"I know one thing," said Cecily resolutely, "and that is, I'm going to curl
my hair for to-morrow night.
Emboldened by her indulgence, I threw back the calash from her polished brow, and suffered my fingers, white and delicate as her own, to stray among those dark and glossy curls
which realized my daydreams of rich hair.
She had cried out, when I carried up her dinner, that she couldn't bear any longer being in the cold; and I told her the master was going to Thrushcross Grange, and Earnshaw and I needn't hinder her from descending; so, as soon as she heard Heathcliff's horse trot off, she made her appearance, donned in black, and her yellow curls
combed back behind her ears as plain as a Quaker: she couldn't comb them out.
When she returned at three o'clock, her cheeks were a bright, pretty pink, and her hair, blown by the damp wind, had fluffed into kinks and curls
wherever the loosened pins had given leave.
He saw the girl's flaxen-yellow hair darken to her mother's gold as it lengthened into curls
and ringlets until finally it became two thick long braids.
Tulliver's bunches of blond curls
, separated from each other by a due wave of smoothness on each side of the parting.
I had been sleeping, curled
up in a red plush seat, for a long while when we reached Black Hawk.
"To think that this is my twentieth birthday, and that I've left my teens behind me forever," said Anne, who was curled
up on the hearth-rug with Rusty in her lap, to Aunt Jamesina who was reading in her pet chair.
His hair was curled
down over his forehead in an oiled bang.
(fine girls of sixteen and seventeen) had grey beaver hats, then in fashion, shaded with ostrich plumes, and from under the brim of this graceful head-dress fell a profusion of light tresses, elaborately curled
; the elder lady was enveloped in a costly velvet shawl, trimmed with ermine, and she wore a false front of French curls
"Tis true, 'said Peter,' I'm alive: I keep my station in the world: Once in the week I just contrive To get my whiskers oiled and curled
. But my assets are very low: My little income's overspent: To trench on capital, you know, Is always inconvenient!'
His thick black moustaches, curled
every morning with hot tongs by the barber at the corner of the quay, seemed to hide a perpetual smile.