys many years older than he was, he bent and lifted her, carrying her to her permanent resting place.

  • to the boys.

  • He appears to have entered into consultation of a treasonable kind with Monmouth and others; he himself had, he declared, ten thousand brisk boys in London ready to rise at his bidding.

  • Behind the College is the Royal Hospital School, where woo boys, sons of petty officers and seamen, are boarded.

  • Kaisarieh is the headquarters of the American mission in Cappadocia, which has several churches and schools for boys and girls and does splendid medical work.

  • Four different grades of institution for agricultural instruction are under state direction: (I) farm-schools and schools of apprenticeship in dairying, &c., to which the age of admission is from 14 to 16 years; (2) practical schools, to which boys of from 13 to 18 years of age are admitted.

  • They give an education similar to that offered in the lyces for boys with certain modificationsin a curriculum of five or six years.

  • Jeake, Charters of the Cinque Ports (1728); Boys, Sandwich and Cinque Ports; Knocker, Grand Court of Shepway (1862); M.

  • Stringent rules, too, governed the food of women and the youth of both sexes, and it was only after initiation that boys were allowed to eat of all the game the forest provided.

  • In South Australia boys had to undergo three stages of initiation in a place which women were forbidden to approach.

  • of the mountains, which came to be known as the Green Mountain Boys.

  • The Green Mountain Boys, with some help from Connecticut, captured Fort Ticonderoga on the 10th of May 1775, and took part in the Canadian expedition of 1775 under Montgomery and Schuyler.

  • 3d., and boys from 6d.

  • Elementary, of two grades, of the lower of which there must legally be at least one for boys and one for girls in each commune; while the upper grade elementary school is required in communes having normal and secondary schools or over 4000 inhabitants.

  • In 1895-1896 there were 919 convitti for boys, with 59,066 pupils, of which 40, with 3814 pupils, were dependent on the ministry (in 1901f 902 there were 43 of these with 4036 pupils); and 1456 for girls, with 49,367 pupils, of which only 8, with about 6oo pupils, were dependent on the ministry.

  • that, by the employment of "magic boys" (magici pueri), he helped to find a sum of money that had been lost.

  • The college in 1907-1908 had 150 students and a faculty of 16; it publishes an endowed historical series called The John P. Branch Historical Papers of Randolph-Macon College; and it is a part of the "RandolphMacon System of Colleges and Academies," which includes, besides, Randolph-Macon Academy (1890) at Bedford City, Virginia, and Randolph-Macon Academy (1892) at Front Royal, Virginia, both for boys; Randolph-Macon Woman's College (1893) at Lynchburg, Virginia, which in 1907-1908 had an enrolment of 390; and Randolph-Macon Institute, for girls, Danville, Virginia, which was admitted into the "System" in 1897.

  • It has a public library, which has belonged to the township since 1857; and here are the Lyman School for Boys, a state industrial institution (opened in 1886 and succeeding a state reform school opened in 1846), and the Westboro Insane Hospital (homoeopathic, 1884), which is under the general supervision of the State Board of Insanity.

  • By the admiral's wife Alice, sister and heir of Sir Robert de Boys, the Howards had the Boys manor of Fersfield, near Diss, which is still among the possessions of the dukes of Norfolk.

  • Annaberg has technical schools for lace-making, commerce and agriculture, in addition to high grade public schools for boys and girls.

  • It is the seat of the Missouri training school for boys (1889), and of the Kemper military school (1844).

  • His boyhood was spent with a grandmother in Middletown, Connecticut; and prior to his entering college he had read widely in English literature and history, had surpassed most boys in the extent of his Greek and Latin work, and had studied several modern languages.

  • The public buildings include the town hall, a fine and commodious house on the site of the old tolbooth; the Falconer museum, containing among other exhibits several valuable fossils, and named after Dr Hugh Falconer (1808-1865), the distinguished palaeontologist and botanist, a native of the town; the mechanics' institute; the agricultural and market hall; Leanchoil hospital and Anderson's Institution for poor boys.

  • There are a grammar school (1712), and boys' school and free school on the foundation of Sir John Leman (1631).

  • a heap of men and boys, but no body of a college, no one member, either fellow or scholar, having any legal title to his place, but thrust in by tyranny or chance."

  • Winter classes for boys over sixteen years of age are held at centres in some counties, and there are winter schools of agriculture at Downpatrick, Monaghan and Mount Bellew (Co.

  • 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.

