- His cracked, kindly voice went well with the large spectacles and the impression of a voluminous keenness that he gave.1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (24% in)
- The slickers of that year had adopted tortoise-shell spectacles as badges of their slickerhood, and this made them so easy to recognize that Amory and Rahill never missed one.1.1 — Amory, Son of Beatrice (96% in)
- He never got to the stage of making them and getting rid of them—he was not hard enough for that—so he measured Thomas Parke D'Invilliers' undoubted attractions and value against the menace of cold eyes behind tortoise-rimmed spectacles that he fancied glared from the next table.1.2 — Spires and Gargoyles (27% in)
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