Children sentence example
A house without children is not a home.
They had two adopted children already.
The children will live just the same.
The school was more than a mile from their home, and the children trotted along as fast as their short legs could carry them.
Bad guys were everywhere and children running away.Advertisement
You have your children in your home.
His children were crying for food.
What joy to talk with other children in my own language!
The room felt comfortable and the children were asleep.
I would like small children to be there.Advertisement
The children; they're the important ones.
These children are learning it just as the first people who lived on the earth learned it in the beginning.
After I had learned a great many interesting things about the life and habits of the children of the sea--how in the midst of dashing waves the little polyps build the beautiful coral isles of the Pacific, and the foraminifera have made the chalk-hills of many a land--my teacher read me "The Chambered Nautilus," and showed me that the shell-building process of the mollusks is symbolical of the development of the mind.
The band again struck up, the count and countess kissed, and the guests, leaving their seats, went up to "congratulate" the countess, and reached across the table to clink glasses with the count, with the children, and with one another.
Pierre went to the children, and the shouting and laughter grew still louder.Advertisement
At the census of 1904 over 500,000 persons (excluding young children), or 37% of the population, were returned as engaged in agriculture.
I thought then that I was "making up a story," as children say, and I eagerly sat down to write it before the ideas should slip from me.
If there are children around, nothing pleases me so much as to frolic with them.
Children should be encouraged to read for the pure delight of it.
And indeed he only had to lie down, to fall asleep like a stone, and he only had to shake himself, to be ready without a moment's delay for some work, just as children are ready to play directly they awake.Advertisement
We can adopt children.
My teacher says, if children learn to be patient and gentle while they are little, that when they grow to be young ladies and gentlemen they will not forget to be kind and loving and brave.
About this problem of having children.
If God wants us to have children, it will happen.
He is sensitive about not being able to give you children.Advertisement
He had always been responsible toward the children.
The enemy invariably dispersed before superior forces, and the removal of the women and children from the farms did not have the effect of disheartening the burghers as had been anticipated - it rather mended their vitality by relieving them of responsibility for their families' welfare.
Chesterfield, who had no children by his wife, Melusina von Schulemberg, illegitimate daughter of George I., whom he married in 1733, adopted his godson, a distant cousin, named Philip Stanhope (1755-1815), as heir to the title and estates.
Japan must indeed be a paradise for children to judge from the great number of playthings which are manufactured there.
I want four or five children, maybe more.
This very moment she would choose Alex - but what about twenty years from now, when it was too late to have children?
They were the perfect couple – and Lori didn't want children.
Neither Alex nor children were the key to happiness - she was.
She could go on feeling sorry for herself because she couldn't have children, or she could accept the cards that had been dealt her and settle for less than perfection.
After twenty or thirty years of marriage, they would still be alone together, whether or not they had any children.
And then when you said you didn't want to adopt children, I thought I didn't have a right to ask you.
Carmen wasn't the only one who wanted children so badly.
He had long ago accepted the fact that he would have no biological children.
He'd known Tim his whole life and knew all of Tim's consorts and children by name, if not by sight.
Unlike the regular military, the political elite's security private forces were made up of children from the upper class to prevent the elite class from becoming polluted by the poor.
You can send me overseas, like the elite do their unwanted children.
Did they just not want children?
I thought your children would be mine – or was it only me who wanted that so badly?
Mom and Dad had wanted children too.
If she didn't want to complicate their relationship with that, how could she think of complicating it with children?
Jenny had arrived earlier and the three youngest children were napping.
On the 26th the Boers captured the harbour and settlement, and on the 31st blockaded the British camp, the women and children being removed, on the suggestion of Pretorius, to a ship in the harbour of which the Boers had taken possession.
As the nearest colony to the Transvaal, Natal was resorted to by a large number of men, women and children, who were compelled to leave the Transvaal on the outbreak of the war.
Straw-plaiting is a domestic industry among the women and young children of Tuscany and some parts of Emilia.
In 1902, 80.56% of the children of school age actually attended school.
Obviously a warrior-king was preferable to a regimen of women and children, and the eyes of the wiser Magyars turned involuntarily towards Wladislaus III.
Wekerle, essentially a business man, had taken office for the express purpose of equilibrating the finances, but the religious question aroused by the encroachments of the Catholic clergy, and notably their insistence on the baptism of the children of mixed marriages, had by this time (1893-1894) excluded all others, and the government were forced to postpone their financial programme to its consideration.
