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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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  • Heath came to the house, was invited to come to the box, and had just refused when Charmian entered the room.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • "No, I shouldn't," said Cornelia, as much surprised as Charmian could have wished.

    The Coast of Bohemia William Dean Howells
  • Charmian glanced at them and instinctively went on, descending toward a quieter part of the prettily and cleverly arranged garden.

    The Way of Ambition Robert Hichens
  • But she could not help liking Charmian for seeming to like her so much.

    The Coast of Bohemia William Dean Howells
  • And there was one thirteen-year-old applicant that Charmian and I fell in love with, and it nearly broke our hearts to refuse him.

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

    The Coast of Bohemia William Dean Howells
  • It was against her alone that Charmian was protecting Barine.

    Cleopatra, Complete Georg Ebers
  • "Miss Saunders is going to paint me," said Charmian, mystically.

    The Coast of Bohemia William Dean Howells
  • Charmian, addressing Alexas in a flattering manner, asked where was the soothsayer he praised so much.

  • She knew that they all came from Charmian, and that she could not hope to overtake them with denial.

    The Coast of Bohemia William Dean Howells

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