stain of red

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  • When he reached her upon the promontory there was a stain of red in her cheeks and her expression had changed. Cited from The Rainbow Trail, by Zane Grey
  • Their eyes met; and without a word he stooped and laid his lips gently on the stain of red on her neck. Cited from The Glimpses of the Moon, by Edith Wharton
  • Down the left side of Henshaw, bright against the white of his coat, was a rapidly growing stain of red. Cited from Harrigan, by Max Brand
  • She appeared in the doorway with downcast eyes and a stain of red in her white cheek. Cited from The Lone Star Ranger by Zane Grey
  • As he helped her to the saddle his eyes fell on a stain of red running from the wrist of her gauntlet. Cited from Mavericks, by William MacLeod Raine
  • There was an unwonted stain of red on his smooth, usually pale cheeks. Cited from Flames, by Robert Smythe Hichens
  • He set down his glass hurriedly, and a stain of red wine crept unheeded across the tablecloth. Cited from The Avenger, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • When Jean lifted his gaze again he found her face half averted and a stain of red in the gold tan of her cheek. Cited from To The Last Man, by Zane Grey
  • Through the white shoulder dressings a stain of red had soaked. Cited from A Man Four-Square, by William MacLeod Raine
  • "A stain of red sunk in where the cup had spilt." Cited from At a Winter's Fire, by Bernard Edward J. Capes
  • A small stain of red dyed the front of his night clothes and trailed across the sheet; his half-open eyes were fixed, without seeing, on the shining wood above. Cited from The Man in Lower Ten, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • The colour of her skin against the lions was splendid to-day: a regular rich gold with a sweet stain of red like a leaf of maize in September. Cited from The Trespasser, by G. Parker, v3
  • Butch Conklin looked up, raising his bandaged head slowly, like a white flag of truce, with a stain of red growing through the cloth. Cited from Trailin'!, by Max Brand
  • But there was no sign of the king -- none but a stain of red on the cushions and on the floor, and on the blade of a sword which lay beside that terrible pool. Cited from A King's Comrade, by Charles Whistler
  • But that death-warrant remained the most vivid color of my experience of the tragedy; I had no need to invite myself to a sense of it, and it is still like a stain of red in my memory. Cited from Of Literature--Entire, by W. D. Howells
  • "Hah!" exclaimed Jorth, with a stain of red in his sallow cheek. Cited from To The Last Man, by Zane Grey
  • On certain Dark Days of 1899-1900, if you had watched these turgid waters flow by, your eyes would have seen tinges of red like blood; and following the stain of red, gashed lifeless things, which had been torn from the ranks of sentient beings. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete