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A little boy came to give the President his personal condolences, and the President gave word that any little boy who wanted to see him was to be shown in.
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There are ghostly scenes in which the little boy on his rocking horse rocks madly toward the climax that will magically give him the name of the winning horse.
But on one occasion when I encountered a similar fantasy in a little boy who was my patient I began to understand the uncanny effects of this story.
Never hearing from him again, I remembered the little boy of whom I had had such doubts when he was ten years old.
As he pulled the fringed sides up and made himself into a cocoon, Mr. Podger saw that thin, attractive, freckled little face again, and hoped that the boy, too, was lying in a cool, fringed-wrapped quiet.
In general, however, it may be said that when a boy or a girl leaves the high school, the school authorities play little or no part in the decision of what happens next.
The snake was hideous, and I remembered, even then, the cool, bright fire of it only a little while before, and I thought perhaps the boy had always seen it dead and hideous like that, and had not even stopped to see the beauty of it in its life.
Milne once wrote of Ashdown Forest: " In that enchanted place on the top of the forest a little boy and his bear will always be playing ".
According to the Vita Ansgarii (" Life of Ansgar "), when the little boy learned in a vision that his mother was in the company of Saint Mary, his careless attitude toward spiritual matters changed to seriousness (" Life of Ansgar ", 1 ).
The loveless environment made Bernard something of a bully, as he himself later recalled " I was a dreadful little boy.
While there, he meets an intelligent little boy ( played by his son, Michael ), whose parents are targeted by the FBI.
El Niño is Spanish for " the little boy " and refers to the Christ child, because periodic warming in the Pacific near South America is usually noticed around Christmas.
Here, a small boy is shown knocking down a castle just constructed by a little girl out of children's building blocks.
Billed as " The Four Nightingales ", Julius, Milton ( Gummo Marx ), Arthur ( from 1911, originally Adolph ; Harpo Marx ), and another boy singer, Lou Levy, traveled the U. S. vaudeville circuits to little fanfare.
In " The Time Monster " he reveals that " When I was a little boy, we used to live in a house that was perched halfway up the top of a mountain ", explaining, " I ran down that mountain and I found that the rocks weren't grey at all-but they were red, brown and purple and gold.
Around 1747 he had a son by a Miss Edington, and though he gave his child James Smeaton Hutton financial assistance, he had little to do with the boy who went on to become a post-office clerk in London.
The original set-up of the comic revolved around the nightly dreams of a little boy named Nemo ( meaning " nobody " in Latin ).
It involves a little boy called Nemo, who wears pajamas and travels to a fantasy world, but otherwise the connection to McCay's strip is a loose one.
While the cow is in the care of Mac Cinnfhaelaidh's brother Mac Samthainn, Balor appears in the form of a little red-haired boy and tricks him into giving him the cow.
The stone reportedly fell through a number of banana leaves before striking the boy on the head, causing little to no pain, as it was small enough to have been slowed by both friction with the atmosphere as well as that with banana leaves, before striking the boy.
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The weather turned warmer and with it came better appetites, although Harriet was still a little off-color.
He said to the Secretary, `` I understand you came from a little Pennsylvania town near Wilkes-Barre.
He looked at her out of himself, she thought, as he did only for an instant at a time, the look which always surprised her even now when his uncombable hair was yellowing a little and his breath came hard through his nicotine-choked lungs, the look of the gaunt youth she had suddenly found herself staring at in the Tate Gallery on a Thursday once.
He recalled Lucy, as `` a bright-looking black-eyed young lady who came regularly through the boys' study hall to join the class in Greek in the little recitation room beyond ''.
Then, without knowing why, she found herself running from them, fleeing wildly through the trees, dodging her own shadows until she came to a little hollow in the rocky ground with a big stone in the center behind which she knelt and hid, listening to the madness of her heart and wanting for once to cry.
The name cello is an abbreviation of the Italian violoncello, which means " little violone ", referring to the violone (" big viol "), the lowest-pitched instrument of the viol family, the group of string instruments that went out of fashion around the end of the 17th century in most countries except France, where they survived another half-century or so before the louder violin family came into greater favour in that country too.
The Ionic order came from eastern Greece, where its origins are entwined with the similar but little known Aeolic order.
A common misconception is that Richard Childress Racing " owns the rights " to the No. 3 in NASCAR competition ( fueled by the fact that Kevin Harvick's car has a little No. 3 as an homage to Earnhardt and the usage of the No. 3 on the Camping World Series truck of Ty Dillon ), but in fact no team owns the rights to this or any other number: However, according to established NASCAR procedures, RCR would have priority over other teams if and when the time came to reuse the number.
With the New Latin period, the language itself came to be regarded as a medium only for " serious " and learned expression, a view that left little room for Latin poetry.
However, these early events received little attention, and it was not until 1957, when the New York Times reported an unsuccessful struggle to restrict DDT use in Nassau County, New York, that the issue came to the attention of the popular naturalist-author, Rachel Carson.
One critic states of psychologists that " Instead of replacing ' metaphysical ' terms such as ' desire ' and ' purpose ', they used it to legitimize them by giving them operational definitions ... the initial, quite radical operationalist ideas eventually came to serve as little more than a ' reassurance fetish ' ( Koch 1992 ) for mainstream methodological practice.
When Portuguese explorers first came into contact with the Japanese ( see Nanban period ), they described Japanese conditions in analogy, likening the Emperor, with great symbolic authority but little political power, to the Pope, and the Shogun to secular European rulers, e. g. the Holy Roman Emperor.
Some of the horror came from the nature of the crimes shown, which often had very little reason behind them and in which the evildoers were rarely punished or defeated.
Joseph Wells managed to earn a meagre income, but little of it came from the shop ; Joseph received an unsteady amount of money from playing professional cricket for the Kent county team.
We learn in the former poem that his father came from Cyme in Aeolis ( on the coast of Asia Minor, a little south of the island Lesbos ), and crossed the sea to settle at a hamlet, near Thespiae in Boeotia, named Ascra, " a cursed place, cruel in winter, hard in summer, never pleasant " ( Works, l. 640 ).
Once this came about the expansion of the town took place, to the west, since there was little space left in the valley.