charm

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But this, to say the truth, is often too dearly purchased; and though it hath charms so inexpressible, that the French, perhaps, among other qualities, mean to express this, when they declare they know not what it is; yet its absence is well compensated by innocence; nor can good sense and a natural gentility ever stand in need of it.
This ended the saying of the charm, and they heard a great chattering and flapping of wings, as the band of Winged Monkeys flew up to them.
Why do you have to obey the charm of the Golden Cap?
Hayward found him stupid, but Lawson recognised his charm and was eager to paint him; he was a picturesque figure with his blue eyes, white skin, and curly hair.
Yet there is a clear note of originality (so it seems to us) in the peculiar charm of his strictly personal compositions; and, generally, in such touches as he gives us of the soul, the life, of the [114] nineteenth century.
I wonder whether the charm worked--you remember Hollis's charm, of course.
It may be, of course, above all, that what suddenly broke into this gives the previous time a charm of stillness-- that hush in which something gathers or crouches.
This season, she will most likely take a curious look at Pandora's Winter Collection and wonder which charms to add to those in the sterling silver bangle that already coolly rests on her wrist.
When she died 18 years ago, her children each picked the charms that were relevant to them and they disassembled the bracelet.
Kickstarter backers will be rewarded with fun rewards, such as photo charms, digital posters, locket jewelry, monthly charm boxes, and more.
Audrey Lauro, 63, bought the loom band charms from The Entertainer in Captain Cook Square Middlesbrough, for granddaughter Francesca Lauro, nine.
The Entertainer said in a statement that the charms had ndn now been withdrawn from its 91 nationwide stores.