Usage examples for bleach

  1. If we are sure, by the power of our communion with Him, of His loving heart as well as of His righteous judgment, then we can spread ourselves out before Him, as a woman will lay out her webs of cloth on the green grass for the sun to blaze down upon them, and bleach the ingrained filth out of them. – Expositions of Holy Scripture Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus and Numbers by Alexander Maclaren
  2. Now they are buried, and there is a pyramid of sand over them all; when I blow it away, sometime the sun will bleach their bones, and then travellers will see that people have been there before, otherwise you would hardly believe it in the desert! – Stories from Hans Andersen by Hans Christian Andersen
  3. It is the home of brotherly deeds, and we piously turn the towels to bleach on the other side. – A Midsummer Drive Through The Pyrenees by Edwin Asa Dix
  4. If you don't want to rot in a Mexican jail or bleach on the sands somewhere, you'll walk softly and stay on the other side. – The Desert Fiddler by William H. Hamby
  5. It was a long, long way back to them and in the attempt she might leave her bones to bleach on some mountain top or disappear down the maw of one of the great cats. – The Return of Tharn by Howard Carleton Browne
  6. What care have I that the bones bleach white? – India's Love Lyrics by Adela Florence Cory Nicolson (AKA Laurence Hope), et al.
  7. 29 9. Sulphur Bleach House................................ – The Dyeing of Woollen Fabrics by Franklin Beech
  8. The water is generally reduced to a modest stream, running amongst rocks and stones, with deep pools here and there, and long stretches of dry sand or gravel, or even green grass, on which the clothes can be spread to bleach. – India and the Indians by Edward F. Elwin
  9. One would not have believed a face so brown could bleach so white! – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson
  10. And so farewell to the Santa Maria, whose bones were thenceforward to bleach upon the shores of Hayti, or incongruously adorn the dwellings of the natives. – Christopher Columbus, Complete by Filson Young
  11. You go up on the hill and lay down in the sun and burn that saloon bleach off your face and neck and hands. – They of the High Trails by Hamlin Garland
  12. There are several bleach- greens in the neighbourhood, as well as many vineyards, but of no great celebrity. – A tour through some parts of France, Switzerland, Savoy, Germany and Belgium by Richard Boyle Bernard
  13. The yarns thus manufactured are generally sent from the mills direct to the bleach- fields, or to the wash- mill, where they are scoured or whitened, and prepared for the loom. – The Ports, Harbours, Watering-places and Picturesque Scenery of Great Britain Vol. 1 by William Finden
  14. The east was beginning to bleach before the oncoming sun. – Rosinante to the Road Again by John Dos Passos