To a youth and womanhood of storm and stress had succeeded an old age of serene activity and then of calm decay.
For many years the island was inhabited by greybeards and children; the young men and women of all classes, so soon as they had reached manhood and womanhood, crossed Bass Strait, and entered upon the wider life and the more brilliant prospects which first Victoria, and subsequently New South Wales and Queensland, afforded them.
The story centers on Stavia, daughter of the leader of Marthatown, as she grows from the age of ten to womanhood, discovering the secrets of the matriarchy.
It's about tradition and celebrating your entry into womanhood with your loved ones.
Jewelry with this symbol is sometimes accompanied by a nude woman's form to represent the goddess and womanhood.
Learning to tame occasionally erratic emotions, fight frequent fluctuations in weight and endure premenstrual complications is a natural part of womanhood.
Still others are excited to finally enter the realm of womanhood, especially those who were late bloomers and were still wearing undershirts while all the other girls around them were wearing bras.
A strong type of womanhood is revealed in the correspondence of St Boniface with various Saxon Benedictine nuns, some in England and some who accompanied him to the continent and there established great convents.
Slight as the story is, it is worked out into one of the most affecting poems in the language, and gives to literature one of its most perfect types of womanhood and of "affection that hopes and endures and is patient."
As she grew to womanhood she became inclined to silence, and spent much of her time in solitude and prayer.
(a) On population: immigration, of course, is a direct addition to the population of new countries, and greatly accelerates the growth by natural increase, especially as the immigrants are in the most productive ages of manhood and womanhood.
Thus the "Nemesis," belonging probably to 1503, is a marvellously wrought piece of quite unflinching realism in the rendering of a common type of mature, muscular, unshapely German womanhood.
Alarmed, the Trust tried to unload; militant womanhood, thoroughly aroused, scorned compromise.
girl on the very brink of womanhood.
metamorphosed into sublime creatures, on the brink of what promises to be a spectacular womanhood.
Shift a live art commission undertaken to celebrate womanhood and multi-culturalism for International Women's day at the Brady arts center in London.
But we point our daughters to the Bible, to see that true womanhood involves character, not external beauty.
Here he found a little girl who had bloomed into young womanhood during the six years away.
The " Titus 2 " vision calls for active efforts to pass on a vision of biblical womanhood to young women.
She stood as a symbol of Indian womanhood and a new independent nation.
Grace brings it back with " Two Heads ", another stab at middle American womanhood: " want two heads on your body.
Shift a live art commission undertaken to celebrate womanhood and multi-culturalism for International Women 's day at the Brady arts center in London.
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