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National Youth Administration

(Encyclopedia) National Youth Administration (NYA), former U.S. government agency established in 1935 within the Works Progress Administration; it was transferred in 1939 to the Federal…

Youth, Isle of

(Encyclopedia) Youth, Isle of, Span. Isla de la Juventud, island and special municipality (1989 est. pop. 71,500), 1,180 sq mi (3,056 sq km), off SW Cuba, from which it is…

2001 World Youth Championship

First RoundRound of 16QuarterfinalsSemifinalsFinal The FIFA World Youth Championship is held every two years to determine the best under-20 national team in the world. In 2001 it was…

The Devil's Dictionary: Youth

by Ambrose Bierce YOKEYOUTH -n. The Period of Possibility, when Archimedes finds a fulcrum, Cassandra has a following and seven cities compete for the honor of endowing a living Homer…

Coleridge: Youth and Age

Dejection: an OdeWork without HopeYouth and Age Verse, a breeze mid blossoms straying, Where Hope clung feeding, like a bee— Both were mine! Life went a-maying With Nature, Hope…

Youth Employment Trends

Source: U.S. Department of Labor. Report on the Youth Labor Force, November 2000. Based on Current Population Survey data. Web: stats.bls.gov/opub/rylf/rylfhome.htm . How Many…

Brewer's: Youth Restored

Iolaus was restored to youth, as Euripldes says. Phaon, the beloved of Sappho, was restored to youth on the behalf of Venus. Æson was restored to youth by Medæa, and so was Jason. The…

Anne Bradstreet: Youth

Youth My goodly clothing and beauteous skin Declare some greater riches are within, But what is best I'll first present to view, And then the worst, in a more ugly hue, For thus to do we on…

Brewer's: Heyday of Youth

The prime of youth. (Anglo-Saxon, heh-dag, high-day or mid-day of youth.) Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894Hiawath'aHext A B C D E F G H I J K L M…