The Obligatory Civil Marriage Bill, the State Registries Bill and the Religion of Children of Mixed Marriages Bill, were finally adopted on the 21st of June 1894, after fierce debates and a ministerial interregnum of ten days (June 10-20); but on the 25th of December, Wekerle, who no longer possessed the king's confidence,' resigned a second time, and was succeeded by Baron Dersb (Desiderius) Banffy.
Other relics belonging to this period are the oath which John Hunyady took when elected governor of Hungary (1446); a few verses sung by the children of Pest at the coronation of his son Matthias (1458); 1 An example of this work, printed on vellum in Gothic letter (Augsburg, 1488), and formerly belonging to the library of Matthias Corvinus, king of Hungary, may be seen in the British Museum.
By care and economy, however, aided by generous royal grants, she was enabled to pay off mortgages and to bring up the children in a way befitting their rank.
As he left no children, popular election was resorted to, and Aristodemus was chosen as his successor, though the national soothsayers objected to him as the murderer of his daughter.
StMarylebone contains a great number of hospitals, among which are the Middlesex, Mortimer Street; Throat Hospital and Dental Hospital and School, Great Portland Street; Lying-in and Ophthalmic Hospitals, Marylebone Road; Samaritan Hospital for women, Seymour Street; Consumption Hospital, Margaret Street; and the Home for incurable children, St John's Wood Road.
Her husband and children accompanied her to Portugal, where she figured among the "reconciled" in the auto-da fd of the 9th of July 1713, after undergoing the torment only.
Among institutions are the missionary settlement of the Oxford House, founded in 1884, with its women's branch, St Margaret's House; the NorthEastern hospital for children, the Craft school and the Leather Trade school.
In accordance with the terms of the Education Act of 1907 of the Transvaal colony, state schools are provided for the free instruction of all white children in elementary subjects.
The medium of instruction in the lower standards is the mother tongue of the children.
State schools for white children were established by the Boer government, and in the last year (1898) before the British occupation there were 509 schools and 14,700 scholars, the education vote that year being £226,000.
On returning to the Vet, Potgieter learned that a hunting party of Boers which had crossed the Vaal had been attacked by the Matabele, who had also killed Boer women and children.
This act led to reprisals, and on the 17th of January 1837 a Boer commando surprised Mosilikatze's encampment at Mosega, inflicting heavy loss on the Matabele without themselves 1 Two small children were spared and brought up as Kaffirs.
At this time there were settled north of the Vaal about 5000 families of European extraction - about 40,000 persons, including young children.
There was little fighting, but the commando carried off between two and three hundred native women and children - some of whom were redeemed by their friends, and some escaped, while many of the children were apprenticed to farmers.
These apprentices, mostly bought from slave traders when little children, formed, however, a very small proportion of the native population, and after some fifteen years' servitude were usually allowed their freedom.
The education of Uitlander children is made subject to impossible conditions.
At the time the articles of peace were signed at Pretoria, more than 17,000 Boer children were 1 Milner became at the same time administrator of Orange River Colony.
Men, women and children all smoke tobacco.
The Key of Truth teaches that after the fall Adam and Eve and their children were slaves of Satan until the advent of the newly created Adam, Jesus Christ.
Assyrian Warriors with women and children captured Idols.
One end of this garment was thrown over the left shoulder and allowed to hang down in front; the remainder 1 It was also worn by Roman children.
William Murray, a native of the place, was made earl of Dysart in 1643, and his eldest child and heir, a daughter, Elizabeth, obtained in 1670 a regrant of the title, which passed to the descendants of her first marriage with Sir Lionel Tollemache, Bart., of Helmingham; she married secondly the 1st duke of Lauderdale, but had no children by him, and died in 1698.
By Anne Hyde James had eight children, of whom two only, Mary and Anne, both queens of England, survived their father.
By Mary of Modena he had seven children, among them being James Francis Edward (the Old Pretender) and Louisa Maria Theresa, who died at St Germain in 1712.
His latter years were embittered by the loss of all his children except one daughter.
From atrophy of their roots, caused by the pressure of the growing permanent teeth, the " milk teeth " in children become loose and are cast off.
They declare that we are all the children of God, and therefore must consider ourselves as brothers and sisters.
Another corner contained crates full of sleeping babies while older children sat reading antique books in the center of the room.
The children were monitored by a few teens, who sat in one corner laughing and talking.
As my companions had children, I gave each an estate.