  • When he was six years of age he announced his intention of going to Conchobar's court at Emain Macha (Navan Rath near Armagh) to play with the boys there.

  • He defeats all the boys in marvellous fashion and is received as one of their number.

  • The state penal institutions are the boys' industrial school near Lancaster (established in 1854 as a Reform Farm), the girls' industrial home (1869) at Rathbone near Delaware, the reformatory at Mansfield (authorized 1884, opened 1896) and the penitentiary at Columbus (1816).

  • In it are the Scoville Memorial Library (about 8000 volumes in 1910); the Hotchkiss preparatory school (opened in 1892, for boys); the Salisbury School (Protestant Episcopal, for boys), removed to Salisbury from Staten Island in 1901 and formerly St Austin's school; the Taconic School (1896, for girls); and the Connecticut School for Imbeciles (established as a private institution in 1858).

  • A girls' Latin school, with the same standards as the boys' school, was established in 1878 (an outcome of the same movement that founded Radcliffe College).

  • Under Elizabeth Margate was still an obscure fishing village employing about 20 small vessels ("boys") in the coasting and river trades, chiefly in the conveyance of grain, on which in 1791 it chiefly subsisted.

  • Among the principal buildings are the U.S. Government Building, the City Hall and the County Court House; and the city's institutions include the Laredo Seminary (1882) for boys and girls, the Mercy Hospital, the National Railroad of Mexico Hospital and an Ursuline Convent.

  • There are many fine country places, two private schools - the Mackenzie school for boys and the Misses Masters' school for girls - and the children's village (with about thirty cottages) of the New York juvenile asylum.

  • In some districts the young men and boys sleep in the skull-chambers, in order that they may be inspired with courage.

  • to the north of Zutphen is the agricultural colony of Nederlandsch-Mettray, founded by a private benefactor for the education of poor friendless boys in 1851, and since that date largely extended.

  • The earliest schools which are still existing were formed at Bristol, for boys in 1810 and for girls in the following year.

  • At the British Seamen's Orphans' home boys are fed, clothed and trained as apprentices for the merchant service.

  • Middle-aged men wear the hair about an inch and a half long; young men and boys in a huge mop; while married women wear it in a chignon, and girls in mop-form but plaited.

  • distant is the State Industrial School for Boys.

  • While the slave trade was permitted, the mutilation of boys and young men, too often practised, was punished with exile and even with death.

  • The principal schools are St Peter's cathedral grammar-school (originally endowed in 1557), Archbishop Holgate's grammar-school, the York and diocesan grammar-school, and the bluecoat school for boys (founded in 5705), with the associated greycoat school for girls.

  • The town is the seat of a bishop, a prefecture, a court of assizes, and has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a chamber of commerce, training colleges, a lycee for boys, a communal college for girls, and a branch of the Bank of France.

  • Education for boys and girls between the ages of seven and fifteen is free, but not compulsory.

  • A school for boys was established by the Alliance Israelite in 1865, and one for girls in 1899.

  • About half a mile from the town is the Albert Memorial Middle Class College, opened in 1865, and capable of accommodating 300 boys.

  • There are also ecclesiastical seminaries, lycees for boys and girls, training-colleges, a school of commerce and industry, and a branch of the Bank of France.

  • north of the city, at what was formerly called Botetourt Springs (there is a sulphur spring), is Hollins Institute (1842) for girls; and in the city are the National Business College, the City Hospital (1899), private hospitals, and St Vincent's Orphan Asylum (1893) for boys, under the Sisters of Charity.

  • from the city is the Boyville Home (maintained in connexion with the juvenile court) for "incorrigible" boys.

  • The "cottage" plan has been adopted; each cottage is presided over by a man and wife whom the boys call father and mother.

  • The boys have a government of their own, elect their officials from among themselves, and inflict such punishment on any of their number as the boys deem merited.

  • There are a technical school, an intermediate school for boys and another for girls, a "higher-grade" and a pupil teachers' school.

  • From Denmark he carried away thirty boys to be brought up among the Franks.

  • The Church had theological colleges at Manchester and Sheffield, boys' schools at Shebbear, in Devonshire, and at Harrogate, and a girls' school at Bideford.

  • The chief town of every province is provided with a classical gymnasium for boys and a gymnasium or progymnasium for girls; but the education there received is not of a high grade, and the desire of the local population for " real schools " is not satisfied.

  • (4) The Oschophoria, at the vintage season, with races among boys, and a procession, with songs in praise of Dionysus and Ariadne.

