In childhood As a child Kevin was
|aAs an infant Shortly after being coming into the worlda| |aThe little strangera| Kevineen delighted himself by playing with the sponge on tubbing night wh. As a growing boy |aunder the influence of holy religion which had been instilled into him across his grandmother's kneea| he grew more & more pious and abstracted like the time God knows he sat down on the plate of mutton broth.
He simply had no time for girls and often used to say |ato his dear mother & dear sistersa| that his dearest mother & his dear sisters were good enough for him. At the age of six |ayears & six monthsa| he wrote a prize essay on kindness to fishes.