Usage examples for babyhood

  1. Since babyhood she had been under her father's influence, and in his opinion women must always take a secondary place. – The Lost Wagon by James Arthur Kjelgaard
  2. She walked with long swinging strides that she had learned in climbing hills from babyhood. – The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan by Lizette M. Edholm
  3. By this time, the cubs had long passed out of babyhood, and were growing into good- sized little bears, quite able to take care of themselves. – Dusty Star by Olaf Baker
  4. It was in the same place many, many years before that he had essayed the first halting steps of babyhood, and she well remembered it. – East of the Shadows by Mrs. Hubert Barclay
  5. And soon it brought an end to Alice's babyhood. – Little Prudy's Dotty Dimple by Sophie May
  6. The windmiller took more notice of him than he had been wont to do of his own children in their babyhood. – Jan of the Windmill by Juliana Horatia Ewing
  7. One look at the face he had loved from its babyhood had turned the tide. – The Man Thou Gavest by Harriet T. Comstock
  8. He was considered very expert, and had broad experience from his babyhood up. – A Republic Without a President and Other Stories by Herbert Ward
  9. He objected so much to the woman who had come a few months before to the place where he had lived since his babyhood, and who had suddenly announced that she was his mother, that he was quite ready for a change. – Little Lord Fauntleroy by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  10. " All the plains Indians, who ride the horse almost from their babyhood, are bow- legged. – The Captain of the Gray-Horse Troop by Hamlin Garland
  11. Life was moving very fast to Winona; she could not analyze all her fresh thoughts and impressions, but she felt she could no more go back to her last year's mental outlook than she could have worn the long clothes of her babyhood. – The Luckiest Girl in the School by Angela Brazil
  12. There was that about its mystery, its austere majesty, that had thrilled her heart from babyhood. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  13. He further announced to all present, men and mules, that he had been brought up with mules from babyhood and knew mules from the tips of their long ears to the ends of their hard tails. – "And they thought we wouldn't fight" by Floyd Gibbons
  14. I have had her through the worst, hardest part of babyhood; she is accustomed to a fixed routine that you surely will concede agrees with her; she would miss me, and she would not thrive as she does with me, for her food and her hours would not be regular, while you, and your father, and the boys would tire her to death handling her. – A Daughter of the Land by Gene Stratton-Porter
  15. But he learned English quickly and soon forgot the jargon of his babyhood. – Darrel of the Blessed Isles by Irving Bacheller
  16. About him, close as in his long- past babyhood, were clasped his mother's arms; which drew him at last into that peace that passeth understanding. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  17. And yet, had she not been known to be a female, they would not from babyhood have dressed her as such, nor would she, but upon that conviction, have continued the dress. – Clarissa, Volume 4 (of 9) History Of A Young Lady by Samuel Richardson