  • The best of his books after this date are those written expressly for boys, the favourites being Masterman Ready (1841), The Settlers in Canada (1844), and The Children of the New Forest (1847).

  • In the 10th century the counts were permitted by the kings to divide their benefices and rights among their sons, the rule being established that countships (Grafschaften) were hereditary, that they might be held by boys, that they were heritable by females and might even be administered by females.

  • Female orphans of noble families were given in marriage to the officers, and portioned from the royal estates, and orphan boys were sent to be educated by the Jesuits.

  • In 1738 George Watson's hospital for boys was founded; then followed the Trades' Maiden hospital for burgesses' daughters, John Watson's, Daniel Stewart's, the Orphans', Gillespie's,' Donaldson's 2 hospitals, and other institutions founded by successful merchants of the city, in which poor children of various classes were lodged, boarded and educated.

  • Its educational establishments include the university with its faculties of science and letters and a preparatory school of medicine and pharmacy, an artillery school, the lycee Victor Hugo for boys, a lycee for girls, an ecclesiastical seminary, training colleges for teachers, and schools of watch-making, art, music and dairywork.

  • The boys are organized in cadet corps.

  • 38 more boys from Tuzla were condemned to a total of 156 years.

  • The plain white toga (toga Pura) was the ordinary dress of the citizen, but the toga praetexta, which had a border of purple, was worn by boys till the age of sixteen, when they assumed the plain toga virilis, and also by curule magistrates and some priests.

  • The city has a public library, and is the seat of Kalamazoo college (Baptist), which grew out of the Kalamazoo literary institute (1833) and was chartered under its present name in 1855; the Michigan female seminary (Presbyterian), established in 1866; the Western State normal school (1904); Nazareth Academy (1897), for girls; Barbour Hall (1899), a school for boys; two private schools for the feeble-minded; and the Michigan asylum for the insane, opened in 1859.

  • 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.

  • of Tenbury, are St Michael's church and college (1858), founded and partially endowed by the Rev. Sir Frederick Gore Ouseley, in which the ordinary preparatory education of boys is combined with a school for choristers and instruction in ecclesiastical music.

  • There are 22 public elementary schools for boys and 18 for girls (education being compulsory and gratuitous), with about 20,000 pupils, and 56 private schools with 5700 pupils.

  • In the borough are a public library, Greenwich Academy (1827; co-educational), the Brunswick School for boys (1901), with which Betts Academy of Stamford was united in 1908, and a hospital.

  • The town is the seat of a bishop, a court of assizes and a sub-prefect; it has tribunals of first instance and of commerce, a lycee for boys, a communal college and a training college for girls, and an ecclesiastical seminary.

  • There is excellent boating and bathing here, and there are mineral springs in the Park, where in the summer there are a Chautauqua course lasting for six weeks, a normal school, a Bible school, a Bible conference, a school of missions, an International Training School for Sunday School Workers, a conference of temperance workers and nature study and other regular summer school courses; and in other months of the year courses are given here by the Winona Normal School and Agricultural Institute, Winona Academy (for boys) and Winona Conservatory of Music, and the Winona Park School for Young Women.

  • A school for the education of boys of high rank was opened in 1897.

  • Harrison College and The Lodge are secondary schools for boys, Queen's College for girls.

  • At these schools were 22,000 pupils (13,000 boys), all save 3500 Mussulmans being Europeans or Jews.

  • For intermediate or secondary instruction there are 23 national colleges for boys in the various departmental capitals, and three similar colleges for girls, in Ayacucho, Cuzco and Trujillo.

  • The Queen's College provides secondary education for boys.

  • In the city there is a branch of the Ottoman bank, a government technical school, a French Catholic mission and a school, an Armenian Protestant school for boys, an American mission school for girls, mainly Armenian, and other educational establishments.

  • He organized the boys of Florence in a species of sacred militia, an inner republic, with its own magistrates and officials charged with the enforcement of his rules for the holy life.

  • As the prisoners, clad in penitential haircloth, were led across the bridge, wanton boys thrust sharp sticks between the planks to wound their feet.

  • In 1833 he was appointed examiner of the boys who in the various provincial schools aspired to enter the E.

  • from Providence, including the Workhouse and House of Correction, the Hospital for the Insane (1869), the Almshouse, the State Prison and Providence County Jail, the Sockanosset School for Boys, and the Oaklawn School for Girls, are supported entirely or in part by the state.

