black stain

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  • Yet even that black stain became in time a part of us. Cited from Making the House a Home, by Edgar A. Guest
  • In some forms the black tone is reduced on a few black stains.
  • The victory which you obtained is not true victory and your names will bear black stains in the future.
  • Here then was the ending of the one black stain on the family honor of our race. Cited from Wolves of the Sea, by Randall Parrish
  • But the true story of the black stain is in reality quite otherwise. Cited from The Velvet Glove, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • Blood does in fact show on red clothing as a black stain.
  • To the right, on the wall, a number of black stains struck the eye. Cited from The Life of the Fly, by J. Henri Fabre
  • Some individuals may be more dark (brown and black stains).
  • A black stain remained upon the dazzling white surface of the stone column. Cited from The Lamp in the Desert, by Ethel M. Dell
  • The black stain is obtained in the same way as that used for face-staining. Cited from The Mafulu, by Robert W. Williamson
  • He looked at his hands and saw the black stains from the charred letter, last evidence of the crime against the state. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • Characteristics include a blue/black stain of skin initially.
  • Worst of all, on the middle finger of the hand she held out was a large black stain of ink. Cited from Penelope and the Others, by Amy Walton
  • Cast your eye over its surface, and on some part of it you are sure to see a black stain about the size of a man's head. Cited from J. S. Le Fanu's Ghostly Tales, Volume 3, by Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • The incident was controversial - some believing it a black stain on his character, others prepared to give him the benefit of the doubt.
  • I believe that war is outrage -- a black stain on the humanity and the fame of man. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Mar 1915, V. 1, No. 1
  • The cell walls of these organisms are outlined by the brown to black stain.
  • Head and pronotum are black, while elytra is bright red, with a black stain at the base.
  • The women painted the warriors' faces and bodies with a blue-black stain in finely drawn designs.
  • Seven years later the pews and communion rail were restored, removing the black stain that had been built up on them over time.
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