black bruise

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  • A black bruise showed under his fair hair. Cited from The Last Trail, by Zane Grey
  • She bared her arm to the shoulder, and there, sure enough, was a black bruise. Cited from The Romance of the Coast, by James Runciman
  • The wrist was swollen, and across it ran a deep and long black bruise. Cited from The Gadfly, by E. L. Voynich
  • On his left temple was a big black bruise, on his forehead a cut, and on his left cheek a thin red mark that looked like a scratch. Cited from The Cathedral, by Hugh Walpole
  • Over the lovely girlish breast, still only growing to the rounded beauty of womanhood, there was a hideous blue-black bruise. Cited from The Fallen Leaves, by Wilkie Collins
  • Jord, on her arm is a black bruise where I gripped her when she lied to me; I gripped her -- a woman. Cited from Red Pepper's Patients, by Grace S. Richmond
  • But when she saw three frightful scratches and a black bruise on the face of Brother Albert, she could not help thinking that Smith had acted badly. Cited from The Mystery of Metropolisville, by Edward Eggleston
  • Exactly on the spot where the electric stone had rested, a small circular mark, like a black bruise, tainted the fair soft skin -- a mark no larger than a small finger-ring. Cited from A Romance Of Two Worlds, by Marie Corelli
  • He is chary of using pointed shafts, and most of his target practice is done with heavy round-tipped arrows that leave an ugly black bruise where they strike, but do not draw the generous blood. Cited from Doctor Claudius, A True Story, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Austin, the chauffeur, had received his final notice at last, for he was sprawling beside the wheel, with a great black bruise upon his forehead where it had struck the step or mud-guard in falling. Cited from The Poison Belt by A. Conan Doyle
  • Just then a motor back-fired, and we started back across that floe at a pace which surprised Weary even more than myself, for he fell over the sledge, himself and me, and for days I felt like a big black bruise. Cited from Worst Journey in the World, Volumes 1 and 2, by Apsley Cherry-Garrard
  • She was further adorned with long, dangling, coral ear-rings, and a black bruise on the left side of her face under the eye, the outward and visible sign of her last encounter with the Manager. Cited from The Hippodrome, by Rachel Hayward
  • The last words were lost in a sob, and coming close to her I sat beside her, and, putting my hand on her face, turned it slightly that I might better see the big, black bruise on her forehead, partly hidden by the loose, dark curls which fell across it. Cited from People Like That, by Kate Langley Bosher
  • After the undertaker had taken charge of the body he found on the dead man's neck, just to the left of the chin, a dullish, black bruise which might have been caused by the pressing of some blunt instrument, or by a man's thumb. Cited from The Fifth String, by John Philip Sousa
  • It was half of a Welsh knife, keen and pointed, which had broken on my mail shirt, leaving only a long slit in my tunic, and maybe a black bruise to come presently on the skin where the dint fell. Cited from A King's Comrade, by Charles Whistler
  • Out of the blue-black bruise in the distance crept a long line of moving lights upon the desolation of the land, and the twelve men of Fish gathered like ghosts at the shanty depot to watch the passing of the seven o'clock train, the Transcontinental Express from Chicago. Cited from Tales of the Jazz Age, by F. Scott Fitzgerald
  • The doctor found that Miles had an ankle out of joint; the little toe was badly crushed; there was a bad cut in the leg, that had bled profusely; there was a black bruise over the short ribs on the right side, and there was a button-hole in the scalp that needed about four stitches. Cited from Danger Signals, by John A. Hill and Jasper Ewing Brady