Quotes About Wig

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J.K. Rowling
“Aunt Petunia often said that Dudley looked like a baby angel — Harry often said that Dudley looked like a pig in a wig.”
J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Bill Bryson
“It was an odd situation. For a century and a half, men got rid of their own hair, which was perfectly comfortable, and instead covered their heads with something foreign and uncomfortable. Very often it was actually their own hair made into a wig. People who couldn't afford wigs tried to make their hair look like a wig.”
Bill Bryson, At Home: A Short History of Private Life

Charles Dickens
“He [Old Mr. Turveydrop] was a fat old gentleman with a false complexion, false teeth, false whiskers, and a wig. He had a fur collar, and he had a padded breast to his coat, which only wanted a star or a broad blue ribbon to be complete. He was pinched in, and swelled out, and got up, and strapped down, as much as he could possibly bear.”
Charles Dickens, Bleak House

Robert Louis Stevenson
“...I'll stake my wig there's fever here.”
Robert Louis Stevenson

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