Ran out of estates after the fourteenth and stopped having children.
The streets of her city were no longer safe for women and children.
Parkside would remain untainted and a favored place to live and raise healthy, God fearing children who would become model citizens like those to whom he spoke.
I love her almost as much as I do my own children.
All the girls were now married and had children.
Maybe that was why having children had been such a non-negotiable part of her plan for the future.
Before Alex came along, Carmen had never given much thought to a father – only that she wanted children.
I never thought you'd marry a man who couldn't give you children.
It wasn't his fault - he wanted children too.
Being a stay-at-home mother had always been her career choice, but that wasn't going to be an option – unless they adopted children.
She wasn't ready for that yet and she hadn't completely given up the idea of biological children.
If god meant for them to have children, they would – no matter what the doctor said.
I made a choice – children or Alex.
I think a few years from now or twenty years from now I'll wish I had children, but I don't think I'll ever regret marrying Alex.
Having children of her own was such a priority that she had missed something truly gratifying.
Lori didn't want children.
Is it that I can't give you children?
If god wants us to have children, we will.
If god doesn't want us to have children, we won't – and not because some doctor said we can't.
I still want children.
You might have wavered over some things, but you were always so... set... on children being a part of your future.
Probably for the same reason Carmen had married a man who couldn't give her children - because she loved him.
And when you're home alone... without any hope of children, are you lonely?
She was thinking about her desire to be with children – instead of how that would make him feel.
I don't want to wait until I'm a half-century old to start raising children... not when there are so many children who need parents now.
Some day maybe we'll have children – somehow.
If she hadn't been so obsessed with the idea of having biological children, she might have seen it.
Before they started having children, they needed to get to know each other.
I realized that no matter how much two people love each other, they need time to adjust to each other before they complicate their lives with the responsibility of children.
They would learn those things with or without children, but they could enjoy the intimacy of them much better when it was merely the two of them.
By the time children came along, they would be ready to focus on them in unison.
Watching her with children had convinced him of that.
He didn't want to wait until he was in his fifties to start having children.
If they could get past the adoption issue, they could give their children a better life than he had.
I just think your sister should be at home with her children.
It was time to accept that they would never have biological children.
Still, it would be nice to have the opportunity to be irritated by her own children some day.
I want children, Carmen.
As I told him, either way, you wouldn't have been able to have any more children.
He loves children and he's really taking the loss of the baby hard.
I think I finally found a down side to having children.
On the other hand, they were all through raising their own children.
For a woman who adamantly insisted from childhood that she didn't want children, an infant was a lot of responsibility.
It was hard to believe they had two children now.
He recalled growing up and running around the apple orchard with his little brother and the children of the palace.
The magic of the immortal world would continue to record their children and grandchildren on the obelisk.
After several seasons and seventeen children, we discovered the right age for a host.
I have no children of my own, my queen, but if I did, I'd hope to see them outlive me.
There were a great many children whose cheerful voices and tiny forms darted by him several times.
When the play was over, he left the children with Katie and Bill and went back stage.
It seemed an unlikely prospect, but on issues where the children were involved, she was generally correct.
She had once told him that children were her greatest dream ... next to a husband, she had amended.
She had the children now and she was still a devoted wife.
He was the default for most of the decisions she felt uncomfortable about making, but those decisions rarely included the children.
Carmen was waiting and he was ready to give her his full attention – as soon as they got the children to bed.
All of the children missed Alex when he was gone, but it seemed that Natalie missed him the most.
First it had been his inability to have children; then money; and finally, a family.
Children had been a possibility after all.
It would be good for the children as well.
Pulling her rifle from the box under the seat, he left Jonathan with the younger children and walked Carmen to a spot facing the target.
The children ran upstairs and Alex set out to check the bathroom for leaks.
Am I to understand you would like to get away from our children?
After they dropped the children off and returned home, Alex worked in his office while Carmen took a shower and started getting ready.
She might as well pick up the children.
That out of the way, she left to pick up the children.
The morning storm had left a fresh beautiful day and the children were playing in the back yard.
I don't always agree with his views on how to raise children either, but we don't contest each other in front of the children.
Some children were simply bad combinations.
I enjoy our time alone, but I miss the children.
I had no idea how much energy five children would require.
It was Alex who informed the children of the death.
You don't look old enough to have four children, let alone a teenager.
It was a term that they had used as children, and it took her back to a simpler time.
