Usage examples for childish

  1. A childish test, which, maybe, is the reason why thou hast chosen it. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  2. 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
  3. This was the wonder of our childish eyes for many years. – The Story of the Toys by Mary Harris Toy Dodge
  4. 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
  5. He liked to have childish secrets. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  6. He had lost his childish innocence, and with it his childish happiness. – Life of Saint Monica by F. A. (Frances Alice) Forbes
  7. How childish and yet how strong and free is her use of words! – Stories of Childhood by Various
  8. That was very childish. – 'Lizbeth of the Dale by Marian Keith
  9. 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
  10. It was childish, blind perhaps, but her words were those of a determined woman. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  11. 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
  12. " Don't do anything so childish. – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  13. " 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
  14. Not really love perhaps, just childish fancy. – The Dark Flower by John Galsworthy
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. " 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
  18. This being obviously childish, Pierre brushed the consideration of it from his mind. – Riders of the Silences by Max Brand
  19. It is quite childish to act in this manner. – Gossip in the First Decade of Victoria's Reign by John Ashton
  20. We have all been a little childish, I am afraid. – You-Never-Can-Tell by Shaw, Bernard