dark stain

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  • A few minutes later, a dark stain was observed on the surface of the water.
  • How could he ever face her with the dark stain of a mean theft upon his soul? Cited from Twice Bought, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • Only here and there were dark stains its silver could not wash away. Cited from The Native Born, by I. A. R. Wylie
  • A dark stain on the floor near the window suggested to my fancy the idea of blood. Cited from Blindfolded, by Earle Ashley Walcott
  • The hand she held was covered with dark stains, where she had kissed it. Cited from O Pioneers! Willa Cather
  • The entire floor space between the benches was taken up by a table finished in a dark stain. Cited from Atlantis, by Gerhart Hauptmann
  • There were two or three dark stains on the floor that could not be washed out. Cited from A Village Ophelia and Other Stories, by Anne Reeve Aldrich
  • This is distinguished by its dark stain while the replacement wood was left its original lighter color.
  • The dark stain never left me, but I cared nothing for that. Cited from The City and the World and Other Stories, by Francis Clement Kelley
  • Then a dark stain appeared on the white skin. Cited from The Stowaway Girl, by Louis Tracy
  • I imagined now that through the dark stain on his face I could see him turn pale with rage. Cited from It Happened in Egypt, by Williamson
  • My brother, what is that dark stain upon the white robe of your purity? Cited from The Life of Duty, v. 2, by H. J. Wilmot-Buxton
  • The dark stain is still there; you must have noticed it. Cited from St. Elmo, Augusta J. Evans
  • Look at the little bushes broken and at the dark stain on the ground where its life flowed out. Cited from The Lords of the Wild, by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The central line of boards is finished with a dark stain.
  • It had come, the vision he had seen as he looked on the dark stains that fateful morning. Cited from The Man in Gray, by Thomas Dixon
  • The first thing that met his eye was a dark stain on the stones, close to the postern. Cited from The Heart of Rome, by F. Crawford
  • And through the grey flannel shirt above the heart a dark stain spread and spread. Cited from The Top of the World, by Ethel M. Dell
  • Some dark stains upon the lip and neck told how she had died -- the blood-vessel she had broken before had burst again. Cited from Falkland, by E. B. Lytton, Book 4
  • The nation had been born anew, and on the fair pages of her history appear no longer the dark stain of human slavery. Cited from NY at Louisiana Purch. Expo, by DeLancey M. Ellis
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