A boy who sings in a choir. choir boy
Children's story of unknown authorship but possibly by Oliver Goldsmith, published 1765 by John Newbery (1713–1767). The heroine, Margery, is an orphan who is distraught when her brother goes to sea, but quickly recovers when she receives a gift of new shoes. She educates herself, dispenses goodness, and is eventually reunited with her brother.