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MacGillibray found a native ovariotomized female at Cape York who had been subjected to the operation because, having been born dumb, she would be prevented from bearing dumb children,-a wise, though primitive, method of preventing social dependents.
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Two children-a boy and a girl-had dropped their play to watch him.
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Now that Gibson was dead I decided to move my home farther north, and eventually settled down with my family (two children-a boy and a girl-had been born to me during my residence on the shores of the lagoon) in a beautiful mountainous and tropical region 200 or 300 miles to the north.
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Of her second marriage were born two children-a son, who married the sister of Warwick the king-maker, and a daughter, who became the wife of the Earl of Warwick himself.
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The first was the son of our old shepherd, who had lately married, but was not yet encumbered with children,-a good shepherd, and an intelligent, steady fellow.
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I paid some compliment to the spirit and intelligence of these children,-a compliment they well deserved.
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One of his children-a little girl-came and stood close to him as he spoke.
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You love each other now, as do two children,-as brother and sister.
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A real injury to the children-a most mortifying change, and material loss to them all;-a very great deduction from her father's daily comfort-and, as to herself, she could not at all endure the idea of Jane Fairfax at Donwell Abbey.
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In one corner was a playground for children-a wall around this, that they might shout in freedom; and the nursery thereby gave every provision for the happiness and safety of the little ones.
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She might beguile Michael away quietly and carry him to Canada, where, as it seemed, there were any amount of farmers ready to adopt English children-a much better lot, in Ida's eyes, than the little Tyrolese impostor deserved.
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I wish to add a few more qualifications to Dr. Illingworth's list, and they are these: a broad, comprehending sympathy, a sense of humor, and a heart brimming with love for all children-a heart capable of sharing the joy and grief of every child heart.
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The boys of the polytechnic high school made a wonderful doll house for the children-a house of four rooms, fully furnished throughout.
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The Rogozhinskys had come to Moscow alone, having left their two children-a boy and a girl-at home, and stopped in the best rooms of the best hotel.
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On the seat in front sat their children-a well-dressed little girl, with loose, fair hair, and as fresh as a flower, who also held a bright parasol, and an eight-year-old boy, with a long, thin neck and sharp collarbones, a sailor hat with long ribbons on his head.
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Perhaps, too, the picture of this happy little corner of his children-a world evidently so complete in itself, and daily developing more and more away from the parent world in the front parlour-gave him a certain pang of estrangement.
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It is the greatest merit of the book, that it is designed for the culture and development of the imagination in children,-a faculty almost entirely neglected, or, what is worse, oftentimes despotically crushed and thwarted in children.
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Alison Parr was talking to the woman in the flat, and both were changed, and yet he identified both: and on another occasion he saw a familiar figure surrounded by romping, ragged children-a figure which turned out to be Eldon Parr's! Finally he was aroused by what seemed a summons from the unknown-the prolonged morning whistle of the shoe factory.
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And this is SIN, my children-a very great sin against God, a high crime against human nature.
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To the Memory of those faithful brown slave-men of the plantations throughout the South, Daddy's contemporaries all, who during the war while their masters were away fighting in a cause opposed to their emancipation, brought their blankets and slept outside their mistresses' doors, thus keeping night-watch over otherwise unprotected women and children-a faithful guardianship of which the annals of those troublous times record no instance of betrayal.
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Examples of Children-a

Example #1
She had been a slave, and asserted that once on a visit to Alexandria with her master she had seen General Washington.
Example #2
The same journal also says that at Wichita, Kansas, there appeared at a municipal election an old negress named Mrs. Harriet McMurray, who gave her age as one hundred and fifteen.
Example #3
A flat-bottomed boat lay moored to the bank, close by.
Example #4
It stood in a clearing on the left shore, and close by the water's edge was a young man, patching the bottom of an upturned canoe.
Example #5
It was my intention only to have made a temporary stay here, but other ties came, and my little ones were by no means strong enough to undertake any such formidable journey as I had in contemplation.
Example #6
For myself, I am about five feet seven and a half inches in height, and therefore I stalked about among them like a giant.