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- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of grow up.
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A little boy who is a Barge (RTIM) grows up in a home where love is inconsistent, affection is lacking, and the father keeps telling the boy how “stupid” he is (even though he’s actually quite bright).
It is strange that no human being grows up who does not so intertwist in his growth the whole idea and spirit of his day, that rightly to dissect out his history would require one to cut to pieces and analyze society, law, religion, the metaphysics and the morals of his times; and, as all these things run back to those of past days, the problem is still further complicated.
As a fair white lily grows up out of the bed of meadow muck, and without note or comment, rejects all in the soil that is alien from her being, and goes on fashioning her own silver cup side by side with weeds that are drawing coarser nutriment from the soil, so we often see a refined and gentle nature by some singular internal force unfolding itself by its own laws, and confirming itself in its own beliefs, as wholly different from all that surrounds it as is the lily from the rag-weed.
One is a tree wch the ivy has Covered and there are staires up directly upright, and on ye top is an Eight square Bench – round, the Green grows up Close about it cut even, this he Calls "Tenneriff" being in that fform.
Oh! there is a husk and shell, Yorick, which grows up with learning, which their unskilfulness knows not how to fling away! —