How to use Lad in a sentence
No wonder the lad had never owned a toy.
The lad sprang up alarmed.
They told him how the lad was always trying to draw something.
The tall lad waved his arm.
Anatole is no genius, but he is an honest, goodhearted lad; an excellent son or kinsman.Advertisement
Petya was now a handsome rosy lad of fifteen with full red lips and resembled Natasha.
One, a tall, fair- haired lad in a clean blue coat, was standing over the others.
After his death, his son, Valentinian Ii., an infant of four years of age, with his half-brother Gratian a lad of about seventeen, became the emperors of the West.
Often, when he was a little lad, he took long walks among the trees with his mother.
Pray, how shall I, a little lad, In speaking make a figure?Advertisement
The raw Scots lad started work at an early age as a bobbin-boy in a cotton factory, and a few years later was engaged as a telegraph clerk and operator.
Pringle, who took the lad to see the poet Rogers.
He learnt, as a lad, his father's trade of a locksmith, whilst at the same time he followed the classes of the free school of art.
He ransacked his father's shelves, dipped into a multitude of books, read what was interesting, and passed over what was dull An ordinary lad would have acquired little or no useful knowledge in such a way; but much that was dull to ordinary lads was interesting to Samuel.
At the age of sixteen young Bahrdt, a precocious lad whose training had been grossly neglected, began to study theology under the orthodox mystic, Christian August Crusius (1715-1775), who in 1 757 had become first professor in the theological faculty.Advertisement
On the ist of July the old sultan died, unconscious of the fatal news, leaving his throne to Abdul-Mejid, a lad of sixteen.
As a lad he was attracted by the mysticism of Luria (q.v.), which impelled him to adopt the ascetic life.
The choice of his governor, the patriotic historiographer Hans Svaning, was so far fortunate that it ensured the devotion of the future king of Denmark to everything Danish; but Svaning was a poor pedagogue, and the wild and wayward lad suffered all his life from the defects of his early training.
He was the ninth child of a carter, who wanted to make him a priest, but the lad at fifteen enlisted in a battalion of students to fight against the armies of Napoleon I.
In 1869 an Irish lad, O'Connor, was sentenced to eighteen months' imprisonment and a whipping for presenting a pistol at the queen, with a petition, in St James's Park; but this time it was the queen herself who privately remitted the corporal punishment, and she even pushed clemency to the length of sending her aggressor to Australia at her own expense.Advertisement
The son of a Zapotec peasant in a mountain village of Oaxaca, he was employed as a lad by a bookbinder in Oaxaca city, and aided by him to study for the priesthood.
After having been some time in a training stable, a lad is put on a quiet horse at exercise; his stirrups are adjusted, and the reins knotted for him at a proper length.
In this way the lad learns the principle of holding a puller, getting pace out of a lazy one, and leaving well alone with a nice free but temperate mover; he learns to do everything in a horsemanlike manner, and when he has raised himself to the pitch of a "fashionable" jockey, he will frequently be called upon to ride several horses a day at race meetings.
John Ruskin, the author's grandfather, a handsome lad of twenty, ran away with Catherine Tweddale, daughter of the Covenanting minister and of Catherine Adair, then a beautiful girl of sixteen.
Although reared as an ordinary farm lad, he proved to be a man of singular devotion and spiritual genius.Advertisement
From the first the lad had taken an extraordinary interest in the technical and mechanical arts, and their application to military and naval science.
The Swedish government was in the hands of an untried lad of sixteen; and the fine fleets of Denmark, and the veteran soldiers of Saxony, were on the same side as the myriads of Muscovy.
He was an extremely precocious lad, and before he was ten had written several Latin odes, a history of the Jews and a series of homiletic outlines.
In the evening a procession goes to the mosque, the principal figure being a white horse with white trappings, upon which is seated a small boy, the horse and the lad, who represents Hosain, being smeared with blood.
King David, a lad of eighteen, had returned from France and had removed this Douglas from the sheriffdom of Teviotdale, superseding him by Alexander Ramsay.
On his death in 1443, his son, William, a lad of eighteen, became earl, and waged private war on Crichton, while he allied himself with Livingstone.