  • Inthe rectory the boys had the run of an excellent library, and here the young poet based his wide knowledge of the English classics.

  • A grammar school was founded in 1713, the operations of which have been extended so as to embrace a trade school (1871) for boys, and a grammar school for girls.

  • Education is in the hands of the monks and priests, and is confined to boys.

  • It was his good fortune that he did go back, for he was subjected to a wholesome course of ridicule by the other boys, and was flogged by Dr Barnard, the headmaster.

  • The number of boys is about 350.

  • The number of boys is about 600.

  • The charitable institutions include the county hospital, district asylum, a deaf and dumb home, the Kyle combination poorhouse, St John's refuge and industrial schools for boys and girls.

  • This breezy life saved him from the artificial stupidity which is too often superinduced in boys by their school training.

  • There is a secondary school for girls in Valletta, and one for boys in Gozo.

  • The fishing fleet consists of several hundred boats, manned by nearly 5000 men and boys.

  • His own tremendous powers of work and his rugged manner somewhat alarmed his boys at first, but his popularity was soon undisputed, and he brought up the school to a very high level.

  • At Wilmington is the Ferris industrial school for boys, a private reformatory institution to which New Castle county gives $146 for each boy; and the Delaware industrial school for girls, also at Wilmington, receives financial support from both county and state.

  • The educational establishments include two gymnasia, an episcopal clerical seminary, a seminary for boys and a school of church music. Among the chief manufactures are iron and steel wares, pottery, parquet flooring, tobacco, and lead pencils.

  • The institutions under its charge include a Soldiers' Orphans' Home at Davenport; a Soldiers' Home at Marshalltown; a College for the Blind at Vinton; a School for the Deaf at Council Bluffs; an Institution for Feeble-minded Children at Glenwood; an Industrial School for Boys at Eldora; an Industrial School for Girls at Mitchellville; and, at Oakdale, a Sanatorium for the Treatment of Tuberculosis.

  • The principal buildings and institutions are the town hall and municipal buildings, the Princess Alice Memorial and other hospitals, a free library and, among many high-class schools, Eastbourne College for boys, founded in 1867.

  • Franklin, appealed to by the governor, raised a troop sufficient to frighten away the " Paxton boys," and for the moment there seemed a possibility of an understanding between Franklin and the proprietors.

  • Among those for boys Phillips Academy, at Andover, the Groton school, and the Mount Hermon school are well-known examples.

  • In Boston and in the towns in its environs are various famous schools, among them the boys' classical school in Boston, founded in 1635, one of the oldest secondary schools in the country.

  • The state institutions, each governed by a board of trustees, and all under the supervision of the state board of charity, include a state hospital at Tewksbury, for paupers (1866); a state farm at Bridgewater (1887) for paupers and petty criminals; the Lyman school for boys at Westboro, a reformatory for male criminals under fifteen years of age sentenced to imprisonment for terms less than life in connexion with which a very successful farm is maintained for the younger boys at Berlin; an industrial school for girls at Lancaster, also a reformatory school - a third reformatory school for boys was planned in 1909; a state sanatorium at Rutland for tuberculous patients (the first public hospital for such in the United States) and a hospital school at Canton for the care and instruction of crippled and deformed children.

  • Boys were educated in Benedictine houses from the beginning, but at first they were destined to be monks.

  • The monasteries, however, played a great part in the educational side of the Carolingian revival; and certainly from that date schools for boys destined to live and work in the world were commonly attached to Benedictine monasteries.

  • The chief external work of the Benedictines at the present day is secondary education; there are 114 secondary schools or gymnasia attached to the abbeys, wherein the monks teach over 12,000 boys; and many of the nunneries have girls' schools.

  • It is the seat of the State (Reform) School for Boys.

  • Warminster has also a free school established in 1707, a missionary college, a training home for lady missionaries and a reformatory for boys.

  • The other public buildings are a county intermediate school for 250 boys and girls, built in 1896, a free library (opened in 1892) with four branch reading-rooms, a seamen's institute, the Barry market, built in 1890 at a cost of £3500 (but now used as a concert-hall), and Romilly hall for public meetings.

  • There are several schools of considerable size for European boys and girls, and a government boarding school at Kurseong.

  • The borough has a public library (1881), a Masonic Home, the Gaylord Farm Sanatorium of the New Haven County Anti-Tuberculosis Association, the Phelps School (for girls) and the Choate School (1896, for boys).

