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 Meanings and Examples of INFANCY
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infancy
 n.  babyhood
Classic Sentence: (25 in 2 pages)
1  You were attached to each other from your earliest infancy; you studied together, and appeared, in dispositions and tastes, entirely suited to one another.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 18
2  You well know, Victor, that our union had been the favourite plan of your parents ever since our infancy.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 22
3  Be that as it might, the scaffold of the pillory was a point of view that revealed to Hester Prynne the entire track along which she had been treading, since her happy infancy.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Get Context   In II. THE MARKET-PLACE
4  This lady was one of my nearest relations, an orphan from her infancy, and under the guardianship of my father.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER 31
5  I derived from this, that Joe's education, like Steam, was yet in its infancy.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter VII
6  Looking back, as I was saying, into the blank of my infancy, the first objects I can remember as standing out by themselves from a confusion of things, are my mother and Peggotty.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 2. I OBSERVE
7  From my earliest infancy she seems to have been always employed in that class of needlework, and never by any chance in any other.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8. MY HOLIDAYS. ESPECIALLY ONE HAPPY AFTERNOON
8  The mother who lay in the grave, was the mother of my infancy; the little creature in her arms, was myself, as I had once been, hushed for ever on her bosom.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 9. I HAVE A MEMORABLE BIRTHDAY
9  I had known that tune in my infancy, but it had long since passed out of my mind.
Animal Farm By George Orwell
Get Context   In Chapter I
10  That was the cot of my infancy; an old egg-box.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IV
11  Not very dear, however, when you deserted him in his infancy, and left him to the brutality of a drunken grandmother.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER V
12  This is the first October that she has passed in the country since her infancy.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
13  'He says they died in his infancy, your worship,' replied the officer: hazarding the usual reply.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
14  The animals were in the direct line of his path, but that the child thought little of; he had played round the fetlocks of horses from his infancy.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 8 Those Who Are Found Where There Is Said to Be Nobody
15  Although born to the ease of plantation life, waited on hand and foot since infancy, the faces of the three on the porch were neither slack nor soft.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER I
Example Sentence:
1  While these arguments about evolution are in their infancy in the UK, a Government minister has said that says that Intelligent Design is not included in the national curriculum and should not be taught in schools.
2  If we start with infancy - the time from birth to two years - we have what we call undifferentiated faith.