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Definition of Childlikeness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Childlikeness
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1. Mornings in the College Chapel: Short Addresses to Young Men on Personal by Francis Greenwood Peabody (1907)
"... XXI CHILDISHNESS AND childlikeness Matthew ... He is speaking, not of a reversion to childishness, but of the evolution of childlikeness. ..."
2. Lame and Lovely: Essays on Religion for Modern Minds by Frank Crane (1912)
"... childlikeness AND CHILDISHNESS When I was a child I spoke, acted, and thought as a child, but when I became a man I put away childish things. ..."
3. The People's Bible: Discourses Upon Holy Scripture by Joseph Parker (1887)
"In ancient times there was a denomination actually built upon this one expression about the little child ; people who mistook childishness for childlikeness ..."