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Casby, for example, has the outward appearance of a shiningly benevolent figure whose statements are always accepted as "exemplars of both [benevolence and wisdom] that one would have liked to have a copy of" (Dickens, LD 578).
We are not called on to be patient attenders to what appears shiningly before us, but to be active and assertive workers, shapers of the appearance of things.
But I'm beginning to think that if you live long enough there comes a time when not being bovvered may acquire a new name, and a shiningly beautiful one.
Aside from her own qualities - "I am ambitious and very driven, though I don't quite know why" - she has a shiningly happy home life and is part of a close family among whom mutual support is a defining virtue.