Domestic Violence

The girl started up, with an energy quite preternatural; the fire gleamed in her heavy eyes, and the blood rushed to her pale and sunken cheeks.

Charles Dickens Sketches by Boz Quotations. The girl started up, with an energy quite preternatural; the fire gleamed in her heavy eyes, and the blood rushed to her pale and sunken cheeks.

She covered her discoloured eye with her hand, as though she wished to separate any association with noise and violence and ill treatment from the poor little child.

She covered her discoloured eye with her hand, as though she wished to separate any association with noise and violence and ill treatment from the poor little child.

2019-04-14T08:31:32+01:00Categories: Bleak House|Tags: |

Nancy, apparently fearful of irritating the housebreaker, sat with her eyes fixed upon the fire, as if she had been deaf to all that passed.

Nancy, apparently fearful of irritating the housebreaker, sat with her eyes fixed upon the fire, as if she had been deaf to all that passed.

2019-04-12T10:31:40+01:00Categories: Oliver Twist|Tags: |

She also had upon her face and arms the marks of ill usage. She had no kind of grace about her, but the grace of sympathy.

She also had upon her face and arms the marks of ill usage. She had no kind of grace about her, but the grace of sympathy.

2019-04-14T08:31:18+01:00Categories: Bleak House|Tags: |