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Definitions of charms

  1. What pleases irresistibly; that which delights and attracts, as beauty, music, conversation.
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Quotes of charms

  1. Location work has its charms and can seem glamorous on the outside, but I think living at home and having the stability of a home life once you've finished work is very underrated! – Saffron Burrows
  2. And all the charms of face or voice Which I in others see, Are but the recollected choice Of what I feel for thee. – John Clare
  3. The charms of women were never more powerful never inspired such achievements, as in those immortal periods, when they could neither read nor write. – Hannah Cowley
  4. O, popular applause! what heart of man is proof against thy sweet, seducing charms – William Cowper
  5. The writers are writing human beings, and they're writing about the human condition and how difficult it is to function in that condition. I think it's one of the charms of the show, the idea of redemption and working towards becoming better people, for everybody involved. – George Dzundza
  6. People may flatter themselves just as much by thinking that their faults are always present to other people's minds, as if they believe that the world is always contemplating their individual charms and virtues. – Elizabeth Gaskell
  7. The enchanting charms of this sublime science reveal only to those who have the courage to go deeply into it. – Carl Friedrich Gauss
  8. After all, it is the divinity within that makes the divinity without; and I have been more fascinated by a woman of talent and intelligence, though deficient in personal charms than I have been by the most regular beauty. – Washington Irving
  9. It's innocence when it charms us, ignorance when it doesn't. – Mignon McLaughlin
  10. Poetry has done enough when it charms but prose must also convince. – H. L. Mencken
  11. Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. – Alexander Pope
  12. Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul. – Alexander Pope
  13. Depression is melancholy minus its charms the animation, the fits. – Susan Sontag

Usage examples for charms

  1. She herself was a beautiful woman, called by her subjects Bloom of the Gold; and she had a still more beautiful daughter, Higuamota, who appears in history, like so many other women, on account of her charms and what came of them. – Christopher Columbus, Volume 6 And The New World Of His Discovery, A Narrative by Filson Young
  2. The Princess, who was in the flower of her beauty, was shocked at the slight regard shown for her charms – German Problems and Personalities by Charles Sarolea
  3. The best chorus is " Who can resist such mighty charms – Shakespeare and Music by Christopher Wilson
  4. With what charms soe'er she will. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  5. Whose threshold crossed I not, Or missed what grandam's hut who dealt in charms – Theocritus by Theocritus
  6. Charms to strike the sight, and merit to win the heart. – Routledge's Manual of Etiquette by George Routledge
  7. My cousin was handsome, I was away, and once he had become thoroughly acquainted with the young Creole's charms he became so ardent a suitor, that at length she listened to his pleading and married him. – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  8. The girl, out of idle curiosity, had come, and had been touched by Carpenter's physical, if not by his moral charms – They Call Me Carpenter by Upton Sinclair
  9. But nevertheless there were those who thought that she had her charms – Castle Richmond by Anthony Trollope
  10. It was Madgy Figgy who told about my ladder, Sophie said, she has many charms I know. – Beggars on Horseback by F. Tennyson Jesse
  11. I must confess, however, that the perils of life have also their charms – Berlin and Sans-Souci by Louise Muhlbach
  12. From all parts of France, from all parts of Germany, armed men leaped forward, leaving behind the charms of peace and the business of life. – The Duel Between France and Germany by Charles Sumner
  13. There were several sorts of charms – The Soul of a People by H. Fielding
  14. One of his greatest charms to Judith was that he was not in the least afraid of her. – Throckmorton by Molly Elliot Seawell
  15. But while aunt Corinne's mind ran as constantly on robbers, they had no charms for her. – Old Caravan Days by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  16. She was a child in all her movements, quite unconscious of self or of her own charms but frankly delighted with her success. – El Dorado by Baroness Orczy
  17. In her constitution was blended a dangerous combination of varied charms and varied vices. – Woman: Man's Equal by Thomas Webster
  18. Hope and fear warmed and chilled her heart by turns; but her efforts to display her charms were truly successful; and faith, born of man's admiration, led her to believe she would that night win the greatest prize the world had to offer, and would save herself from ruin and disgrace. – A Forest Hearth: A Romance of Indiana in the Thirties by Charles Major
  19. She had no idea of her own charms nor any thought of making much of the situation. – The Witness by Grace Livingston Hill Lutz
  20. Have I so found it full of pleasing charms – Stories of Childhood by Various

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