Appearance (Person)

She was a widow, but years ago had passed through her state of weeds, and burst into flower again; and in full bloom she had continued ever since; and in full bloom she was now.

Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit Quotations (Chapter 3). She was a widow, but years ago had passed through her state of weeds, and burst into flower again; and in full bloom she had continued ever since; and in full bloom she was now.

A lady who certainly could not be considered young — that was matter of fact; and probably could not be considered handsome — but that was matter of opinion.

Charles Dickens Martin Chuzzlewit Quotations (Chapter 22). A lady who certainly could not be considered young—that was matter of fact; and probably could not be considered handsome—but that was matter of opinion.

The orator having refreshed himself, wiped his corrugated forehead from left to right several times with his handkerchief folded into a pad, and concentrated all his revived forces, in a sneer of great disdain and bitterness.

Charles Dickens Hard Times Quotations (Book 2, Chapter 4). The orator having refreshed himself, wiped his corrugated forehead from left to right several times with his handkerchief folded into a pad, and concentrated all his revived forces, in a sneer of great disdain and bitterness.

It is said that every life has its roses and thorns; there seemed, however, to have been a misadventure or mistake in Stephen’s case, whereby somebody else had become possessed of his roses, and he had become possessed of the same somebody else’s thorns in addition to his own.

Charles Dickens Hard Times Quotations (Book 1, Chapter 10). It is said that every life has its roses and thorns; there seemed, however, to have been a misadventure or mistake in Stephen’s case, whereby somebody else had become possessed of his roses, and he had become possessed of the same somebody else’s thorns in addition to his own.

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