In the same year a young Tweedside laird, Murray of Broughton, visited Rome, fell in love with Prince Charles, then a handsome, wayward, stalwart and ambitious lad, with " a body made for war," and, returning home, Murray practically succeeded to the duties once performed by Lockhart of Carnwath, as Jacobite agent and organizer.
He was buried at Pretoria on the following 16th of December, Dingaan's Day, the anniversary of the day in 1838 when the Boers crushed the Zulu king Dingaan - a fight in which Kruger, then a lad of thirteen, had taken part.
No, lad, either you fellows have all lost your wits, or I have outlived mine.
The guest of honor was an aide-de-camp of Napoleon's, there were also several French officers of the Guard, and a page of Napoleon's, a young lad of an old aristocratic French family.
These men, who under the leadership of the tall lad were drinking in the dramshop that morning, had brought the publican some skins from the factory and for this had had drink served them.
The tall lad, standing in the porch, turned his bleared eyes from the publican to the smith and back again as if considering whom he ought to fight now.
The lad was unable to walk.
Dean sat on the floor next to the lad.
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.
All the rest save Farewell and Fynn speedily repented of their adventure and returned to the Cape, but the two who remained were joined by three sailors, John Cane, Henry Ogle and Thomas Holstead, a lad.
His relative, noting the lad's passionate addiction to study, solemnly warned him, against indulging such a taste, as likely to prove a fatal obstacle to his success in commercial life.
Francois de Rochefort, abbot of St Mesmin, instructed Francis and his sister Marguerite in Latin and history; Louise herself taught them Italian and Spanish; and the library of the château at Amboise was well stocked with romances of the Round Table, which exalted the lad's imagination.
The king was struck with the lad's bright grey eyes and pleasant humorous face; and Brokman, proud of his pupil, made him translate a chapter from a Hebrew Bible first into Latin and then into Danish, for the entertainment of the scholarly monarch.
His earliest teacher (omitting the legendary Scotchman Menzies) was the dyak, or clerk of the council, Nikita Zotov, subsequently the court fool, who taught his pupil to spell out the liturgical and devotional books on which the children of the tsar were generally brought up. After Zotov's departure on a diplomatic mission, in 1680, the lad had no regular tutor.
The favourite object of adoration with adherents of these sects is Krishna with his mate - but not the devoted friend and counsellor of the Pandavas and deified hero of epic song, nor the ruler of Dvaraka and wedded lord of Rukmini, but the juvenile Krishna, Govinda or Bala Gopala, "the cowherd lad," the foster son of the cowherd Nanda of Gokula, taken up with his amorous sports with the Gopis, or wives of the cowherds of Vrindavana (Brindaban,near Mathura on the Yamuna), especially his favourite mistress Radha or Radhika.
From the village priest the lad learnt to read the Bible and Virgil in Latin, and acquired an interest in one or two other works of a high class which accompanied him through life; he did not, however, attract attention so much by his acquirements as by the stamp of his mind.
The lad was astonished to find the cross displayed over the city gates, and, on entering, to hear the name of Christ openly pronounced.
But it is characteristic of his strong nature that, where he does betray any sign of human sympathy or tenderness, it is for those who by their weakness and position are dependent on others for their protection - as for " the peasant boy with the little dog, his playfellow," 1 or for " the home-sick lad from the Sabine highlands, who sighs for his mother whom he has not seen for a long time, and for the little hut and the familiar kids."2 If Juvenal is to be ranked as a great moralist, it is not for his greatness and consistency as a thinker on moral questions.
The father seems to have been an energetic, visionary man, who, dying while his only son was a little lad, left to his family no better provision than a lawsuit against the municipality of the town of Aix It was at Aix, which figures as Plassans in so many of his novels, that the boy received the first part of his education.
Jagiello, was appointed while still a lad grandduke of Lithuania by his father, and crowned king of Poland at Cracow in June 1447, three years after the death of his elder brother, Wladislaus III., at the battle of Varna.
The quick-witted peasant lad ran away from the plough at an early age, finally settling down as a friar in the Johannite cloister of Antvorskov near Slagelse.
It is not wonderful, therefore, that a lad to whom nature had given a powerful imagination and sensibility which amounted to a disease, should have been early haunted by religious terrors.
All the Whittiers were men of stature and bodily strength, John Greenleaf being almost the first exception, a lad of delicate mould, scarcely adapted for the labour required of a Yankee farmer and his household.
