It was a wild masquerade of all imaginable costumes--every struggling throng in every street was a dissolving view
of stunning contrasts.
Reflects Podsnap; prosperously feeding, two little light-coloured wiry wings, one on either side of his else bald head, looking as like his hairbrushes as his hair, dissolving view
of red beads on his forehead, large allowance of crumpled shirt-collar up behind.
And, turning away, he caught for an instant in the air, like a vivid detail in a dissolving view
of two heads, the eyes of General T and of Privy-Councillor Mikulin side by side fixed upon him, quite different in character, but with the same unflinching and weary and yet purposeful expression.
But I could not believe that I had been asleep, for I remembered distinctly the gradual breaking-in of the vision upon me, like the new images in a dissolving view
, or the growing distinctness of the landscape as the sun lifts up the veil of the morning mist.