Complete Works of Virginia Woolf: The Voyage Out
"She was quite nice, but a thimble-pated(?) creature," Helen continued.
The glamour insensibly faded a little both from Richard and Clarissa.
a small metal or plastic object that you wear on the end of your finger to protect it when sewing or used to push a needle through fabric.
1. the attractive and exciting quality that makes a person, a job or a place seem special, often because of wealth or status;
2. physical beauty that also suggests wealth or success;