An ardent anti-renter in his boyhood and youth, he wrote A History of Delaware County and the Border Wars of New York, containing a Sketch of the Early Settlements in the County, and A History of the Late Anti-Rent Difficulties in Delaware (Roxbury, 1856).
In his boyhood and youth he worked on his father's farm.
From boyhood he had believed in a protective tariff, and throughout his active life he was its most trenchant advocate and propagandist.
It was an additional misfortune for Alexius that his father should have been too busy to attend to him just as he was growing up from boyhood to manhood.
Child, The Boyhood of Henry Ward Beecher (Pamphlet, New Creston, Conn., 1887); Joseph Howard, Jr., Life of Henry Ward Beecher (Philadelphia, 1887); T.
His boyhood was distracted by vague party strifes, but Henry did not attempt to administer his country.
In his boyhood he suffered from epileptic fits, and could therefore not receive a regular education.
From his boyhood he devoted himself to acquiring a literary reputation, and throughout his life, in spite of financial and other difficulties, he adhered to his original intention.
Of Spain in his boyhood and brought up at Madrid.
His boyhood was filled by all the miseries of Castile, which rarely failed to desoend in the middle ages 1158-1214.