1 She was a hired nurse, the wife of one of the turnkeys, and her countenance expressed all those bad qualities which often characterize that class.
2 The author hopes she has done justice to that nobility, generosity, and humanity, which in many cases characterize individuals at the South.
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3 The words which characterize it in administrative language are sonorous and dignified.
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4 Looking now at the county black population as a whole, it is fair to characterize it as poor and ignorant.
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5 But, when Mrs. Wilkes, "a great lady and with a rare gift for silence," as Gerald characterized her, told her husband one evening, after Gerald's horse had pounded down the driveway.
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6 They were gentle, quiet spoken, reserved people and not given to even the amiable bickering that characterized most Atlanta families.
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7 This particular season Mrs. Peniston would have characterized as that in which everybody "felt poor" except the Welly Brys and Mr. Simon Rosedale.
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8 He raised the lid of the desk, and saw within it a cheque-book and a few packets of bills and letters, arranged with the orderly precision which characterized all her personal habits.
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9 Cora was seated nigh them, a calm and amused looker-on; regarding the wayward movements of her more youthful sister with that species of maternal fondness which characterized her love for Alice.
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10 His course was characterized by no extraordinary demonstrations of cruelty.
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11 Having got them fairly on board, and the boat being off, he came round, with that air of efficiency which ever characterized him, to take a review of them.
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12 The speaker whom he addressed was our sometime friend Marks, who, with that valuable perseverance which characterized him, had come on to Sandusky, seeking whom he might devour.
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13 Noirtier left the room when he had finished, with the same calmness that had characterized him during the whole of this remarkable and trying conversation.
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14 The lawyer was a young man with light hair whose face expressed a hundred times more emotion than that which characterized the prisoner.
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15 The ultras marked the first epoch of Royalism, congregation characterized the second.
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