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Charmian

[chahr-mee-uh n, shahr-] /ˈtʃɑr mi ən, ˈʃɑr-/
noun
1.
a female given name: from a Greek word meaning “source of joy.”.
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  • She knew that they all came from Charmian, and that she could not hope to overtake them with denial.

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  • Charmian answered with dark humility, "But a studio without a painter in it!"

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  • Cornelia thought him vague, but it seemed clear to Charmian.

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  • "Then I've seen her wrong," said Ludlow, and he stared at Charmian as if she were a lay-figure.

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  • He turned from the sketches a moment to the arrangement of Charmian's studio.

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  • Ludlow began to tell of some of Charmian's attempts to realize her ideal.

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  • But she could not help liking Charmian for seeming to like her so much.

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  • The part that Charmian had chosen to represent must have been that of an Egyptian slave.

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  • "Miss Saunders is going to paint me," said Charmian, mystically.

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  • Cornelia was silent, and Charmian urged, "You know that much, don't you?"

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