1 I have been a determined character in later life, and I suppose I was then.
2 I have no further trust, than that I know something of her character and her marriage.
3 All the public inscriptions in the town were painted alike, in severe characters of black and white.
4 With this impression of her interesting character upon her, Mrs. Sparsit considered herself, in some sort, the Bank Fairy.
5 When the first hour was out, Stephen even began to have an uncomfortable sensation upon him of being for the time a disreputable character.
6 He shall come back of his own accord to clear himself, and put all those that have injured his good character, and he not here for its defence, to shame.
7 His character was not unkind, all things considered; it might have been a very kind one indeed, if he had only made some round mistake in the arithmetic that balanced it, years ago.
8 So, he kissed her and went away; and Louisa returned to the serene apartment of the hair-cutting character, and leaning her elbow on her hand, looked again at the short-lived sparks that so soon subsided into ashes.
9 He thought of the waste of the best part of his life, of the change it made in his character for the worse every day, of the dreadful nature of his existence, bound hand and foot, to a dead woman, and tormented by a demon in her shape.
10 If I might venture to remark that it is the least in the world deficient in that delicacy to which a youth mistaken, a character misconceived, and abilities misdirected, would turn for relief and guidance, I should express what it presents to my own view.
11 When I consider your character; when I consider that what has been known to me for hours, has been concealed by you for years; when I consider under what immediate pressure it has been forced from you at last; I come to the conclusion that I cannot but mistrust myself.