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Now, the fact was, that both Mr and Mrs Squeers viewed the boys in the light of their proper and natural enemies; or, in other words, they held and considered that their business and profession was to get as much from every boy as could by possibility be screwed out of him.
as I remember him), the nicest boy that ever spun a top or broke a window.
There was a sort of poetic justice about it, after all, for the old lady had been the terror of the boys for miles around, and now the exiles feasted freely on forbidden plums, kicked up the gravel with profane boots unreproved, and played cricket in the big field where the irritable
Thoughts of his coming manhood passed and he was content to be a boy with a boy's impulses.
After breakfast the boys wandered out into the play-ground.
Trent clenched his fist, and his language made the boy, who had never heard him violent, look up in surprise.
Amongst his other small avocations, he was the hind carrier of a sedan-chair, the last of its race, in which the Rugby ladies still went out to tea, and in which, when he was fairly harnessed and carrying a load, it was the delight of small and mischievous boys to follow him and whip his calves.
Rose stood silent for a minute, thinking of something Aunt Jessie once said "You have more influence over the boys than you know; use it for their good, and I shall thank you all my life.
Come with us and we'll always be happy," shouted the one hundred and more boys in the wagon, all together.
Plenty New Georgia boys, plenty Ysabel boys stop along jail along Tulagi.
His love for animals--his desire, for example, to see this trained ape--is only natural in a healthy, normal boy of his age.
The clerk repeated the question thrice, and receiving no answer, prepared to shut the door, when the boy suddenly opened his eyes, winked several times, sneezed once, and raised his hand as if to repeat the knocking.
When, in less than a week, however, Pollyanna brought home a small, ragged boy, and confidently claimed the same protection for him, Miss Polly did have something to say.
There was once upon a time a poor boy who had neither father nor mother.
In a small back room she lived, high up in the attic of an old building, and with her was a little boy who never went abroad alone, nor by day.