Thursday, May 19, 2016

thimble & glamour

Quotations:

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.

Definitions:​​

thimble:
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.

glamour:
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;



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