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  • He wondered more than once what the young-corporal's own story was, what was the nature of the fiasco which had driven him into the Canadian training camp and what was behind that unboyish look which came now and then into his boyish eyes.

    Wild Wings A Romance of Youth

  • But now that I was wise enough to make the best of my unboyish emotionalism, I began to take pleasure in certain phases of school-life.

    The Ghost Ship

  • His secluded life -- unable to mix with other kids, go to shows, games, or do anything that gets him into crowds -- gives him a very limited background for understanding his environment, leaves him unboyish.

    The Short Life

  • So when he spoke it was to say in a singularly unboyish voice:

    Youth Challenges

  • His face was scarcely human in its fierce unboyish emotion.

    The Lost Prince

  • The things he was thinking of were of a kind likely to bring to the face of a twelve-year-old boy an unboyish expression.

    The Lost Prince

  • His unboyish eyes traveled from one face to another, then he shrugged his shoulders and dropped his weight to the other hip.

    The Enchanted Canyon

  • John Seaton gave secondary heed to the shifting grandeur of the views, for he was engrossed by his endeavor to replace the sullen, unboyish Nucky he had known with this voluble, high strung and entirely adolescent person who bumped along the trail regardless of weariness or the hour.

    The Enchanted Canyon

  • "No, sir," he said again; and added with his faint, unboyish smile, "I haven't much to lose anyway."

    Charles Rex

  • The same tender mouth, with tonight an unboyish sardonic twist.

    Benefits Forgot A Story of Lincoln and Mother Love

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