Young one


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Young one A young human being; a child; also, a young animal, as a colt.
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  • Samuel Beckett
    “To think, when one is no longer young, when one is not yet old, that one is no longer young, that one is not yet old, that is perhaps something.”
  • Dorothy Canfield Fisher
    Dorothy Canfield Fisher
    “One of the many things nobody ever tells you about middle age is that it's such a nice change from being young.”
  • Oscar Wilde
    “The tragedy of old age is not that one is old, but that one is young.”
  • Queen Victoria
    “I don't dislike babies, though I think very young ones rather disgusting.”
  • Brigham Young
    “Any young man who is unmarried at the age of twenty one is a menace to the community.”
  • Albert Einstein
    “Solitude is painful when one is young, but delightful when one is more mature.”


In literature:

As it drew nearer, we saw that it had a young one by its side.
"The Wanderers" by W.H.G. Kingston
The young one had a baby at her breast.
"Children of the Tenements" by Jacob A. Riis
One of the young Moose took it to him, telling him that his father had sent him with it.
"The Myth of Hiawatha, and Other Oral Legends, Mythologic and Allegoric, of the North American Indians" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
If they have risen very thick, thin them, while young, to about one inch apart.
"The Field and Garden Vegetables of America" by Fearing Burr
I must turn myself into a short-haired young one.
"The Talking Leaves" by William O. Stoddard
He then perceived four old otters, probably dams, and about twenty young ones.
"Anecdotes of the Habits and Instinct of Animals" by R. Lee
So he took up with a lot of doubly corrupt young ones, who were only inferior to the veterans in ability.
"Memoirs" by Charles Godfrey Leland
When they overtook the young ones, they found they had killed a very fat moose.
"Folk-Lore and Legends: North American Indian" by Anonymous
Not that of an old man, nor yet of a young one, and I am utterly certain it was paint.
"Molly Bawn" by Margaret Wolfe Hamilton
However old any one might be, let him eat one of these apples, he would grow young again in an instant.
"Russian Fairy Tales" by W. R. S. Ralston

In poetry:

You know the grey of dew on grass
Ere with the young sun fired,
And you know well the thirst one has
For the coming and desired.
"The Years Had Worn Their Season's Belt" by George Meredith
When I was young I called them mine —
Now Heaven’s sweet ones are they;
But I shall claim my own again,
When I am called away.
"I'm Growing Old" by Anonymous Americas
On the cheek they kissed one another,
On the mouth with sweet refrain;
Fast held they each the other,
And were young and well again.
"Love's Ordeal" by George MacDonald
Young Dawson was a gallant boy,
A brighter never trod the plain;
And well he loved one charming maid,
And dearly was he loved again.
"Jemmy Dawson" by William Shenstone
"Tell us young ones, you gray old man,
What is your secret, if you can.
We have a ship as good as you,
Show us how to keep our crew."
"The Old Cruiser" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Young Dawson was a gallant youth,
A brighter never trod the plain;
And well he loved one charming maid,
And dearly was he loved again.
"Jemmy Dawson" by Henry Morley

In news:

The three young men could not have represented themselves or their school any better, and they reminded everyone who was on hand here Thursday of one important thing.
One day when I was very young my parents promised me a day out.
Chef Felipe Perez, at Jamon , Jamon , Jamon located at 10 SW South River Dr, show's off one of the favorit dishes which is "Cochinillo" a young roasted pig.
Playing three games, the young Lady Bulldogs were able to pick up one victory.
I was pretty young, and I read it all in one sitting — I was shocked at myself afterward.
Sophia Coudenhove read a picture book on Wednesday to her 14-month-old daughter, Anna, perhaps too young for a chapter one.
Childhood lead poisoning is considered the most preventable environmental disease among young children, yet nearly one million children are affected.
One Direction Releases 'Live While We're Young' Clip Early (Video).
For One Young Delegate, Social Issues Are Not A Litmus Test.
A career in athletics has one constant in that whatever your area of responsibility, you are always involved with young people.
One-third of young adults face medical bill troubles, debt.
Young mezzo -soprano tries her hand at one of opera's richest roles.
Taylor Stevenson of Baxter was chosen as one of the Ten Outstanding Young Minnesotans (TOYM) by the Minnesota Jaycees.
She has given birth to 2 of her own young ones and remains healthy and strong.
Mo Williams leaned over and made sure the young one knew what to expect.

In science:

The weight νj may be seen as the weight of a one-box Young tableau j .
On crystal operators in Lusztig's parametrizations and string cone defining inequalities
First we recall the Theorem of Eckart-Young; the version we use is the one appearing in for the space of symmetric matrices.
Random matrices and the expected topology of quadric hypersurfaces
One of the authors(N.T.) is supported by Research Fellowships of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science for Young Scientists.
Complex Structures Defined on Dynamically Triangulated Surfaces
Based on the work of M´ezard and Young,15 one should expect the existence of replica symmetry breaking in the QLRO phase.
Power-law correlations and orientational glass in random-field Heisenberg models
In order to fix the ”initial conditions” we chose to extensively observe NGC 6231, which is a rich and very young OC: it has an age of 3-4 Myr and contains more than one hundred O and B stars (Raboud 1996, Raboud et al. 1997).
Mass segregation in very young open clusters