  • In 1910 the state charitable institutions were as follows: State Soldiers' and Sailors' Home, Bath; State School for the Blind, Batavia; the Thomas Indian School, Iroquois; State Woman's Relief Corps Home, Oxford; State Hospital for the care of Crippled and Deformed Children, West Haverstraw; Syracuse State Institution for Feeble-Minded Children, Syracuse; State Hospital for the treatment of Incipient Pulmonary Tuberculosis, Ray Brook; Craig Colony for Epileptics, Sonyea; State Custodial Asylum for Feeble-Minded Women, Newark; Rome State Custodial Asylum for Unteachable Idiots, Rome; State Agricultural and Industrial School, Industry; State Training School for Girls, Hudson; Western House of Refuge, Albion; New York State Reformatory for Women, Bedford; the State Training School for Boys; and Letchworth Village, a custodial asylum for epileptics and feeble-minded.

  • For both boys and girls sixteen years of age or upward the restrictions are removed for two weeks at Christmas time.'

  • There are about Zoo boys.

  • There were from the beginning young boys in the monastery, who were educated by the monks according to the ideas of the time.

  • At Bloemfontein is a high school for girls, the Grey College school for boys, and a normal school for the training of teachers.

  • Here on the 3rd of July 1778 about 400 men and boys met, and under the command of Colonel Zebulon Butler (1731-95) went out to meet a force of about Iioo British troops and Indians, commanded by Major John Butler and Old King (Sayenqueraghte).

  • In the metropolitan monton there are primary, secondary and special schools for boys and girls, affording instruction to some 10,000 pupils.

  • of Newark, is the City Home for boys, in which farming, printing and other trades are taught.

  • The College of New Jersey, now Princeton University, was situated here from 1747 to 1756, for all but the first few months under the presidency of the Rev. Aaron Burr, who published in 1752 the well-known Newark Grammar, long used in Princeton and originally prepared for Burr's very successful boys' school in Newark.

  • Albuquerque is also the seat of the Harwood Industrial School (Methodist) for Mexican girls, of the Menaul Mission School (Presbyterian) for Mexican boys, and of a government Indian training school (1881) for boys and girls.

  • From Gouda the two boys went to the school attached to St Lebuin's church at Deventer, which was one of the first in northern Europe to feel the influence of the Renaissance.

  • Erasmus was eager to go to .a university, but the guardians, acting under a perhaps genuine enthusiasm for the religious life, sent the boys to another school at Hertogenbosch; and when they returned after two or three years, prevailed on them to enter monasteries.

  • The " Scout " movement, too, both for boys and girls, has since 1918 developed with much success, especially in collaboration with the other original Czech gymnastic and sport corporations.

  • In 1879 Moody opened the Northfield seminary for young women, at Northfield, Mass., and in 1881 the adjacent Mount Hermon school for boys; in each a liberal practical education centres about Bible training; the boys do farm-work and the girls house-work.

  • He is more original when he insists on the value of translation and retranslation for acquiring a mastery over Latin prose composition, and when he protests against compelling boys to converse in Latin too soon.

  • Nearly a century later, on New Year's Day, 1560, forty-four boys of the school (I.

  • Of the ordinary teaching of Greek in his day, Fleury wittily observed that most boys " learned just enough of that language to have a pretext for saying for the rest of their lives that Greek was a subject easily forgotten."

  • Schulze's period of prominence in Berlin closely corresponded to that of Herbart at Konigsberg (1809-1833) and Göttingen (1833-1841), who insisted that for boys of eight to twelve there was no better text-book than the Greek Odyssey, and this principle was brought into practice at Hanover by his distinguished pupil, Ahrens.

  • For the Gymnasium the aim of the new scheme is, in Latin, " to supply boys with a sound basis of grammatical training, with a view to their understanding the more important classical writers of Rome, and being thus introduced to the intellectual life and culture of the ancient world "; and, in Greek, " to give them a sufficient knowledge of the language with a view to their obtaining an acquaintance with some of the Greek classical works which are distinguished both in matter and in style, and thus gaining an insight into the intellectual life and culture of Ancient Greece."

  • In consequence of these changes Greek is now studied by a smaller number of boys, but with better results, and a new lease of life has been won for the classical Gymnasium.

  • Only a hundred and fifty boys - mostly children of the nobility belonging to the court - were educated in this privileged corps, which combined the character of a military school endowed with special rights and of a Court institution attached to the imperial household.

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