- Eva's curls are my pride. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- I would almost as soon believe that the cat curls the end of its tail when preparing to spring, in order to warn the doomed mouse. Charles Darwin. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection.
- The very barristers' wigs are ill-powdered, and their curls lack crispness. Charles Dickens. The Pickwick Papers.
- Put one in mine then, that I wish all my curls cut off, and given round to my friends. Louisa May Alcott. Little Women.
- Those deep gray eyes rather near together--and the delicate irregular nose with a sort of ripple in it--and all the powdered curls hanging backward. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- He had light-brown curls. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- Chancing for an instant to look down, his glance rested on an uplifted face, flushed, smiling, happy, shaded with silky curls, lit with fine eyes. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- My gifted townsman stood gloomily apart, with folded arms, and I could have wished that his curls and forehead had been more probable. Charles Dickens. Great Expectations.
- She laughed, shook her curls from her eyes, and danced away as if I had paid her a compliment. Charlotte Bronte. Villette.
- In short, she was shaking the curls again, when the little dog came running along the walk to our relief. Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- This was said as she stood at the glass, training her naturally waved hair into curls, by twining it round her fingers. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- She wore an amber-coloured flower, too, in her hair: it contrasted well with the jetty mass of her curls. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- That crop of little, short curls, is quite becoming. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- Not fearing the dew, she has not covered her head; her curls are free--they veil her neck and caress her shoulder with their tendril rings. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Then I _am_ puzzled; for the head which owns this bounteous fall of hazel curls is an excellent little thinking machine, most accurate in its working. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Them curls may make a hundred dollars difference in the sale of her. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- I never saw such curls--how could I, for there never were such curls! Charles Dickens. David Copperfield.
- Where's your curls, gal? Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- And it will be wool, after all, said Rosa, maliciously shaking down her long, silky curls. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- Then, whimpering again, and at intervals biting the curls, and stopping to look how much was bitten off, 'It's a shame! Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- They represent the local stupidity better, said Will, laughing, and shaking his curls; and they are kept on their best behavior in the neighborhood. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- I see you with your long, countless curls on your shoulders, and your streaming sash. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- His bushy light-brown curls, as well as his youthfulness, identified him at once with Celia's apparition. George Eliot. Middlemarch.
- Julia's hair curls naturally, returned Miss Temple, still more quietly. Charlotte Bronte. Jane Eyre.
- It patted her cheek, as it touched the owner's beautiful curls, and Tattycoram went away. Charles Dickens. Little Dorrit.
- She can do no better than stay where she is,' returned Lizzie, releasing the hand, and laying her own lightly on Miss Jenny's curls. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- I am much obliged to you, I am sure,' said Miss Bella, coldly shaking her curls, 'but I doubt if I have the inclination to go out at all. Charles Dickens. Our Mutual Friend.
- The boy stood shyly regarding his father through his curls, holding close to the skirts of his mother's dress. Harriet Beecher Stowe. Uncle Tom's Cabin.
- He has plenty of hair; on the temples were many such round curls. Charlotte Bronte. Shirley.
- Yes--I gave you time enough: my hair wouldn't go, Madame Olenska said, raising her hand to the heaped-up curls of her chignon. Edith Wharton. The Age of Innocence.
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