Trying to balance her time between the children, Alex and her guests proved more difficult than she imagined.
It certainly helped to have Jenny watch the children, but even that created a problem.
One evening after the children were all in bed, Carmen climbed the stairs to see if Alex was done with his work yet.
With Rob and Aaron otherwise occupied, it left Gerald free to enjoy the evening with Alex, Carmen and the children.
Alex and Gerald talked around and over the bobbing heads of children on their laps as if it were an everyday occurrence.
Felipa helped Carmen clean up the mess and get the children in bed while Alex went upstairs to finish some paperwork.
She worked hard at taking care of her husband and children, yet how often had someone told her she was a good wife and mother - or even a nice person?
Having Felipa at the house allowed her to spend more time with the children.
She took the children outside for a while.
Even the children sensed his mood.
Another first would be the fact that the children wouldn't be with them.
Jonathan was playing with the three smaller children, directing them as Alex would.
Monday morning while Felipa took the men riding and the children were coloring, Carmen used her new cell phone to call the employment office.
So did I Felipa helped with the beverages while Carmen gathered the children and got them into their chairs.
Felipa watched the children while Carmen took Sam to the office.
After they all left for their ride, Carmen put all the children in the car and went to town for the day.
It was nice simply being with the children and having no other commitments.
It was nice spending the day with the children.
Felipa, Aaron and Rob had gone to town with Sam and the three youngest children were asleep.
Yes. Felipa is going to take the children to town this morning while I work for a change.
Felipa watched the children while Carmen showed the men where she wanted the fence and explained how she wanted the gate in the existing fence.
They both left her and now she was alone with what they both thought she treasured most – the children.
If he was so upset that he would leave the clinic and his children, he needed time to himself.
When Felipa returned a few hours later with the children, she stared at Carmen.
Felipa ushered the gaping children down the hall to their rooms.
She no longer wanted a taskmaster – especially one who would leave his wife and children when things didn't suit him.
It wasn't the first time Alex had been gone for over a week, leaving her to manage the farm and the children.
Felipa watched the children sometimes to give Carmen a break.
Leaving the children with Carmen, Felipa joined Sam and the men on the last ride.
Look, I understand why you want to hurt me right now, but how can you do this to your own children?
Children were so forgiving and compassionate.
Although he started this by leaving, the children would follow her lead in reacting to the situation.
They dropped the subject and Carmen suggested Felipa take the children out for ice cream.
The children needed structure and direction in their lives.
I have been taking care of the children and this house for years – not to mention the time I've spent taking care of you!.
You left me with a sling on one arm and four children to take care of.
You left me and our children in order to teach ME a lesson?
When Felipa returned with the children, he was in his chair, reading the paper and Carmen was in the kitchen fixing supper.
In 1909 some 10,000 native children were receiving instruction.
His master usually found him a slave-girl as wife (the children were then born slaves), often set him up in a house (with farm or business) and simply took an annual rent of him.
Otherwise he might marry a freewoman (the children were then free), who might bring him a dower which his master could not touch, and at his death one-half of his property passed to his master as his heir.
If there was no son capable, the state put in a locum tenens, but granted one-third to the wife to maintain herself and children.
He could sell a slave-hostage, unless she 'were a slave-girl who had borne her master children.
It remained the wife's for life, descending to her children, if any; otherwise returning to her family, when the husband could deduct the bride-price if it had not been given to her, or return it, if it had.
Although married she always remained a member of her father's house - she is rarely named wife of A, usually daughter of B, or mother of C. Divorce was optional with the man, but he had to restore the dowry and, if the wife had borne him children, she had the custody of them.
He had then to assign her the income of field, or garden, as well as goods, to maintain herself and children until they grew up. She then shared equally with them in the allowance (and apparently in his estate at his death) and was free to marry again.
As a widow, the wife took her husband's place in the family, living on in his house and bringing up the children.
She could only remarry with judicial consent, when the judge was bound to inventory the deceased's estate and hand it over to her and her new husband in trust for the children.
If she did not remarry, she lived on in her husband's house and took a child's share on the division of his estate, when the children had grown up. She still retained her dowry and any settlement deeded to her by her husband.
This property came to her children.
Monogamy was the rule, and a childless wife might give her husband a maid (who was no wife) to bear him children, who were reckoned hers.
In all these cases the children were legitimate and legal heirs.
These children were free, in any case, and their mother could not be sold, though she might be pledged, and she was free on her master's death.
