1 A man of facts and calculations.
2 A man who was the Bully of humility.
3 A big, loud man, with a stare, and a metallic laugh.
4 He was a rich man: banker, merchant, manufacturer, and what not.
5 He was a good power-loom weaver, and a man of perfect integrity.
6 The man seemed to have brightened with the night, as he went on.
7 A man who could never sufficiently vaunt himself a self-made man.
8 Mr. Gradgrind, though hard enough, was by no means so rough a man as Mr. Bounderby.
9 A man with a pervading appearance on him of being inflated like a balloon, and ready to start.
10 A man made out of a coarse material, which seemed to have been stretched to make so much of him.
11 Eyeing Mr. Bounderby from head to foot again, he turned from him, as from a man finally disposed of, to Mr. Gradgrind.
12 A man who was always proclaiming, through that brassy speaking-trumpet of a voice of his, his old ignorance and his old poverty.
13 A man who proceeds upon the principle that two and two are four, and nothing over, and who is not to be talked into allowing for anything over.
14 A special contrast, as every man was in the forest of looms where Stephen worked, to the crashing, smashing, tearing piece of mechanism at which he laboured.
15 A man with a great puffed head and forehead, swelled veins in his temples, and such a strained skin to his face that it seemed to hold his eyes open, and lift his eyebrows up.
16 Thomas Gradgrind took no heed of these trivialities of course, but passed on as a practical man ought to pass on, either brushing the noisy insects from his thoughts, or consigning them to the House of Correction.
17 A rather stooping man, with a knitted brow, a pondering expression of face, and a hard-looking head sufficiently capacious, on which his iron-grey hair lay long and thin, Old Stephen might have passed for a particularly intelligent man in his condition.
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