The dim forehead was crowned with a star; the lineaments below were seen as through the suffusion of vapour; the eyes shone dark and wild; the hair streamed shadowy, like a beamless cloud torn by storm or by electric travail.
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a time of economic travail
Lines formed in his face, and in those lines were the travail of the North, the bite of the frost, all that he had achieved and suffered