Little ones

young children.

See also: Little

References in classic literature ?
One of the girls was as old as Miss Jessie; two of the boys were older, and there were several little ones.
Eva nodded to the gay little ones, as they peeped from among the leaves at the stranger, and then she listened to the Fairy lessons.
Your kind invitation is accepted by us with pleasure, and on Thursday next we and our little ones will be with you.
for with all these symptoms of profligacy at ten years old, she had neither a bad heart nor a bad temper, was seldom stubborn, scarcely ever quarrelsome, and very kind to the little ones, with few interruptions of tyranny; she was moreover noisy and wild, hated confinement and cleanliness, and loved nothing so well in the world as rolling down the green slope at the back of the house.
The little ones all love Dorothy, and as one of my small friends aptly states: "It isn't a real Oz story without her.
But he, my younger brother, had five little ones, while I, you see, only left a wife behind.
But her arms had not yet relaxed their instinctive clutch; and the little one slumbered on as gently as if it had been rocked in a lace-trimmed cradle.
At length, Madame Aloise, who was not the less jealous because she was so for her daughter, addressed the dancer,--"Approach, little one.
Mamma, the big ant was trying to kill the little one.
Now they lived a very lonely and happy life; and as they had no children themselves, they had adopted a little common snail, which they brought up as their own; but the little one would not grow, for he was of a common family; but the old ones, especially Dame Mother Snail, thought they could observe how he increased in size, and she begged father, if he could not see it, that he would at least feel the little snail's shell; and then he felt it, and found the good dame was right.
A goat-herd seeing him stop, mocked him, saying "The little one is the best runner of the two.
He had with him a daughter between five and six years of age, together with a lady who seemed to claim relationship to both, and to have the little one especially under her charge.