Mr. Alfred Thipps was a small, nervous man, whose flaxen hair was beginning to abandon the unequal struggle with destiny (4).
Sayers, Dorothy L. Whose Body? Mineola: Dover Publications, 1923. Print
Note: full of description, even when talking about hair. Makes a theatrical deal out of something. Brings a bit of humor to the situation. Stands out and makes one reread the sentence. Draws attention.