stain which

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  • And now I find there is a stain which I can't help. Cited from Middlemarch, by George Eliot[#1]
  • It was symbolical of the stain which the letter, even when destroyed, had left upon her mind. Cited from Cosmopolis by Paul Bourget, v2
  • It might have been a face -- it might not; and there was a little brown stain which was fresh and which was blood. Cited from At the Villa Rose, by A.E.W. Mason
  • He said again and again that nothing but his DEATH could remove the stain which his indecision had cast upon the name of his family. Cited from The Purcell Papers, Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
  • Finding that he was in earnest they warned him of the eternal stain which such a deed would bring upon his name. Cited from Saint George for England, by G. A. Henty
  • The blood soaked into the ground, and left a dark stain which was not immediately effaced. Cited from The River War, by Winston S. Churchill
  • Believe in our sincerity and do what you can to remove the filthy stain which has so unjustly been cast upon us. Cited from Best Russian Short Stories, by Various
  • The wars of re- ligion have left here the ineffaceable stain which they left wherever they passed. Cited from A Little Tour In France, by Henry James
  • Ayscough pointed to a dark wide stain which showed on the earth at the foot of the bushes. Cited from The Orange-Yellow Diamond, by J. S. Fletcher
  • The clay floor was marked by black pools and stains which were undoubtedly blood. Cited from Overland, by John William De Forest
  • Will they not blot out from their fair escutcheon the foul stain which Slavery has cast upon it? Cited from Twenty-Two Years a Slave, and Forty Years a Freeman, by Austin Steward
  • Could they ever wipe out the stain which had made them odious in the sight of Christendom? Cited from A Short History of France, by Mary Platt Parmele
  • On the front of the second, the title-page, he noticed a sort of stain which looked like an ink blot. Cited from Journey to Interior of Earth, by Verne
  • The carpet was therefore free, save for the stains which told such a woful story of past tragedy and crime. Cited from That Affair Next Door, by Anna Katharine Green
  • A stain which could not be removed even with repeated scrubbing.
  • It is true that our tunic was torn and stained with brown stains which had been blood. Cited from Anthem, by Ayn Rand [Alice Rosenblum]
  • His private character was free from any of the stains which polluted that of Alcibiades. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Vol. 2, by Various
  • A single drop, even, of distilled water allowed to dry on any part of the surface, is certain to leave a stain which no after process can remove. Cited from History and Practice of the Art of Photography
  • Mary Connynge rose and followed him into the open air, her eyes still fixed upon the dark-crusted stain which had spread upon his tunic. Cited from The Mississippi Bubble, by Emerson Hough
  • He completely effaced, however, by his personal courage and energy, the stain which Molwitz had left on his reputation. Cited from Critical and Historical Essays, by Macaulay V2
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