Usage examples for blanch

  1. Blanch K. Bruce, of Mississippi, and Walter F. Thomas, of Texas, also received votes. – A History of the Republican Party by George Washington Platt
  2. The other shall be what follows, written perhaps for the same person, and worthy, in my opinion, not only of the ripest sage, but also of a poet not unexercised in writing verse:- With your fair eyes a charming light I see, For which my own blind eyes would peer in vain; Stayed by your feet, the burden I sustain Which my lame feet find all too strong for me; Wingless upon your pinions forth I fly; Heavenward your sprit stirreth me to strain; E'en as you will, I blush and blanch again, Freeze in the sun, burn 'neath a frosty sky. – The Life of Michelangelo Buonarroti by John Addington Symonds
  3. Then, in Fenchurch Street, the mansion and garden of the Earls of Northumberland, and again, at the corner of Mart Lane, the manor and garden of Blanch Apleton. – Chaucer and His England by G. G. Coulton
  4. She saw Mat's face blanch, and the crowd passed, leaving her half crazed. – Peggy-Alone by Mary Agnes Byrne
  5. Blanch and pound three quarters of a pound of almonds, and thirty bitter ones, with a spoonful of water. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  6. Her description of the crisis made the child blanch. – What Maisie Knew by Henry James
  7. She came back with a kettle and poured boiling water over a dish of almonds to blanch them. – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  8. Blanch the kernels and add them to it: twenty or thirty minutes will boil it. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  9. Cut eight pieces of bacon rolled up like corks, blanch them to draw out any salt, and fry them till they are of a light brown; take them out and put in the quails, which must be stewed till they begin to be of a light brown, then remove them. – Dressed Game and Poultry à la Mode by Harriet A. de Salis
  10. It made his brown face blanch and his strong, stern mouth quiver with mental anguish. – A Singer from the Sea by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  11. Fortunately the pink tints of the lamp- shade hid her face, and equally it befriended Cardo, for, on seeing before him Valmai in all the beauty with which his imagination and his memory had endowed her, he had felt his heart stand still and his face blanch to the lips. – By Berwen Banks by Allen Raine
  12. Commotions in her own bosom, that shall blanch her cheek, and make her knees smite together, may bring Ireland's " opportunity." – Sketches of Reforms and Reformers, of Great Britain and Ireland by Henry B. Stanton
  13. When the cake is well soaked, blanch and cut the almonds into strips, stick them all over the cake, and pour round it a good custard, made by recipe No. 1423, allowing 8 eggs instead of 5 to the pint of milk. – The Book of Household Management by Mrs. Isabella Beeton
  14. Her complexion was slightly but cleverly made up, with all the exquisite art of the Parisienne, but even through the artificial bloom I saw her cheeks blanch. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer