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  • First of all, it had satisfied him that there was no stain upon his birth. Cited from Queed, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • Liberal and kind in every other respect, Superstition formed the only stain upon his character. Cited from The Monk, by Matthew Lewis
  • It would have been far less easy to forgive a living lover with such a stain upon his life. Cited from Wild Wings, A Romance of Youth, by Margaret Rebecca Piper
  • Then he gave a little shudder, for even in the semi-darkness he saw a dark red stain upon his hand. Cited from Son of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • We never think the worse of Ben for it, or feel it as a stain upon his character. Cited from The Works of Charles and Mary Lamb, Vol. 2: Elia, by Charles Lamb
  • Wingrave was lying a few yards off, with a small red stain upon his shirt front. Cited from The Malefactor, by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  • It is true that as an American I hoped he would come out without a stain upon his garments. Cited from The Rise and Fall of the Confederate Government, by Jefferson Davis
  • Then she noticed again the stain upon his shoulder and this time insisted upon helping him make a bandage. Cited from The Desert Valley, by Jackson Gregory
  • The ministers of our holy religion refused to receive him, not from any moral stain upon his character, but because he had been an actor! Cited from Knickerbocker, or New-York Monthly Magazine, Feb 1844, Vol. 23, Nbr. 2
  • Bitterly he recalled the stain upon his family in generations gone by. Cited from Weighed and Wanting, by George MacDonald
  • Only the sword might efface the stain upon his honor. Cited from Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches,David Starr Jordan
  • Out it came, followed by a widening dark stain upon his doublet. Cited from The Black Wolf's Breed, by Harris Dickson
  • The second time there was a soup stain upon his already rumpled shirt front. Cited from Ruggles of Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • It is hard for the average Bible worshiper to attack this institution without casting a certain stain upon his own book. Cited from Works of Robert G. Ingersoll, Volume VIII, by Robert Green Ingersoll
  • He was wounded; he nursed his shoulder, and there was a spreading stain upon his white shirt. Cited from The Blood Ship, by Norman Springer
  • He had left the army with a stain upon his name; but she felt very confident that he had not merited his disgrace. Cited from The Intriguers, by Harold Bindloss
  • Desertion, for such a purpose, carried with it no dishonor, and any stain upon his character would vanish when the truth became known. Cited from Historic Tales, Vol. 1 (of 15), by Charles Morris
  • He would grow to be a man of courage and strength, the stain upon his birth forgotten, doing honor to himself, to her, and to the name he bore. Cited from The Tides of Barnegat, by F. Hopkinson Smith
  • The sensitive poet regarded this suspicion as a stain upon his honour, and the outrage he never forgave. Cited from Roman Mosaics, by Hugh Macmillan
  • If it were possible to forget this deep stain upon his character he would seem, in all other relations of life, to be entitled to esteem and commendation. Cited from Art in England, by Dutton Cook
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