These children could be legitimized by their father's acknowledgment before witnesses, and were often adopted.
They then ranked equally in sharing their father's estate, but if not adopted, the wife's children divided and took first choice.
Vestal virgins were not supposed to have children, yet they could and often did marry.
The children were free, and at the slave's death the wife took her dowry and half what she and her husband had acquired in wedlock for self and children; the master taking the other half as his slave's heir.
A father had control over his children till their marriage.
A father had no claim on his married children for support, but they retained a right to inherit on his death.
All other daughters had only a life interest in their dowry, which reverted to their family, if childless, or went to their children if they had any.
Adoption was very common, especially where the father (or mother) was childless or had seen all his children grow up and marry away.
The real children, if any, were usually consenting parties to an arrangement which cut off their expectations.
But vestals, hierodules, certain palace officials and slaves had no rights over their children and could raise no obstacle.
Foundlings and illegitimate children had no parents to object.
Children also shared their own mother's property, but had no share in that of a stepmother.
Much of this lack of progress is attributed to the heavy manual (especially agricultural) work undertaken by women and children.
The death-rate (excluding still-born children) was, in 1872, 30.78 per boo, and has since steadily decreasedless rapidly between 1886-1890 than during other years; in 5902 it was only 22.15 and in 1899 was as low as 2189.
Infant asylums (where the first rudiments of instruction are imparted to children between two and a half and six years of age) and elementary schools have increased in number.
The law of 1877 rendering education compulsory for children between six and nine years of age has been the principal cause of the spread of elementary education.
In 1901-1902 only 65% out of the whole number of children between six and nine years of age were registered in the lower standards of the elementary and private schools.
In Italy there is no legal right in the poor to be supported by the parish or commune, nor any obligation on the commune to relieve the poorexcept in the case of forsaken children and the sick poor.
The outdoor charitable institutions include those which distribute help in money or food; those which supply medicine and medical help; those which aid mothers unable to rear their own children; those which subsidize orphans and foundlings; those which subsidize educational institutes; and those which supply marriage portions.
Her ancient prestige, her geographical position and the intellectual primacy of her most noble children rendered Italy the battleground of principles that set all Christendom in motion, and by the clash of which she found herself for ever afterwards divided.
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.
Dying in 1387, he transmitted Naples to his son Ladislaus, who had no children, and was followed in 1414 by his sister Joan II.
But the Marches were soon reoccupied by pontifical troops, and Perugia fell, its capture being followed by an indiscriminate massacre of men, women and children.
In 1677, to secure Protestantism in case of a Roman Catholic succession, he introduced a bill by which ecclesiastical patronage and the care of the royal children were entrusted to the bishops; but this measure, like the other, was thrown out.
The city is the seat of the state asylum for feeble-minded children (established at Jacksonville in 1865 and removed to Lincoln in 1878), and of Lincoln College (Presbyterian) founded in 1865.
John had been in the habit of taking the children of powerful subjects as pledges for the good behaviour of their parents.
They must, however, spare the persons of the king, the queen and their children.
Marriages rarely produce more than three children and often none at all.
The children are possessed of a bright intelligence, which, however, soon reaches its climax, and the adult may be compared in this respect with the civilized child of ten or twelve.
The elementary education of the convicts' children is compulsory.
The order of ideas observable in children suggests the reflection that man began to discuss the "whence " of existence before the "whither."
Slaves, heirs, women and children, were benefited, and he made serious attempts to deal with the steady fall in the birth-rate of legitimate children.
During his journey of pacification, Faustina, who had borne him eleven children, died.
The name of Cawnpore is indelibly connected with the blackest episode in the history of the Indian Mutiny - the massacre here in July 1857 of hundreds of women and children by the Nana Sahib.
Wheeler with his small band of soldiers and the European and Eurasian residents were exposed for 21 days to the fire of the mutineers, is merely a bare field, containing the well where many women and children were shot while getting water.
He died on Tower Hill in 1572 for an example to the disloyal counties, protesting innocence and repentance, warning his children in a last letter to discredit all "false bruits" that he was a papist.
But he was allowed to linger in his prison until 1595 when he died, the sight of his wife and children being cruelly refused to the dying man.
His own family, especially, suffered from his fits of jealousy; his eldest son was slain, and the eyes of his other children were put out, by his orders.
In Sicily, Greek, Arabic, Latin and its children were the tongues of distinct nations; French might be the politest speech, but neither Greek nor Arabic could be set down as a vulgar tongue, Arabic even less than Greek.
The attendance of children at the schools is small, and the instruction they receive is inferior.
At Frankfort, also, are the state arsenal, the state penitentiary and the state home for feeble-minded children, and just outside the city limits is the state coloured normal school.
The peer's children, in some cases his grandchildren, have titles and precedence, but they have no substantial privileges.
The peer - in strictness, the peer in his own person only, not even his children - became the only noble; the ideas of nobility and gentry thus became divorced in a way in which they are not in any other country.
Though his income was never large, and during the greater part of his life was very meagre, he contrived to find means to support his foster-mother in her old age, to educate the children of his first teacher, and to help various deserving students during their college career.
Further it is suggested that Peisistratus was unwilling to have children by one on whom lay the curse of the Cylonian outrage.
They were also charged with the maintenance of order in the mir and the family, punishing infractions of the religious law, husbands who beat their wives, and parents who ill-treated their children.
One good feature of the Russian primary school system, however, is that in many villages there are school gardens or fields; in nearly moo schools, bee-keeping, and in 300 silkworm culture is taught; while in some 900 schools the children receive instruction in various trades; and in 300 schools in slojd (a system of manual training originated in Finland).
At St Petersburg a women's medical academy, the examinations of which were even more searching than those of the ordinary academy (especially as regards diseases of women and children), was opened, but after about one hundred women had received the degree of M.D.
Accompanied by these so-called Oprichniki, who have been compared to the Turkish Janissaries of the worst period, he ruthlessly devastated large districts - with no other object apparently than that of terrorizing the population and rewarding his myrmidons - and during a residence of six weeks in Novgorod, lest the old turbulent spirit of the municipal republic should revive, he massacred, it is said, no less than 60,000 of the inhabitants, including many women and children.
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.
In the counties there is a board of education and there is also a local school committee of three in each township. The compulsory attendance at school of children between the ages of eight and fourteen for sixteen weeks each year by a state law is optional with each county.
Their mysticism represents, therefore, no widening or spiritualizing of their theology; in all matters of belief they remain the docile children of their Church.
Society is conceived as regulated by, mutual obligations, of which the duties of parents and children are the most important.
Other institutions are the Evelina Children's Hospital, the Royal Eye Hospital and the Borough Polytechnic Institute.
He died of paralysis on the 7th of October 1796, his wife and all his children save one having predeceased him.
Although twice married he left no children, and his immense possessions passed to his four sisters.
Among hospitals are the Italian, the Homoeopathic, the National for the paralysed and epileptic, the Alexandra for children with hip disease, and the Hospital for sick children.
His greatest achievements were his children.
The deacons have general oversight of the material affairs of the congregation, and are especially charged with the care of poor widows and their children.
His morals were of the laxest description, and he had as many illegitimate children as Henry VIII.
Eleanor bore to her second husband five sons and three daughters; John, the youngest of their children, was born in 1166.
The couch was worn out by ceaseless jumping by the children.
In the next year he married Phoebe Langsdale, by whom he had six children, the eldest of whom died at Uppingham in 1642.
At the age of eight he began Latin, Euclid, and algebra, and was appointed schoolmaster to the younger children of the family.
The Scottish bowmen followed up this advantage, and the fight became general; the English horse, crowded into too narrow a space, were met by the steady resistance of the Scottish pikemen, who knew, as Bruce had told them truly, that they fought for their country, their wives, their children, and all that freemen hold dear.
Several children not born in wedlock have been traced in the records, but none of them became in any way famous.
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.
He insisted on bringing up all the children in his school as Protestants; and he thus made his schools proselytizing as well as educational institutions.
Although he was the father of two children by Charlemagne's daughter, Bertha, one of them named Nithard, we have no authentic account of his marriage, and from 790 he was abbot of St Riquier, where his brilliant rule gained for him later the renown of a saint.
Of the shorter poems, besides the greeting to Pippin on his return from the campaign against the Avars (796), an epistle to David (Charlemagne) incidentally reveals a delightful picture of the poet living with his children in a house surrounded by pleasant gardens near the emperor's palace.
A=D= -_-- - - ---Island =r= b = o =ir- monument by James Edward Kelly to General Fitz John Porter; a cottage hospital (1886); a United States naval hospital (1891); a home for aged and indigent women (1877); and the Chase home for children (1877).
