Children in a sentence

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Definition of Children

  • pl. of Child.

How to use children in a sentence. Children pronunciation.

I got the children's clothes out, and thought I would take them to the house of a kind neighbor, where I knew they could stay till we got some wood.
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At supper the good man had the pain of beholding the last morsel of bread placed upon the table without the least means or prospect of a supply for his children's breakfast.
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Now it embraces a very large gathering of useful enterprises: _A Consumptive's Home, Children's Home, Grove Hall Church, Tract Repository, a Training College_, and a _Cancer Home_.
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At another time she found herself unable to pay the expenses of the children's schooling, and the repeated demands for money were rendered more grievous by the reproaches of her husband, who charged her with attempting impossibilities, and told her that her self-will would involve them in disgrace.
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We had in the parsonage an upper loft, shut off by a trap-door from the lower one, and over this door it was that she now knelt down, and began to deal with Him in whose strength she had undertaken the work of her children's education.
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Upon a matter concerning the ordinary practices of daily life, we and our children and our children's children are deprived of the possibility of taking such action as we think fit unless we can obtain the assent of twothirds of both branches of Congress and the Legislatures of three-fourths of the States.
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Nora had gotten up a fine supper, for a regular cook stove had been brought along, and it was almost like eating at Grandma Martin's table, only this was out of doors, for the sides of the tent were raised to let in the air and the rays of the setting sun. "What's the matter, Father?" asked Mrs. Martin, as she saw the children's grandfather pause after tasting the potatoes.
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Just as I thought!" cried the children's grandpa.
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This was fun, and the Curlytops had a good time, while Nora, now that she knew there was no danger from sharks, sat in the shade and mended holes in the children's stockings.
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I can read the children's letters, and I thought I would write myself.
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The Children's Picture-Book of Sagacity of Animals.
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The Children's Picture-Book of Birds.
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The Children's Picture-Book of Quadrupeds and other Mammalia.
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Then he had gone to St. Mary's church, where (as was the fashion of the times) there was a children's school; and, listening to the little ones at their lessons, picked up such hymns and prayers as he thought would suffice his spiritual wants.
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Philip had heard that the poor helped one another, but woman after woman complained to him that she could not get anyone in to clean up and see to the children's dinner without paying for the service, and she could not afford to pay.
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I am just arrived, and have some slight domestic matters to see to, amongst others, to wash my children's faces; but that in the course of the forenoon, when I have attended to what I have to do, and have dressed myself, I hope to do myself the honour of paying her a regular visit; you will tell her that with my compliments.
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One sits quiet in that faith;-nay, looks abroad with a kind of pathetic grandfatherly feeling over this universal Children's Ball which the British Nation in these extraordinary circumstances is giving it self!
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The children's clothing was steadily wearing out.
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Sixty years ago, therefore, the abolition of war looked as unprosperous a speculation as Dr. Darwin's scheme for improving our British climate by hauling out all the icebergs from the polar basin in seasons when the wind sate fair for the tropics; by which means these wretched annoyers of our peace would soon find themselves in quarters too hot to hold them, and would disappear as rapidly as sugar-candy in children's mouths.
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A ball here, there a children's treat, Whither shall my rapscallion flit?
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Examples of Children

Example #1
But, just as I was going out with the children, in passing by the window, I saw the top of a great load of wood coming up the road towards our little house.
Example #2
It was too cold to keep the children in the house without fire.
Example #3
His wife, full of grief with her children, retired to her bed.
Example #4
A clergyman in the State of New York, through the influence of a disaffected member, was unfairly and precipitately deprived of his pulpit, which involved a large family in necessity.
Example #5
A Consumptive's Home, Children's Home, Grove Hall Church, Tract Repository, a Training College_, and a _Cancer Home_.
Example #6
The means provided have all been sent by the Lord, who has prompted the hearts of good people to send to it their voluntary contributions.