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The blue flowers which she lifted towards him and her young blue eyes seemed to him at that instant images of guilelessness, and he halted till the image had vanished and he saw only her ragged dress and damp coarse hair and hoydenish face.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
In this particular corner of the room a large piece had peeled off, leaving a yellow square of coarse plastering.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
The envelope was a very coarse one and was stamped with the Gravesend postmark and with the date of that very day, or rather of the day before, for it was considerably after midnight.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
This sort of nose is usually a short and coarse one, but there is a sufficient number of exceptions to prevent me from being dogmatic or from insisting upon this point in my description.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Never before, he thought, had he been in such a coarse and ignorant company; one might almost fancy the people had turned heathens again.
Andersen's Fairy Tales By Hans Christian Andersen Context
In Moscow he had for the first time felt, after his luxurious and coarse life at Petersburg, all the charm of intimacy with a sweet and innocent girl of his own rank, who cared for him.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The Russian officer in charge of the transport lolled back in the front cart, shouting and scolding a soldier with coarse abuse.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The coarse evergreen color of the small fir trees scattered here and there among the birches was an unpleasant reminder of winter.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Though people were afraid of Marya Dmitrievna she was regarded in Petersburg as a buffoon, and so of what she had said they only noticed, and repeated in a whisper, the one coarse word she had used, supposing the whole sting of her remark to lie in that word.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Then there was a roar and a hot breath and a stream of coarse grey hair rushed between him and the flower.
Between the Acts (1941) By Virginia Woolf Context
So far, we are united in one interest; and that is why I, who would do her any mischief that so coarse a wretch is capable of feeling, have sent for you to hear what you have heard.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context