Vernon (opened 1909); an institution for crippled and deformed children (authorized in 1907); a soldiers' and sailors' orphans' home at Xenia (organized in 1869 by the Grand Army of the Republic); a home for soldiers, sailors, marines, their wives, mothers and widows, and army nurses at Madison (established by the National Women's Relief Corps; taken over by the state, 1904); and soldiers' and sailors' homes at Sandusky (opened 1888), supported by the state, and at Dayton, supported by the United States.
Laws passed in 1877, 1890, 1893 and 1902 have made education compulsory for children between the ages of eight and fourteen.
Another way in which a demon is held to cause disease is by introducing itself into the patient's body and sucking his blood; the Malays believe that a woman who dies in childbirth becomes a langsuir and sucks the blood of children; victims of the lycanthrope are sometimes said to be done to death in the same way; and it is commonly believed in Africa that the wizard has the power of killing people in this way, probably with the aid of a familiar.
Another class of nocturnal demons are the incubi and succubi, who are said to consort with human beings in their sleep; in the Antilles these were the ghosts of the dead; in New Zealand likewise ancestral deities formed liaisons with females; in the Samoan Islands the inferior gods were regarded as the fathers of children otherwise unaccounted for; the Hindus have rites prescribed by which a companion nymph may be secured.
Two assaults were repulsed after hours of hand-to-hand fighting; and when, after a fresh bombardment, the garrison saw that their case was hopeless, they killed their women and children, and only succumbed at last to a third assault because every man of them was either killed or mortally wounded.
Howe, and for association with Laura Bridgman and Helen Keller; the Massachusetts school for idiotic and feebleminded children (1839); and the Massachusetts charitable eye and ear infirmary (1824), all receive financial aid from the commonwealth, which has representation in their management.
A floating hospital for women and children in the summer months, with permanent and transient wards, has been maintained since 1894 (incorporated 1901).
Charitable institutions include a deaf and dumb asylum (1875-1886), the Metropolitan infirmary for children (1841), and the royal sea-bathing infirmary, established in 1791 and enlarged through the munificence of Sir Erasmus Wilson in 1882.
His first wife, Ersilia Santa Croce, bore him twelve children, and nine years after her death he married Lucrezia Petroni, a widow with three daughters, by whom he had no offspring.
He was very quarrelsome and lived on the worst possible terms with his children, who, however, were all of them more or less disreputable.
Finally Francesco's wife Lucrezia and his children Giacomo, Bernardo and Beatrice, assisted by a certain Monsignor Guerra, plotted to murder him.
The work is light, and is effectually performed by women and even children, as well as men; but it is tedious and requires care.
For thirty years (1842-1872) Pittsfield was the home of the Rev. John Todd (1800-1873), the author of numerous books, of which Lectures to Children (1834; 2nd series, 1858) and The Student's Manual (1835) were once widely read.
Stilicho and Serena were named guardians of the youthful Honorius when the latter was created joint emperor in 394 with special jurisdiction over Italy, Gaul, Britain, Spain and Africa, and Stilicho was even more closely allied to the imperial family in the following year by betrothing his daughter Maria to his ward and by receiving the dying injunctions of Theodosius to care for his children.
They became regents to their young children; and the experience of all medieval minorities reiterates the lesson - woe to the land where the king is a child and the regent a woman.
By the assizes of the high court, the widow, on the death of her husband, took half of the estate for herself, and half in guardianship for her children.
The pathos of the Children's Crusade of 1212 only nerved him to fresh efforts.
It had some of the features of the Children's Crusade of 1212.
Ferdinand, a great and wise prince, under whom the tide of Moslem conquest was first effectually stemmed, on his deathbed, in 1065, divided his territories among his five children.
He was a man of high character and benevolent disposition, a fine flute-player, and a generous master to his slaves, for whose children he invented the rattle.
Traj an's scheme for the "alimentation" of poor children was carried out upon a larger scale under the superintendence of a special official called praefectus alimentorum.
His health now began to fail, and it became necessary for him to choose a successor, as he had no children of his own.
Of his three children, two died before him; his wife survived him only a few months.
Legitimacy of natural children can be established by subsequent marriage of the parents, and the age of consent is sixteen years.
The state constitution prescribes that " white and colored children shall not be taught in the same school, but impartial provision shall be made for both."
The chief use of hard soap is in enemata, and as a suppository in children suffering from constipation; it also forms the basis of many pills; given in warm water it forms a ready emetic in cases of poisoning.
While he was absent upon one of them, his castle was surprised by the governor of Trebizond, and Theodora with her two children were captured and sent to Constantinople.