A lad named Sobhuza, born about 1898, was selected as paramount chief, Naba Tsibeni, his grandmother, being confirmed as regent during his minority.
The Danes hailed his son Canute, a lad of eighteen, as king, but many of the English, though they had submitted to a hard-handed conqueror like Sweyn, were not prepared to be handed over like slaves to his untried successor.
Canute had been an impressionable lad of eighteen or nineteen when he was crowned; he was ready and eager to learn and to forget.
But Richardwho showed astounding nerve and presence of mind for a lad of fourteencantered up to them shouting that he would be their chief and captain.
King Richard, though he had shown such courage and ready resources at Smithfield, was still only a lad of fourteen.
This was a lad named Lambert Simnel, the son of an Oxford organ-maker, who bore a personal resemblance to the young captive.
Thomas, who as a lad had ridden on the barons' side at Evesham, followed the king's wars for half a century of his long life, flying his banner at Falkirk and at Bannockburn, in which fight he was taken by the Scots.
His father, John Martyn, was a "captain" or mine-agent at Gwennap. The lad was educated at Truro grammar school under Dr Cardew, entered St John's College, Cambridge, in the autumn of 1797, and was senior wrangler and first Smith's prizeman in 1801.
The lad was a born champion and buccaneer.
The lad was just over fifteen and the co-habitation of the couple was wisely delayed; but he died on the 2nd of April following.
Addison, another Wiltshire lad, entered at the same college two years earlier, but was also elected a demy in 1689; he inscribed to Sacheverell in 1694 his account of the greatest English poets.
The commonly accepted etymology is from the Breton gwaz, Welsh gwas, a lad or a servant.
Bonnie lad, Orange and blue, Paddy be easy.
An Irish bosun, Tim Rooney, takes a liking to the lad and helps him learn the ropes.
I was greeted on the door by a lad who barely seemed capable of speech.
They then rejoin the main cavalcade and proceed up Scott Street heading toward the War Memorial, where only the Braw Lad remains mounted.
He was a local lad who had been close to joining the clarets straight from school.
Joel was a plump lad with a very peaches and cream complexion.
This is getting too convoluted for a simple lad like me.
Kai struggled to his feet as befitted an elderly dame, calling on the lad to buy some pegs for his mother.
On a bottom ship a young inefficient lad typically finds himself adjusting to a group of mainly very old and very young deckhands.
I had to hold on to one lad who went delirious.
Down syndromeere was a lad who joined us who has downs syndrome he was quite a character, shear determination.
He's a foin lad, damn foin lad, damn foin lad, smartest fella ye'll find in miles, but d'ye know what, Missy?
A bit of T&A and a few hairy hippies was one thing, but dissing The Boss's Lad was in a different galaxy.
At great risk, Langford sprang in and rescued the younger lad.
Ross grew up to be the strapping lad he is today and this is a photo of us the day we left school.
He must have been a wee lad himself then.
The young lad, whose name I can't remember dived under him, pulling him clear.
He was younger than the others; and, in a somewhat meaningless and altogether English way, he was a handsome lad.
Who says ' I'm really sorry lad, you know I'd never hurt you '?
Gareth batted well 20 Yours pulled one an inch high tara lad.
The tale of a young village lad (and ex-resident of Stone Row) whose life was changed forever by the onset of WWI.
Whatever you got when you were 19, you stayed on unless you were a head lad or traveling head lad.
The lad looked too lethargic to get into trouble.
Follow the horses, Johnny my laddie, Oh lad lye away, me canny lad oh!
I was so greatful I did cry and thanked wiry lad profusely as he ran away from hormonally challenged madwoman.
Eight years too late, a searing expose of, um, lad mags.
Ippegoo looked on with slightly envious but not malevolent feelings, for he was a harmless lad.
The young lad led us to a small outhouse about fifty yards from the main building.
As a somewhat provincial lad I've still less than ten slots under my belt since I started out in May this year.
Unfortunately taking up residence at Number 11 may augur less well for the lad's batting prowess in the years to come.
John Wheatley As a young lad John was a keen plane spotter, - there were many raids by enemy aircraft over the Bay.
There I was, a mere stripling of a lad, doing one of his first cameras.
