See also: looking glass
looking-glass (plural looking-glasses)
- Alternative form of .
1847 January – 1848 July, William Makepeace Thackeray, “In which Miss Sharp and Miss Sedley Prepare to Open the Campaign”, in Vanity Fair. A Novel without a Hero, London: Bradbury and Evans, 11, Bouverie Street, published 1848, OCLC 3174108, page 9:
- The world is a looking-glass, and gives back to every man the reflection of his own face.
1963, Margery Allingham, “Foreword: The Turk Street Mile”, in The China Governess: A Mystery, London: Chatto & Windus, OCLC 483591931, page 18:
- Everything a living animal could do to destroy and to desecrate bed and walls had been done. […] A canister of flour from the kitchen had been thrown at the looking-glass and lay like trampled snow over the remains of a decent blue suit with the lining ripped out which lay on top of the ruin of a plastic wardrobe.