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As if you could be trusted with anything again that needs a schoolboy's intelligence.

No, not ashamed, mother; but I thought it was not business-like, and seemed too much like a schoolboy.

The Corsicans speak Italian, and this would never do for a French schoolboy.

"Ask her," said Vernon, feeling like a schoolboy in an examination.

I know it was a schoolboy's conduct; that is bad enough: and it is my son's, that is worse.

Every schoolboy knows that a stone is lighter in water than in air.

Every schoolboy knows them by heart, as poor Macaulay would have said.

And Tresler could not help calling to mind the schoolboy detected in some misdemeanor.

Like the schoolboy all of them dreamed dreams and saw visions.

Like the schoolboy they were hot with the lust for adventure.

WORD ORIGIN

1580s, from school (n.1) + boy. As an adjective from 1874. Related: Schoolboyish.

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