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Charles

(shahrl),
Jacques, French physicist, 1746-1823. See: Charles law.
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If there is anything disagreeable going on men are always sure to get out of it, and Charles is as bad as any of them.
"I hope I am as fond of my child as any mother, but I do not know that I am of any more use in the sick-room than Charles, for I cannot be always scolding and teazing the poor child when it is ill; and you saw, this morning, that if I told him to keep quiet, he was sure to begin kicking about.
As Charles went out to the garage, he was reminded at every step of the woman who had loved him and whom he could never replace.
"Yes," said Charles, getting rather red; "and whoever's driven it hasn't cleaned it properly, for there's mud on the axle.
"You use strong language, cousin Charles, such as is unusual for you."
"Upon my word, Charles, you improve," said Julia, blushing yet more deeply, and, if possible, looking still handsomer than before.
"I have already told you, sir," said Sir Charles, "that I intend to open a still shorter path, and to allow all the well-conducted work-people to pass through twice a day.
"They have offered, in the handsomest manner, to arrest me if Sir Charles will give me in charge," said Trefusis.
Perhaps Charles Strickland's power and originality would scarcely have sufficed to turn the scale if the remarkable mythopoeic faculty of mankind had not brushed aside with impatience a story which disappointed all its craving for the extraordinary.
Strickland, in refuting the account which had gained belief of a certain "unpleasantness" between his father and mother, to state that Charles Strickland in a letter written from Paris had described her as "an excellent woman," since Dr.
I received, at the same time, the last word of Charles I., it was to me he said, `Remember!' and in saying, `Remember!' he alluded to the money at your feet, my lord."
"You spoke to me," said Monk, "of Charles II.; but pray, monsieur, of what consequence to me is that phantom of a king?