In another corner, huddled together for companionship, were the little boys
who had arrived on the preceding night, three of them in very large leather breeches, and two in old trousers, a something tighter fit than drawers are usually worn; at no great distance from these was seated the juvenile son and heir of Mr Squeers--a striking likeness of his father--kicking, with great vigour, under the hands of Smike, who was fitting upon him a pair of new boots that bore a most suspicious resemblance to those which the least of the little boys
had worn on the journey down--as the little boy
himself seemed to think, for he was regarding the appropriation with a look of most rueful amazement.
Our nice boy
didn't forget us after he went abroad.
She enjoyed it heartily and found the applause of her boys
more satisfying than any praise of the world, for now she told no stories except to her flock of enthusiastic believers and admirers.
I have been given these abundant crops and God has also sent me a boy
who is called David," he whispered to himself.
There were boys
all round him, looking at him curiously, and a feeling of shame came over Philip.
Yet no attack came on that night or the next; on the third Trent and the boy
sat talking and the latter frankly owned that he was nervous.
We take out tables, and the big boys
sit round and drink beer--double allowance on Saturday nights; and we cut about the quadrangle between the songs, and it looks like a lot of robbers in a cave.
I wish Rose would drive a bargain with Will and Geordie also, for I think these books are as bad for the small boys
as cigars for the large ones," said Mrs.
The donkeys galloped, the wagon rolled on smoothly, the boys
slept (Lamp-Wick snored like a dormouse) and the little, fat driver sang sleepily between his teeth.
with the billiard ball said that he had never seen it in his life before, and hazarded the suggestion that it had got into his box through some mysterious and occultly evil agency.
Moore made a rapid spring across the apartment; but the waste of energy was unnecessary, for when the boy
heard him within the chamber and realized that he had been discovered he turned back as though to relinquish his planned adventure.
Wardle's carriage, which in common humanity had a dickey behind for the fat boy
, who, if there had been a footboard instead, would have rolled off and killed himself in his very first nap.