Usage examples for erase

  1. Erase Cruchard and Polycarp and replace those words by what you like. – The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters by George Sand, Gustave Flaubert Translated by A.L. McKensie
  2. Will there never be peace, never a tranquil moment to soothe my spirit and erase the bloody stains of destruction recorded on my past? – The Reluctant Weapon by Howard L. Myers
  3. It was one of the duties of the Censors, when revising the lists of Equites and Senators, to erase the names of those whom they considered unworthy of the rank, and this without giving any reason for it. – Plutarch's Lives, Volume II by Aubrey Stewart & George Long
  4. And then, as the men stood looking first at Tarzan and then at their superior the ape- man did the one thing which was needed to erase the last remnant of animosity which they might have felt for him. – The Return of Tarzan by Edgar Rice Burroughs
  5. The Boers desire to gain nothing but their countries' independence; the British have naught to lose except thousands of valuable lives if they continue in their determination to erase the two nations. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  6. " But, Padre," exclaimed Placido, restraining himself, " if your Reverence puts a mark against me for failing in the lesson, your Reverence owes it to me to erase the one for absence that you have put against me for today." – The Reign of Greed Complete English Version of 'El Filibusterismo' by Jose Rizal
  7. If you break the line at the point J and erase the shorter portion of that line, you will have the required path solution for any J square. – Amusements in Mathematics by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  8. Nor did Betty take any pains to erase the impressions made by her volunteer advance agents. – Superwomen by Albert Payson Terhune
  9. And is there no way to change or erase a brand? – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  10. Much already has been written on the record, beyond our power quickly to erase or to amend. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  11. My understanding assented to the justice and dignity of all he said; but long and severe were my struggles before I could erase from my soul the image of that being who had been the lord of all my young hopes. – Thaddeus of Warsaw by Jane Porter
  12. The Washington Irving Hotel hastened to take down its sign, and even the driver of its omnibus was sternly warned by the people to erase those offensive American names from his vehicle on pain of seeing it transformed into a chariot of fire. – Spanish Highways and Byways by Katharine Lee Bates
  13. " She is perfectly reinstated in the king's confidence," added Philip, " but I can never pardon the infamy with which he would have overwhelmed her; nay, it has already dishonored her, for the blasting effects of slander no time nor labor can erase. – The Scottish Chiefs by Jane Porter
  14. His first important illustrated book was the Cent nouvelles nouvelles, of Christmas Eve, 1486, with two large cuts, very alike in style, of an author presenting his book to a king, and forty column- cuts, most of them used several times, occasionally with mutilations intended to erase features unsuitable to the later stories. – Fine Books by Alfred W. Pollard
  15. Mr. Johnson was himself exceedingly disposed to the general indulgence of children, and was even scrupulously and ceremoniously attentive not to offend them; he had strongly persuaded himself of the difficulty people always find to erase early impressions either of kindness or resentment, and said " he should never have so loved his mother when a man had she not given him coffee she could ill afford, to gratify his appetite when a boy." – Anecdotes of the late Samuel Johnson, LL.D. during the last twenty years of his life by Hesther Lynch Piozzi
  16. Erase the comma, and the words will describe the prism as a peculiar kind of solid; because whose will then be taken in the restrictive sense. – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  17. But, as Crowther knew, in going she accepted the hardest part; and the weeks that she then spent at Rodding Abbey waiting, waiting with a sick anxiety, left upon her a mark which no time could ever erase. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  18. That preoccupied expression was on his face, that distant look which no man could erase from his face by any interruption until Jeter had finished his train of thought. – Lords of the Stratosphere by Arthur J. Burks
  19. It was a scene Bonbright could never erase from his memory, yet never could have described. – Youth Challenges by Clarence B Kelland
  20. " Now you have got the book," said he, " I do hope you will erase that cruel slander on one whom you mean to honor with your hand." – Foul Play by Charles Reade Dion Boucicault