I have often heard Pericles speak of his childish obstinacy and perseverance.
A girl of Frederica's age must be childish indeed, if such things do not strike her.
"So you can work—you really can work," repeated Angelique with childish joy.
Ah, that was only making believe and childish play; this was reality.
But just then my childish pride was grievously piqued by Philip's ...