- From Middle English children, alteration of earlier childre ("children"), from Old English ċildru, ċildra ("children"), plural of ċild ("child"). (Wiktionary)
“We have already discussed how children can help build a low-cost playground-for-all children.”
“They might also talk with school teachers, local health workers or concerned parents about developing CHILD-to-child activities, or organize local children to build a playground for all children.”
“In this chapter we look at children whose bones are weak and deformed, and at children who do not grow as tall as other children.”
“Thats why I hate people with children, like my brother-in-law, who told me: you dont know what responsibility means, you have no children.”
“The busha would then send word to the Governor that the people had given up their children, not being able to support them, and the Governor would have the children bound to the busha, "and _then_," said they, "_we might whistle for our children_!”
“Bondmen and bondmaids might be bought from the heathen round about them; these were left by fathers to their children after them, but it does not appear that the _children_ of these servants ever were reduced to servitude.”
“_All thy children shall be taught of the Lord; and great shall be the peace of thy children_.”
“Not for yourselves, O comrades, but for your children -- _your children_!”
“A man must learn to love his children, not because they are his, but because they are _children_, else his love will be scarcely a better thing at last than the party-spirit of the faithful politician.”
“Him weep over Jerusalem, over the loss of so many Catholic children, and we hear Him say: "Weep not over me, but for _your children_"; and neither His voice nor His tears make any impression.”
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