Usage examples for childish

  1. " You remember," he said, watching me close, " that when you lived as a very little girl in Australia you had a papa who seems different to you still from the papa in your later childish memories?" – Recalled to Life by Grant Allen
  2. Yet even then, even at that moment, the woman within me began to rise and put down the feeling of childish weakness. – Daisy in the Field by Elizabeth Wetherell
  3. A childish test, which, maybe, is the reason why thou hast chosen it. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  4. It is quite childish to act in this manner. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  5. Not really love perhaps, just childish fancy. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  6. It was a childish thing- I wanted to see you smile when I gave you the thing back. – Elizabeth's Campaign by Mrs. Humphrey Ward
  7. How childish and yet how strong and free is her use of words! – Stories of Childhood by Various
  8. This being obviously childish, Pierre brushed the consideration of it from his mind. – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  9. Now, don't be childish, dear; I have been in danger, but here I am." – Love Me Little, Love Me Long by Charles Reade Edition: 10 Language: English
  10. He had lost his childish innocence, and with it his childish happiness. – Life of Saint Monica by F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes
  11. " Don't do anything so childish. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  12. That was very childish. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  13. We have all been a little childish, I am afraid. – You-Never-Can-Tell by Shaw, Bernard
  14. Then Vavasor went to her hurriedly, for he felt convinced that if she was not quite pleased with the verses, it would fare worse with the music, and begged she would not trouble herself with anything so childish. – Weighed and Wanting by George MacDonald
  15. This was the wonder of our childish eyes for many years. – The Story of the Toys by Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  16. Its beginning is merely childish. – Mark Twain, A Biography, 1835-1910, Complete The Personal And Literary Life Of Samuel Langhorne Clemens by Albert Bigelow Paine Last Updated: February 20, 2009
  17. He liked to have childish secrets. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  18. " It was childish of me to keep it," he said, " perhaps even it was wrong," and he threw it on the fire. – Abbé Aubain and Mosaics by Prosper Mérimée
  19. It was childish, blind perhaps, but her words were those of a determined woman. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  20. I at once expressed a decided opposition to this childish scheme; but, of course, from the moment it met with opposition, it developed into a fixed purpose. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard