Her grandson, a boy of about twelve or fourteen, helped her in the shop, and they were so pleased and excited at having such a large order that they were quite bewildered.
The piano was open, music littered about; she was fond of music and she admired very much a portrait of father as a boy in the Harrow dress, asked who it was and what the dress was.
A small detachment of Boy Scouts, sturdy with an enormous sense of uniform and valor, marched through the asphalt alleys of the park with trained, small-footed, regimental precisionsmall boys with clean, lifted faces.
She knew LEOPOLD'S weakness for Schnapps, when he was a boy at Schiedam, and, producing a bottle of the Aromatic elixir, with which she had previously armed herself in expectation of his obstinacy, poured out a glassful and requested him to clear his voice with it.
I told W. I had spent a very cold and uncomfortable hour at the house, and I was worried about the cold, thought I might, perhaps, send the boy to mother, but he had taken his precautions and arranged with the Minister of War to have a certain amount of wood delivered at the house.
Thus Mark Hopkins is in himself a university, given a boy on the other end of the log on which he sits.
"Years ago, I saved a boy from the meshes of the law, in which his evil ways had involved him.
I inquired of a boy for the author of the notice I held in my hand, (I had carefully cut it from the paper,) and was informed that this was the right place, and that the gentleman would see me in a few moments.
" "Aw!" "Ain't you ashamed, a big boy like you, and Mrs. Suss with her neuralgia?" "Aw!"the slam of a door clipping off this insolence.
The former became more lax than ever in the discharge of his duties, and avoiding the society of his school equals, sought the companionship of such boys as Hawley, Gull, and Mouler, who at length came to be known throughout the College as "Thirsty's Lot." With the exception of Fletcher, the prefects left him severely alone.
In connection with this article of furniture Gull one evening introduced a new pastime, which he called putting fellows in the stocks, and which consisted in decoying innocent small boys into taking a seat, then suddenly pushing them backwards on to the floor, and imprisoning their feet between the form and the reversible deska position from which they only extricated themselves with considerable difficulty.
It takes the alphabet and the early pothooks, and the boy by and by combines them into literature.
"I was in my twelfth year when I entered this school, which contained from thirty to forty boys about my age.
Sit down, Rathson; you are the only boy among the many who must have been connected with this affairthe only one, I say, who has any sense of manliness or honour.
" "You got a better education now than nine boys out of ten.
"You black devil!" admonished the Boy under his breath.
THE GREAT BLUE WATER There was not in all that land, nor perhaps in all the wide world, a happier little boy than Martin, when after waking from his sleep and dream he dressed himself for the first time in that new suit, and went out from the cave into the morning sunlight.
The last of their dogs had been frozen to death a few miles back on the trail, and they had no idea, apparently, how near they were to that "first Indian settlement this side of Kaltag" reached by the Colonel and the Boy after two days of rest and one day of travel.
When the others got to the water-hole, Anna turned and left the Boy without a word to go and recover her pail.
The Bull Tossed the Boy Through the Tent.
"Take hold of him, Georgie," he said; "take my little boy around the waist; his name is Rawdon."
They respected a possible Baronet in the boy between whom and the title there was only the little sickly, pale Pitt Blinkie.
I'll bet there have been a dozen boys over from Sunday-school to drink out of that spring before this time.
No one had spoken so kindly of the boy before in years.
His troops on land were attacked and dispersed by an army which had been landed on the eastern coast by the indefatigable Octavian; and Sextus sailed off to Lesbos, where he had found refuge as a boy during the campaign of Pharsalia, to seek protection from the jealousy of Antony.