The lad went out and returned with a plate of bread and an old tablecloth.
Judge for yourself and get a tat of both of us, you soft lad.
This lad may have suffered playground taunts for being a shorty.
Hes a big lad (8lb 9 at birth) and is nocturnal as befits a good techie.
Admittedly, the toddler wears summer frocks with wooly tights no matter what the weather; he's a strange lad.
The brave little lad stood undaunted ' Til the ghost were within half a pace.
By the mass, lad, I thought ye were sped!
As Newcastle kicked off I became aware that the lad sat behind me was academy youngster James Frayne.
In 1848, when Milan and Venice rose against Austria, Cremona, then only a lad of seventeen, joined the ranks of the Italian volunteers, and remained with them, fighting on behalf of his country's freedom, till, in 1849, the capitulation of Venice put an end to the hopeless campaign.
He married as a lad of fifteen, his bride being his cousin.
Early on the 1st of July he was dead, and his son Abd-ul-Mejid, a lad of eighteen, reigned in his stead (see Mahmud Ii.).
Francois de Rochefort, abbot of St Mesmin, instructed Francis and his sister Marguerite in Latin and history; Louise herself taught them Italian and Spanish; and the library of the chÃ¢teau at Amboise was well stocked with romances of the Round Table, which exalted the lad's imagination.
Horace was a feeble and precocious lad, taking little interest in the ordinary sports of childhood, learning to read before he was able to talk plainly, and the prodigy of the neighbourhood for accurate spelling.
He was then a mere lad, amiable, well-meaning, but entirely under the dominion of his mother, a woman of many virtues, who surrounded him with wise counsellors, watched over the development of his character and improved the tone of the administration, but on the other hand was inordinately jealous, and alienated the army by extreme parsimony, while neither she nor her son had a strong enough hand to keep tight the reins of military discipline.
Where in the world have you been, my lad?
One day King Astyages planned to make a great feast for the lad.
From the death of Count Bezukhov he did not let go his hold of the lad.
But he's a good-for-nothing lad!
When the crowd collected round him he seemed confused, but at the demand of the tall lad who had pushed his way up to him, he began in a rather tremulous voice to read the sheet from the beginning.
The tall lad hung his head gloomily.
And the screams of those that were being trampled on and of those who tried to rescue the tall lad only increased the fury of the crowd.
The fifth was a factory hand, a thin, sallow-faced lad of eighteen in a loose coat.
The fifth man was the factory lad in the loose cloak.
Pierre glanced into the pit and saw that the factory lad was lying with his knees close up to his head and one shoulder higher than the other.
But as soon as he closed them he saw before him the dreadful face of the factory lad-- especially dreadful because of its simplicity--and the faces of the murderers, even more dreadful because of their disquiet.
And how did they arrest you, dear lad?
How can one help it, lad?
Petya replied that he wanted the French lad who had been captured that day.
He is a fine lad, a fine lad!
The quizzical expression on the lad 's face suggested that he was not.
Star of the show was William a 14 year old lad who played a saxophone solo.
Dalziel was scowling up at his inspector now. What 's gotten in to you, lad?
I blame bad man management of a shy lad.
Lofty is very sweet and we think he is a smashing lad.
He 's a cheeky and hugely likeable lad who never goes beyond the boundary of good taste by resorting to smutty comedy.
The same thing happened with the unicycle gladiators, only two people entered, a young lad & a big bullying adult.
The lad was then sent to bed, when he woke the next morning the old boy had passed away.
By the mass, lad, I thought ye were sped !
As a neighbor said, yon lad and wench of Johnson 's have n't been brought up, they 've been dragged up.
Also remember that if you are buying "all day" clothes you will want something that the lad is as comfortable learning in as he is playing in.
No, sweater vests are the tacit signature look of the chess team captain, the calculus expert, the valedictorian and a young lad who prefers Stephen Hawking to Curious George.
It may interest you to know Lassie was actually a lad, and that all the Collies who played the role were his male progeny.
I remember back in the mid-90s, when I was just a wee lad, I would go over to the neighbor's house and play the old Lemonade Tycoon on their archaic computer.
Ben 10 is a young lad with special powers.
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.
In order to prevent youthful unchastity, marriages are contracted between children of eight years old, the girl being brought home to live with the lad at his parents' home till a child is born, when a separate dwelling is provided for the youthful couple.
