It cares not only for waifs and strays, but for cripples and delicate children.
These boys were frequently orphans or waifs taken off the streets.
These models tend to embody that girl next door look; you won't find any waifs here!
Other institutions are the London Hospital, Whitechapel, the East London children's hospital, the headquarters of Dr Barnardo's Homes, Stepney Causeway, and Her Majesty's Hospital for waifs connected therewith; the Stepney training college of the Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, and the Spitalfields trade and technical school.
You would think we were poor starved waifs the way the wives of the organizers tried to fill us up with food.