Appearance (Person)

Scrooge, having his key in the lock of the door, saw in the knocker, without its undergoing any intermediate process of change—not a knocker, but Marley’s face.

Charles Dickens A Christmas Carol Quotations (Stave 1). Scrooge, having his key in the lock of the door, saw in the knocker, without its undergoing any intermediate process of change—not a knocker, but Marley’s face.

The negligence and disorder of the whole man, with something fierce and sullen in his features, gave him a picturesque appearance.

Charles Dickens Barnaby Rudge Quotations (Chapter 11). The negligence and disorder of the whole man, with something fierce and sullen in his features, gave him a picturesque appearance.

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Her face bore deep marks of the ill-usage she had received.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Hospital Patient). Her face bore deep marks of the ill-usage she had received.

It was impossible to look at his face without being reminded of a chubby street-door knocker, half-lion half-monkey; and the comparison might be extended to his whole character and conversation.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Boarding-House). It was impossible to look at his face without being reminded of a chubby street-door knocker, half-lion half-monkey; and the comparison might be extended to his whole character and conversation.

He was as empty-headed as the great bell of St. Paul’s; always dressed according to the caricatures published in the monthly fashion; and spelt Character with a K.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Boarding-House). He was as empty-headed as the great bell of St. Paul’s; always dressed according to the caricatures published in the monthly fashion; and spelt Character with a K.

He was young in his profession, and had not yet witnessed enough of the miseries which are daily presented before the eyes of its members, to have grown comparatively callous to human suffering.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations (The Black Veil). He was young in his profession, and had not yet witnessed enough of the miseries which are daily presented before the eyes of its members, to have grown comparatively callous to human suffering.

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He was in a perspiration, and snorted and sniffed and puffed and blew, like a little labouring steam-engine.

Charles Dickens Little Dorrit Quotations (Book 1, Chapter 13). He was in a perspiration, and snorted and sniffed and puffed and blew, like a little labouring steam-engine.

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A complexion that was very dingy by nature, or very dirty by art, or a compound of nature and art.

Charles Dickens Little Dorrit Quotations (Book 1, Chapter 13). A complexion that was very dingy by nature, or very dirty by art, or a compound of nature and art.

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