have young

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v have young birth "the whales calve at this time of year"
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Quotations

  • John Andrew Holmes
    John Andrew Holmes
    “Never tell a young person that anything cannot be done. God may have been waiting centuries for someone ignorant enough of the impossible to do that very thing.”
  • Chinese Proverb
    Chinese Proverb
    “The woman who tells her age is either too young to have anything to lose or too old to have anything to gain.”
  • Henry Miller
    Henry%20Miller
    “I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old, as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.”
  • John F. Kennedy
    John%20F.%20Kennedy
    “A young man who does not have what it takes to perform military service is not likely to have what it takes to make a living.”
  • Sidonie Gabrielle Colette
    Sidonie%20Gabrielle%20Colette
    “There is no need to waste pity on young girls who are having their moments of disillusionment, for in another moment they will recover their illusion.”
  • Proverb
    Proverb
    “Young people talk of what they are doing; old people of what they have done; and fools of what they have a mind to do.”

Usage

In literature:

It will be well for you, if your sisters have young friends whose acquaintance with them may bring you sometimes into their society.
"The Young Man's Guide" by William A. Alcott
The young people did not remain long in the house, however tempting its coolness might have appeared.
"The Hour and the Man" by Harriet Martineau
To the patronage of such a character, had Young studied men as much as Pope, he would have known how little to have trusted.
"The Works of Samuel Johnson, LL.D. in Nine Volumes" by Samuel Johnson
Why you, so young, so strong, no have wife, no have child, marry dam instead?
"Still Jim" by Honoré Willsie Morrow
But, I say, young 'un, how much have you given for it?
"The Fifth Form at Saint Dominic's" by Talbot Baines Reed
You have made me leave all my young friends.
"Blow The Man Down" by Holman Day
Why, we might have had one of them other young ladies, and then where'd we have been?
"Margaret Montfort" by Laura E. Richards
Your letter has made me think that I have missed much in shutting all young life out from mine as I have done.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1905 to 1906" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
I think that the young lady would hardly have treated him so badly had she known what the effect would be.
"An Old Man's Love" by Anthony Trollope
I have been hard at work mending three or four suits of the boys' clothing for those poor young men.
"A Confederate Girl's Diary" by Sarah Margan Dawson
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In poetry:

But thou art sent
For the sad earth's young and fair,
For the graceful heads that have not bent
To the wintry hand of care!
"Carolan's Prophecy" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
They killed a Child to please the Gods
In Earth's young penitence,
And I have bled in that Babe's stead
Because of innocence.
"Beast and Man in India" by Rudyard Kipling
Shook the tutor his locks of silver,
"And if I have any skill,
This young Prince of Anhalt Dessau,
He will always work his will.
"The Prince Of Anhalt Dessau" by Nora Pembroke
For it may be he hath woke
And hath raised his fair young form;
Strangely on his eyes have broke
All the splendours of the storm;
"Sharing" by George MacDonald
Young shoolders worn't meant to bear
Old heeads, an nivver will;
Youth had its fling when we wor thear,
An soa it will have still.
"Sixty An Sixteen" by John Hartley
Ah! the maiden might have read
The doom of her young life then;
But she looked in his eyes instead,
And thought him the king of men.
"Warned" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox

In news:

He does not have any close friends his age, preferring to befriend young waiters, waitresses and others he hires to do various tasks by routinely taking them to dinner—always his treat.
But in the two decades that have passed since crack dominated the nation's drug markets, these babies have grown into young adults who can tell their stories, and for the most part, they are tales of success.
If you have a young child, you are aware that there are lots of opportunities for food companies to reach your child.
Fred Rhyme, owner of Rainbow Mealworms , said his mealworms have been dying when they're young.
Katie Taylor wins a boxing gold medal and the Irish have taken to the young lady from Bray in County Wicklow with an enthusiasm that borders on mania.
(CBS News) Almost 40 percent of young adults between the ages of 19 and 29 did not have health insurance at some point in 2011, according to a new report from the Commonwealth Fund.
Just about three years have gone by since official Atlanta announced that the violent deaths of twenty-nine persons—most of them young boys—had been solved with the conviction of Wayne Williams for the murder of two of them.
The staff at the Monterey Bay Aquarium spent the past five months feeding and taking care of a young shark, knowing they would eventually have to set the animal free.
Jon Chait points to a Pew study today that doesn't really say anything new, but definitely says something worth repeating: the Republican Party may have problems with blacks and Hispanics, but their biggest problem is probably with the young.
Odd Future have sparked a sea change in young style.
Jonah Lehrer strikes me as one of those young people who turn up in articles on how life is now so competitive that children no longer have time for jump-rope or adolescents for baby-sitting.
Police have arrested a 25-year-old Newburgh man who allegedly groped a young girl at a bus stop.
Since 2008, more than 530 young people have been killed in Chicago.
In Tibet, for example, many young people have lately given up on the Dalai Lama's peaceful means against Chinese rule, while some have even resorted to self-immolation in public.
The incomes of the young and middle-aged — especially men — have fallen off a cliff since 2000, leaving many age groups poorer than they were even in the 1970s, a USA TODAY analysis of new Census data found.
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In science:

We have computed the density (ρ) and microstructure dependence of the Young’s modulus (E ) and Poisson’s ratio (PR) for several different isotropic random models based on Voronoi tessellations and level-cut Gaussian random fields.
Elastic moduli of model random three-dimensional closed-cell cellular solids
These global VLBI observations have produced the highest resolution images yet made of the young supernova remnants formed in the nuclear starburst within M82.
Global VLBI Observations of Compact Radio Sources in M82
Mass estimates of young compact clusters have been made in two ways.
The Formation of Star Clusters
They find that only one of the tails (the western tail of NGC 3256) currently has a large number of young compact clusters (i.e. ≈ 50 clusters with the brightest having MV ≈ -10 mag).
The Formation of Star Clusters
Since the paper of Baik, Deift and Johansson in which the authors determined the limiting distribution of the length of the longest increasing subsequence in a random permutation, or equivalently the length λ1 of the first row in a random Young tableau, there have been a variety of extensions and generalizations.
On Convergence of Moments for Random Young Tableaux and a Random Growth Model
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