not bruise

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  • She never wears this stone that it does not bruise her, now her neck, now her arm. Cited from The Damsel and the Sage, by Elinor Glyn
  • She crops close, but she does not bruise or devour the turf like the horse. Cited from Birds and Poets, by John Burroughs
  • If I touch a sore, I do not bruise it with my heel. Cited from The Bravo, by J. Fenimore Cooper
  • The flesh is white to cream, and does not bruise blue when injured or exposed to air by cutting.
  • For life and until death, I was his, to do what he pleased with, so long as he did not bruise my flesh nor break my bones. Cited from The New Penelope and Other Stories and Poems, by Frances Fuller Victor
  • A wise touch, and their enormous influence is sent whither it should be sent by a pressure that would not bruise a leaf. Cited from A Cathedral Singer, by James Lane Allen
  • The yellow (brown at the bottom of the stem) flesh can be up to thick in the cap and does not bruise.
  • Today we can determine that they shall not suffer from false conceptions, shall not bruise themselves in the blind ignorance that compelled us to find our own way. Cited from Religious Education in the Family, by Henry F. Cope
  • His grasp did not bruise, it did not seem to be tight; but the hand that held it was immovable. Cited from The Spenders, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • Be careful in stirring in the huckleberries that you do not bruise them. Cited from The International Jewish Cook Book, by Florence Kreisler Greenbaum
  • He had hesitated a little over the former; but the book was so fine and full of beauty that he thought it could not bruise the bloom of her innocence ever so slightly. Cited from Kilmeny of the Orchard,by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • The cap is deep brown to reddish-brown, later fading to tan with age, and it does not bruise with handling.
  • Then we pushed the earth in on him gently with our hands, breaking the hard lumps up and crumbling them in our palms, so that they should not bruise his poor flesh. Cited from Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900), by A. G. Hales
  • Do not bruise the seeds, as the virtue resides in the covering. Cited from Mother's Remedies, by T. J. Ritter
  • They contain "wholesome" heroes, who and whose counterparts usually have "young, beautiful faces and bodies" that do not bruise or do recover easily from bruising.
  • The son of Alknomook did not bruise the flowers of the pale face, nor frighten his flocks and herds by his shrill halloos. Cited from Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 2 (of 3), by J. A. Jones
  • There might have been a mortification and a disgrace in the pillory and barrel shirt business to those that had to use them, but they did not bruise and mutilate the physical man. Cited from "Co. Aytch", by Sam R. Watkins
  • And Caroline, that gentle girl, will not give me what I want; and to offer her but half a heart may break hers, and I would not bruise that delicate bosom to save my dukedom. Cited from The Young Duke, by Benjamin Disraeli
  • Boletus russelli, found in eastern North America, has a red to reddish-brown cap and reticulate stem, but its pore surface is yellow, and the fruit body does not bruise blue.
  • In addition to its distribution, B. kermesinus can be distinguished from B. frostii by having flesh that does not bruise blue and a stem in which the reticulum is not as deep and coarse.
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