How to use Schoolboy in a sentence
Throughout his journey he felt like a schoolboy on holiday.
Christ, I'm like a pimple-faced schoolboy on prom night.
He rolled his eyes and drawled like a schoolboy, Thanks Mom.
Out of his long life of eighty years, sixty were spent amid its lakes and mountains, first as a schoolboy at Hawkshead, and afterwards as a resident at Grasmere (1799-1813) and Rydal Mount (1813-1850).
The earliest account of the catacombs, that of St Jerome narrating his visits to them when a schoolboy at Rome, about A.D.Advertisement
I felt a bit like a naughty schoolboy resubmitting his rejected homework to the teacher!
But their attempts, in comparison with his, are like a schoolboy's essays beside the finished work of a master.
Even in ordinary algebra the notation for powers and roots disturbs the symmetry of the rational theory; and when a schoolboy illegitimately extends the distributive law by writing -V (a+b)a+J b, he is unconsciously emphasizing this want of complete harmony.
In fact, allusions to the necessary studies of a gentleman meet us constantly, reminding us of the unlikely erudition of the schoolboy in Macaulay.
His bent for science showed itself while he was still a schoolboy, and indeed his removal from Eton to Harrow is said to have been occasioned by an accidental explosion which occurred whilst he was performing an experiment for his own amusement.Advertisement
This is akin to the "repetition" which, read by the schoolboy last thing overnight, is on waking "known by heart."
It has been impossible to avoid an air of superficiality, and the repetition of facts known to every schoolboy, in this sketch New of so complicated a subject as the Renaissance, - embracing many nations, a great variety of topics and an indefinite period of time.
From that position he gradually moved towards pantheism, a way of thought to which he had shown remarkable leanings when, as a schoolboy, he discoursed of Neo-Platonism to Charles Lamb, or - if we may trust his recollection - translated the hymns of Synesius.
He made public profession of his republican principles as a schoolboy at the Lycee Charlemagne by refusing in 1867 to receive a prize at the Sorbonne from the hand of the prince imperial.
His fiction includes Mr Blake's Walking Stick (1869), for children; The Hoosier Schoolmaster (1871); The End of the World (1872); The Mystery of Metropolisville (1873); The Circuit Rider (1874); Rosy (1878); The Hoosier Schoolboy (1883); The Book of Queer Stories (1884), for children; The Graysons (1888), an excellent novel; The Faith Doctor (1891); and Duf f els (1893), short stories.Advertisement
He started as a schoolboy boxing champion and UK quarter finalist in 1970.
My schoolboy Latin grammar hasn't been a great help with this, I fear.
He accused the sub-committee of committing a " schoolboy howler " in its presentation of the evidence.
The Lent Term began very promisingly, with the second schoolboy oarsman joining his colleague who had rowed in the Fairbairns ' .
Jon has a schoolboy crush on the local veterinarian hottie (Hewitt ), and adopts the homeless pooch Odie to impress her.Advertisement
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A contemporary, Michael Flanders, then a budding schoolboy actor, penned a school revue GO TO IT!
In it her son is shown playing some muddy U-14 schoolboy Rugby.
The world is an exciting and confusing place for Jeremy Clarkson - a man who can find the overgrown schoolboy in us all.
A drunk illegal immigrant whose car killed a schoolboy was jailed for just EIGHT WEEKS.Advertisement
Actor Michael Sheard stayed in character for the whole link, with Andy playing the nervous schoolboy.
It was here that the storm claimed the lives of 23-year-old domestic servant Ruth Blunden, and 14-year-old schoolboy Charles Voice.
Nothing could possibly justify the murder of a 15-year-old schoolboy - those who could commit such a crime have absolutely nothing to offer society.
Kylie you see is very much like a public schoolboy.
Former Norwich City associate schoolboy Ricky Martin is a busy man.Advertisement
According to his own testimony he arrived at the university " with a stock of information which might have puzzled a doctor, and a degree of ignorance of which a schoolboy might be ashamed."
This elastic application renders it impossible in the following sketch of the history of ornithology to draw any sharp distinction between works that are emphatically ornithological and_those to which that title can only be attached by courtesy; for, since birds have always attracted far greater attention than any other group of animals with which in number or in importance they can be compared, there has grown up concerning them a literature of corresponding magnitude and of the widest range, extending from the recondite and laborious investigations of the morphologist and anatomist to the casual observations of the sportsman or the schoolboy.
The captain's face showed the uneasiness of a schoolboy who is told to repeat a lesson he has not learned.
He was afraid of getting some other officer into trouble, and silently fixed his eyes on Bagration as a schoolboy who has blundered looks at an examiner.
I 've always thought that punning headlines are written by journalists for journalists, a form of schoolboy showing off.Advertisement
A contemporary, Michael Flanders, then a budding schoolboy actor, penned a school revue GO TO IT !
In it her son is shown playing some muddy U-14 schoolboy rugby.
Benny began to indulge in the type of schoolboy smut and saucy postcard humor that would eventually become his trademark.
A trip to Caroline South In June 1967 Michael Wickham achieved every sixties schoolboy 's dream.
These essays were written by a London schoolboy aged about 16.Advertisement
Former public schoolboy One long hurrah for your book.
The newly formed league has been designed to provide a competitive structure to elite schoolboy rugby in the region.
Only there are some real schoolboy errors with included.
With the transfer window rapidly approaching will we have to expect more schoolboy players to appear on the Derby County team sheet?
Any schoolboy today knows that you can make a voltaic battery quite capable of lighting any filament lamp by simply connecting copper to zinc.Advertisement
Having a schoolboy crush can be both an exciting and frustrating time for a young person.
How do you handle your son's first schoolboy crush?
Letting your intentions be known through a note is a popular method for a schoolboy crush, as many guys are afraid of rejection.
If the girl your son has a schoolboy crush on is already a good friend, she shouldn't abandon the friendship just because he made his feelings known.
Sadly, most schoolboy crushes do not work out as hoped.Advertisement
However, some schoolboy crushes do in fact work out.
As a schoolboy, by his own account, he was for a time a Voltairean, on the strength of a perusal of the Philosophical Dictionary.
He was not remarkable at school for application to his studies, though his wonderful memory enabled him to make good progress in them; he frequently played truant and was whipped for it, robbed orchards, and indulged in other questionable schoolboy freaks; nor did he always come out of his scrapes with honour and a character for truthfulness.
He tells us that, at this time, God wrought with him as a master with a schoolboy whom he teaches.