She calls Francis poor boy but does not trust him enough to pay her later on.
And God forgive me, I cracked Tom’s head with my thimble, poor boy, poor dead boy.
Yes, King Edward VI. lived only a few years, poor boy, but he lived them worthily.
It is the story of a poor boy who makes his way in the world by tricking his employers.
I was a poor boy then, as you know, and to a poor boy they were a little fortune.
Poor boy, I reckon he’s lied about it—but it’s a blessed, blessed lie, there’s such a comfort come from it.
The gladness of the lying dream faded away—the poor boy recognised that he was still a captive and a king.
He was entered as a “poor boy” in the Merchant Taylors’ grammar school, where he would have studied mainly Latin, with some Hebrew, Greek, and music.
Here we see her in her prime, laying a brazen, not-so-matronly hand on Vial's bronzed chest whenever the inclination takes her (no wonder the poor boy got confused).
If you don’t believe in Christmas, like the poor boy in this animated epic, hop aboard the magical Polar Express straight to the North Pole and your views will change.
Told through the eyes of Rajkumar, a poor boy, the story begins with the fall of the Konbaung Dynsasty in the capital of Mandalay and pans through to the Second World War.
When the spring-morning broke, the tower-door was closed, the boat was gone, the river sparkled on its way, and never more was any trace of the poor boy beheld by mortal eyes.
But the poor boy, beside himself, made his way, screaming, through the crowd to the sorrel nag, put his arms round her bleeding dead head and kissed it, kissed the eyes and kissed the lips....
Gillian Welch’s song about a poor boy changing the world would have obvious resonances, but the power here comes from the arrangement, a church built to draw attention to the altar that is Jones’s voice.
“It would have been cruel in Miss Havisham, horribly cruel, to practise on the susceptibility of a poor boy, and to torture me through all these years with a vain hope and an idle pursuit, if she had reflected on the gravity of what she did.
Kerzner’s story was often depicted as a poor-boy-makes-good one, from beginnings in a blue-collar neighborhood of Johannesburg to membership in an international cabal of tycoons and celebrities like Frank Sinatra and Liza Minnelli.
…novel originated in Spain with Lazarillo de Tormes (1554; doubtfully attributed to Diego Hurtado de Mendoza), in which the poor boy Lázaro describes his services under seven successive lay and clerical masters, each of whose dubious character is hidden under a mask of hypocrisy.
His mother had whipped him for drinking some cream which he had never tasted and knew nothing about; it was plain that she was tired of him and wished him to go; if she felt that way, there was nothing for him to do but succumb; he hoped she would be happy, and never regret having driven her poor boy out into the unfeeling world to suffer and die.
- a large sandwich made of a long crusty roll split lengthwise and filled with meats and cheese (and tomato and onion and lettuce and condiments); different names are used in different sections of the United States
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His mother had whipped him for drinking some cream which he had never tasted and knew nothing about it was plain that she was tired of him and wished him to go if she felt that way there was nothing for him to do but succumb he hoped she would be happy and never regret having driven her poor boy out into the unfeeling world to suffer and die