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PUBERTY, civil law. The age in boys after fourteen years until full age, and in girls after twelve years until full age. Ayl. Pand. 63; Hall's Pract. 14; Toull. Dr. Civ. Fr. tom. 6, p. 100; Inst. 1, 22; Dig. 1, 7, 40, 1; Code, 5, 60, 3.

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But it was his mind that was just as vulnerable, with both spirit and flesh weakened as the strength slipped away leaving the mere shell of a teenage body to soak up the punishment.
A TEENAGE body boarder was still fighting for his life in hospital last night after a surfing accident off the North Wales coast.
The characters are looking at teenage body image: dieting, competing, courtship rituals and even hinting at plastic surgery pressures while one dancer stitches up a joint of meat.
Your articles on teenage body image made excellent points.