purple stain

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  • When shall the harvest of thy fields arise Free from their purple stain? Cited from Pharsalia [Civil War], by Marcus Annaeus Lucanus
  • The farmer's face was still terrible to look upon, but the purple stain of passion was now turned to red. Cited from In and Out of Three Normady Inns, Anna Bowman Dodd
  • Her mother was sitting spinning yarn of sea-purple stain, and her father was just going to a council meeting. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • This makes a capital purple stain, and is used by French cabinet-makers. Cited from French Polishing and Enamelling, by Richard Bitmead
  • I have twice seen the curious purple stain upon articles of clothing worn by natives who had died suddenly and mysteriously. Cited from Fire-Tongue, by Sax Rohmer
  • Thou wilt find her weaving yarn of sea-purple stain by the light of the fire. Cited from Young Folks Treasury, Volume 2 (of 12), by Various
  • The night travelling from the East blotted out of the limpid sky the purple stain of the high land. Cited from The Nigger Of The "Narcissus", by Joseph Conrad
  • "Here, Charmian, take my bracelets; They bar with a purple stain My arms." Cited from Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1, by Brewer
  • On the grey flagstone the red poppy you picked yesterday was a black thread, a purple stain. Cited from Mary Olivier: A Life, by May Sinclair
  • Above the rim of the silver-blue sea -- patched with purple stains in the middle distance -- webs of steamer smoke lay along the southern sky. Cited from Deadham Hard, by Lucas Malet
  • And Faust takes the cup from Jesus of Nazareth, And his lips wear a purple stain. Cited from Toward the Gulf, by Edgar Lee Masters
  • The wine bottle was black beside the soup tureen and the wine in the glasses cast a dark purple stain on the cloth. Cited from Three Soldiers, by John Dos Passos
  • Of purple granite was the necropolis; yet, in the first minute, it lay like a purple stain upon the horizon, so mighty was the distance. Cited from The English Mail-Coach & Joan of Arc,de Quincey #9
  • Of purple granite was the necropolis; yet, in the first minute, it lay like a purple stain upon the horizon -- so mighty was the distance. Cited from Miscellaneous Essays, by Thomas de Quincey
  • A great purple stain seemed to fill the crater and night's wine rose up within it, while still along the eastern crest of the pit there ran red sunset light to lip the cup with gold. Cited from The Red Redmaynes, by Eden Phillpotts
  • The white tablecloth was soiled with large purple stains. Cited from In the Field (1914-1915), by Marcel Dupont
  • She was about twenty-six or twenty-seven years old, and had an unutterably weary, desponding expression on her face, which was colourless as marble, except for the purple stains under her large, dark eyes. Cited from The Purple Land, by W. H. Hudson
  • Blood was streaming upon the snow, and that purple stain in the midst of King Street, though it melted away in the next day's sun, was never forgotten nor forgiven by the people. Cited from Book of Old Ballads, ed. B. Nichols, Vol. 4
  • Blood was streaming upon the snow; and that purple stain in the midst of King Street, though it melted away in the next day's sun, was never forgotten nor forgiven by the people. Cited from Grandfather's Chair, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
  • Blood was streaming upon the snow; and that purple stain, in the midst of King Street, though it melted away in the next day's sun, was never forgotten nor forgiven by the people. Cited from True Stories of History and Biography, by Nathaniel Hawthorne
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