Not many months later a weakly lad knocked at one of the gates of Berlin.
On the death of the usurper Rudolph (Raoul), Ralph of Burgundy, Hugh the Great, count of Paris, and the other nobles between whom France was divided, chose Louis for their king, and the lad was brought over from England and consecrated at Laon on the 19th of June 936.
At the age of puberty the lad was tattooed or scarred with gashes cut in back, shoulders, arms and chest, and the septum of the nose was pierced.
The precocious lad quickly mastered the German, Latin and principal Slavonic languages, frequently acting as his father's interpreter at the reception of ambassadors.
Manfred was killed; and, when Conradin, a lad of sixteen, descended from Germany to make good his claims to the kingdom, he too was defeated at Tagliacozzo in 1267.
Thus the lad was gradually initiated into all the minutiae of administration.
When quite a lad Aisin Gioro was elected chief over three contending clans, and established his capital at Otoli near the Chang-pai-Shan mountains.
While still a lad he became successively bishop of Bremen, bishop of Verden and coadjutor of Halberstadt, while at the age of eighteen he was the chief commandant of the fortress of Stade.
The new sovereign was a lad of eighteen, who for the present was likely to be the mere mouthpiece of Schwarzenberg's policy.
His adherents recognized his young half-caste son, a gallant and noble youth generally known as Almagro the Lad, as his successor.
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.
Strindberg's mastery of the art of description is perhaps seen at its best in the novels of life in the Swedish archipelago, in Hemsoborna (" The Inhabitants of Hemsd, 1887), one of the best existing novels of popular Swedish life, and Skarkarlslif (" Life of an Island Lad," 1890).
In the course of time the lad joined the army and went to India, where he rose to the rank of major-general and amassed a fortune of 70,000 with which he endowed the Elgin Institution (commonly known as the Anderson Institution) at the east end of High Street, for the education of youth and the support of old age.
The infant son of the late sultan All, a lad of eight years, was proclaimed with the title Malik al-Manv2r; the power was in the hands of the ministers Kartai and Ibek, the latter of whom overthrew the former with the aid of his own Mamelukes, Berekeh and Barktik.
Karl Sand, the murderer of Kotzebue, was one of his pupils; and a letter of his, found on another student, warning the lad against participation in secret societies, was twisted by the suspicious authorities into evidence of his guilt.
When the lad, who had already taken part in fights with the Matabele and the Zulus, was fourteen his family settled north of the Vaal and were among the founders of the Transvaal state.
Four years of army life had changed him from a pale and sickly lad into a man of superb figure and health.
He was then a mere lad, amiable, well-meaning, but entirely under the dominion of his mother...
The lad was so much interested in his work that he did not see the stranger.
The lad was startled.
He wished the lad to stay with him in Media.
Oh, it was a lovely and delicate doll! but the little girl's brother, a tall lad, had taken the doll, and set it up in a high tree in the garden, and had run away.
The lad jumped awkwardly back into the room, tripping over his spurs.
Beside him stood a lad of nineteen, also a wounded officer of the Horse Guards.
The tall lad was standing in front, flourishing his arm and saying something with a stern look.
The lad looked down and seemed now for the first time to notice what he had done to the things on the table.
A fine lad, a fine lad! repeated Nicholas, who at heart was not fond of Nicholas Bolkonski but was always anxious to recognize that he was a fine lad.
The head of the college, the abbe Antoine Faure, who was from the same part of the country as himself, befriended the lad, and continued to do so for many years after he had finished his course, finding him pupils and ultimately obtaining for him the post of tutor to the young duke of Chartres, afterwards the regent duke of Orleans.
He said he told a young lad about them in hopes the boy would 'find' them and eliminate Billy from being accused.
Dean told her Donnie was a guest at Bird Song and explained the lad, only slightly older than Martha, did not speak.
Mrs. Byrne's son drove her over but the lad had an engagement so I suggested she join us for dinner and allow us to drive her home.
It startled him, as the lad had made no sound descending the stairs.
In her snug room, with lamps burning before the icon stand, a young lad with a long nose and long hair, wearing a monk's cassock, sat on the sofa beside her, behind a samovar.
His ex-wife dragged the boy to another state and he never saw the lad again.