Usage examples for Adults

  1. The end of each individual instance was a handshake, and one went lumbering on, leaving the children one had deposited behind one already playing with old ration- tins or hunting about for cartridge- cases, while adults stared at the work they had to do. – The Passionate Friends by Herbert George Wells
  2. They lost up to 15 pounds apiece, which on Agsk, where the average weight of adults is about 40, was serious. – The Eel by Miriam Allen DeFord
  3. They are neither children nor adults, yet manifesting the characteristics of both. – On the Firing Line in Education by Adoniram Judson Ladd
  4. There were occasionally old adults in other series. – Mammals taken Along the Alaska Highway by Rollin H. Baker
  5. Many adults, it is believed, have been enabled, with ease and comfort, to commence family worship by its means; and numerous classes have been trained to the exercise in a few lessons. – A Practical Enquiry into the Philosophy of Education by James Gall
  6. With adults, the beneficial influences of fresh air, good food, well- built houses, open spaces, and healthy conditions of labour have become common- places of sociology. – Determinism or Free-Will? by Chapman Cohen
  7. He had a home for adults and children of ailing mind and body, and when he wanted a new house for the little ones, and there was no money to build or equip it, he asked every parent in Germany for a thank- offering to the Lord of one penny for each well child. – Marm Lisa by Kate Douglas Wiggin
  8. A public baptism of five adults is then described. – Toronto of Old by Henry Scadding
  9. Adults may attend these classes, but they do not. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  10. In times of famine, the adults often denied themselves in order to make the food last as long as possible for the children, who were not able to bear hunger as well as the old. – Indian Boyhood by [AKA Ohiyesa], Charles A. Eastman
  11. 94 The resolution was in full as follows: Whereas, Assembly Bill, No. 14, introduced by Mr. Johnson of Sacramento, and reading as follows: An Act To Amend Section 1662 of the Political Code The people of the State of California, represented in Senate and Assembly, do enact as follows: Section 1. Section 1662 of the Political Code is hereby amended so as to read as follows: 1662. Every school, unless otherwise provided by law, must be open for the admission of all children between six and twenty- one years of age residing in the district and the board of school trustees, or city board of education, have power to admit adults and children not residing in the district, whenever good reasons exist therefor. – Story of the Session of the California Legislature of 1909 by Franklin Hichborn
  12. " That means twenty- eight adults, and probably some youngsters who will be able to take parts," returned Cosmo, rubbing his hands with a satisfied smile. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
  13. Learning the Hare language, baptizing the babes and teaching the adults, he also put up buildings, cared for the sick, and in his garden raised potatoes and turnips under the arctic circle. – True Tales of Arctic Heroism in the New World by Adolphus W. Greely
  14. These would be a trifle too grim for a timid child, but excellent fun for adults. – The Art of the Story-Teller by Marie L. Shedlock
  15. The European populations to- day contain an undue proportion of adults and the aged, while the younger generation is no longer knocking at the door. – The Rising Tide of Color Against White World-Supremacy by Theodore Lothrop Stoddard
  16. All the children followed me for a considerable distance, and a good many of the adults made an excuse for going in the same direction. – Unbeaten-Tracks-in-Japan by Bird, Isabella L. (Isabella Lucy)
  17. Adults were to confess their sins at least yearly to their parish priest, which confession would be confidential. – Our Legal Heritage, 4th Ed. by S. A. Reilly
  18. He knew how to lie to adults, but he was out of practice. – Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town by Cory Doctorow
  19. How many in this world, both children and adults, are " poisoned with their own breaths!" – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  20. Union takes place in from four to six weeks in adults, and in from three to four weeks in children. – Manual of Surgery Volume Second: Extremities--Head--Neck. Sixth Edition. by Alexander Miles Alexis Thomson