• She forgot to be shy at the moment, in honestly warning him away from the sunken wreck he had a dream of raising; and looked at him with eyes which assuredly, in association with her patient face, her fragile figure, her spare dress, and the wind and rain, did not turn him from his purpose of helping her.

    Charles Dickens (2009). “The Complete Works of Charles Dickens (in 30 Volumes, Illustrated): Little Dorrit”, p.102, Cosimo, Inc.