Made up with curls, wreaths, wings, white bismuth, and carmine, this hopeful young person soared into so pleasing a Cupid as to constitute the chief delight of the maternal part of the spectators; but in private, where his characteristics were a precocious cutaway coat and an extremely gruff voice, he became of the Turf, turfy.
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She was a precocious child who always pointed to logical flaws in her parents’ rules.
precocious flowers appear before the leaves as in some species of magnolias