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A little boy of four was moved to passionate grief at the sight of a dead dog taken from a pond.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
You see, I'd always thought of him as the boy whom Great-aunt Lucia described having seen.
THE BOARDED-UP HOUSEAUGUSTA HUIELL SEAMAN
Poor Squinty ran and tried to hide under the straw, for he knew the boy was talking about him.
A look of passion came into the face of the watching boy, and again he fingered his revolver.
Several times after this the boy and his sisters came to look down into the pig pen.
A little boy aged two years and four months was deprived of a pencil from Thursday to Sunday for scribbling on the wall-paper.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
When he gets quite large the boy will get tired of having him for a pet, and perhaps bring him back.
Now and then the boy who had bought Squinty, and who was taking him home, would look around at his pet in the slatted box.
The little boy of two, often quoted here, showed a punctilious feeling for order in the placing of things.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
This was no strange sight to the boy by that time, but it was awkward in the circumstances, for he had neither gun nor spear.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE

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