By her he had three children, two sons and a daughter, who all survived him.
By her first husband she had no children, by her second a son who died in infancy, and a daughter, Jeanne d'Albret, who became the mother of Henry IV.
This accords with the cherished tradition which made the Athenians children of the soil, and free from admixture with conquering tribes.
Thereafter Neipperg became her morganatic husband; and they had other children.
His second son, Sancho, enforced his claim to be heir, in preference to the children of Ferdinand de la Cerda, the elder brother who died in Alphonso's life.
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.
A municipal court building, a city jail and a children's detention house, all of stone, were erected, the first in 1912, the others in succeeding years, at a cost of $1,855,000.
At a cost of $5,000,000 a new medical school, hospital and children's hospital, occupying several city blocks fronting on Forest Park, have been completed since 1911.
Her children, in consequence of disputes, abandoned her, and her eldest son Charles Louis refused her a home in his restored electorate.
She had thirteen children - Frederick Henry, drgwned at sea in 1629; Charles Louis, elector palatine, whose daughter married Philip, duke of Orleans, and became the ancestress of the elder and Roman Catholic branch of the royal family of England; Elizabeth, abbess and friend of Descartes; Prince Rupert and Prince Maurice, who died unmarried; Louisa, abbess; Edward, who married Anne de Gonzaga, "princesse palatine," and had children; Henrietta Maria, who married Count Sigismund Ragotzki but died childless; Philip and Charlotte, who died childless; Sophia, who married Ernest Augustus, elector of Hanover, and was mother of George I.
The community is in the main composed of simple working people, who, apart from their peculiarity, have a good reputation; but their avoidance of professional medical attendance has led to severe criticism at inquests on children who have died for want of it.
It was customary, as in Persia and in old Macedonia, for the great men of the realm to send their children to court to be brought up with the children of the royal house.
His other children - Girolamo, Isabella and Pier Luigi - were of uncertain parentage.
Alexander meditated great marriages for his children.
His one thought was family aggrandizement, and while it is unlikely that he meditated making the papacy hereditary in the house of Borgia, he certainly gave away its temporal estates to his children as though they belonged to him.
His father had died in 1780, and he was now the sole support, not only of his wife and two children, but of his mother, brothers and sisters.
Having quarrelled with her husband, Robert Buchan, a potter of Greenock, she settled with her children in Glasgow, where she was deeply impressed by a sermon preached by Hugh White, minister of the Relief church at Irvine.
None of them are now reserved exclusively for the children of Friends.
In 1666 Fox established Monthly Meetings; in 1727 elders were first appointed; in 1752 overseers were added; and in 1737 the right of children of Quakers to be considered as members was fully recognized.
A strong interest in Sunday schools for children preceded the Adult School movement.
At the end of 1909 there were in connexion with the Friends' First-Day School Association 240 schools with 2722 teachers and 25,215 scholars, very few of whom were the children of Friends.
Not included in these figures are classes for children of members and " attenders," which are usually held before or during a portion of the time of the morning meeting for worship; in these distinctly denominational teaching is given.
Lancaster has a public library and a children's home; and 6 m.
Metrodorus of Athens was a philosopher and painter who flourished in the 2nd century B.C. It chanced that Paullus Aemilius, visiting Athens on his return from his victory over Perseus in 168 B.C., asked for a tutor for his children and a painter to glorify his triumph.
He died in 277 B.C. at the age of fifty-three, seven years before his master, who adopted his children and in his will commended them to the care of his pupils.
Kidnappers (andrapodistae) carried off children even in cities, and reared them as slaves.
But it would appear that even in their case some civic rights were reserved and accorded only to their children by a female citizen.
Originally, a father could sell his children.
Cato ate and drank the same coarse victuals as his slaves, and even had the children suckled by his wife, that they might imbibe a fondness for the family.
The practices of exposure and sale of children, and of giving them in pledge for debt, are forbidden.
The children of a colonus were fixed in the same status.
The object he and his associates had then in view was gradual abolition by establishing something like a system of serfdom for existing slaves, and passing at the same time a measure emancipating all their children born after a certain day.
All children under six years of age were to be at once free, and provision was to be made for their religious and moral instruction.
The government of Buenos Aires enacted that all children born to slaves after the 31st of January 1813 should be free; and in Colombia it was provided that those born after the 16th of July 1821 should be liberated on attaining their eighteenth year.