1 A fearful man, all in coarse gray, with a great iron on his leg.
2 I fancied, as I looked at her, that I slipped hopelessly back into the coarse and common boy again.
3 I took the opportunity of being alone in the courtyard to look at my coarse hands and my common boots.
4 Now it was all coarse and common, and I would not have had Miss Havisham and Estella see it on any account.
5 But I felt that the kiss was given to the coarse common boy as a piece of money might have been, and that it was worth nothing.
6 Down banks and up banks, and over gates, and splashing into dikes, and breaking among coarse rushes: no man cared where he went.
7 He now retorted in a coarse, lumpish way, and Startop tried to turn the discussion aside with some small pleasantry that made us all laugh.
8 She gave me a triumphant glance in passing me, as if she rejoiced that my hands were so coarse and my boots were so thick, and she opened the gate, and stood holding it.
9 She was tall and bony, and almost always wore a coarse apron, fastened over her figure behind with two loops, and having a square impregnable bib in front, that was stuck full of pins and needles.
10 And yet this man was dressed in coarse gray, too, and had a great iron on his leg, and was lame, and hoarse, and cold, and was everything that the other man was; except that he had not the same face, and had a flat broad-brimmed low-crowned felt hat on.
11 When I got up to my little room and said my prayers, I did not forget Joe's recommendation, and yet my young mind was in that disturbed and unthankful state, that I thought long after I laid me down, how common Estella would consider Joe, a mere blacksmith; how thick his boots, and how coarse his hands.
12 As I stood idle by Mr. Jaggers's fire, its rising and falling flame made the two casts on the shelf look as if they were playing a diabolical game at bo-peep with me; while the pair of coarse, fat office candles that dimly lighted Mr. Jaggers as he wrote in a corner were decorated with dirty winding-sheets, as if in remembrance of a host of hanged clients.