Usage examples for childhood

  1. By the way, I do not think any man is compelled to bid good- bye to his childhood: every man may feel young in the morning, middle- aged in the afternoon, and old at night. – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald
  2. " My dear Hersebom," said the doctor, taking the fisherman's hand, " we have not seen each other for many years, but I have not forgotten your excellent father, and thought I might call and see a friend of my childhood!" – The Waif of the "Cynthia" by André Laurie and Jules Verne
  3. I have never heard Anne say much about her childhood, either. – Grace Harlowe's Second Year at Overton College by Jessie Graham Flower
  4. " Oh, Bess, just come and see old Mrs. Red and never, never ask me to feel about a mere friend of my childhood like I do about her," I answered with welcome and excitement both in my voice. – The Golden Bird by Maria Thompson Daviess
  5. The First Three Years of Childhood. – Autobiography of Friedrich Froebel by Friedrich Froebel
  6. Although my grandmother could so easily assume a stern and commanding air, it was by no means habitual to her; and the children, though they feared and never dared to dispute her authority, soon loved her with all the pure, unselfish love of childhood, which cannot be bought. – A Grandmother's Recollections by Ella Rodman
  7. And again: From that hour until this, at which I write, no word of that part of my childhood, which I have now gladly brought to a close, has passed my lips to any human being.... – Life of Charles Dickens by Frank Marzials
  8. All through their childhood they had been fast friends. – Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906 by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  9. It seemed to me that if I could be of any use in the world anywhere, I could in the place where I was born, and where my whole childhood was spent. – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  10. Sometime in her childhood Desire must have seen her mother's writing. – The Window-Gazer by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  11. I say children, for it is emphatically a disease of childhood. – Advice to a Mother on the Management of her Children by Pye Henry Chavasse
  12. You tried to care for me in my childhood and youth. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  13. She was about ten years old and Bernard was twelve, and in their childhood was commenced a friendship which ripened into love and marriage. – Minnie's Sacrifice by Frances Ellen Watkins Harper
  14. Nobody; only her natural wit, less rare in childhood than in youth, but always rare and astonishing. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. It reminds us of the infinite peace of childhood when on a fine day the world hardly existed beyond the garden- gate. – The Pleasures of Ignorance by Robert Lynd
  16. It was there that his childhood had been passed. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  17. We have been so intimate from childhood- yet it seems that we must part! – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  18. In my childhood I lived in the country. – The Best Psychic Stories by Various
  19. And yet when he considered how unlike she was really to these friends of his childhood he wondered why it was he and she had got along so well, and his thoughts went back to the occasion of his first meeting with her. – Vignettes of Manhattan; Outlines in Local Color by Brander Matthews
  20. She had more than fulfilled the promise of her childhood. – The Fatal Glove by Clara Augusta Jones Trask