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Quotes of stained

  1. The Church cannot be content to live in its stained -glass house and throw stones through the picture window of modern culture. – Robert McAfee Brown
  2. I started noticing how stained the pavements are in London. The pavements in Beverly Hills aren't used; in London, they're used for everything. It doesn't matter how much they're cleaned, they still reflect light. – Julie Christie
  3. Each of us is carving a stone, erecting a column, or cutting a piece of stained glass in the construction of something much bigger than ourselves. – Adrienne Clarkson
  4. The stars are the great Gothic churches: spires, naves, delicate flying buttresses, massive conventional buttresses, stained glass and grandeur, grandeur, grandeur. – John Corry
  5. Thirty years ago, we were in a movie theater and thought it was so cool because we were finally delivered from the horrors of stained glass and wooden pews. – Bill Hybels
  6. People are like stained glass windows. They sparkle and shine when the sun is out, but when the darkness sets in, their true beauty is revealed only if there is a light from within. – Elisabeth Kubler-Ross
  7. My books were always full of ink blots, always stained and covered with smeared sketches and pictures, which one draws idly when his attention wanders from his task. – Pierre Loti
  8. Paradoxically, the people and state of Japan living on such moral props were not innocent but had been stained by their own past history of invading other Asian countries. – Kenzaburo Oe
  9. Swirls of antique stained glass, blazes of brass, forests of carved wood and waterfalls of crystal combine to make up the city's most fabulously festive interior. – Mimi Sheraton
  10. We can to -day open wide the history of their administrations and point with pride to every act, and challenge the world to point out a single act stained with injustice to the North, or with partiality to their own section. – Robert Toombs

Usage examples for stained

  1. Then she rose and approaching Langley, who stood at the door, spoke to him, scarcely raising her tear- stained eyes. – "Seth" by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  2. Cleopatra wept for several minutes, and when she again raised her tear- stained face she said softly: " That did me good! – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. We stood still to watch them go by, and I noted how proudly their eyes flashed and how fierce was their bearing although they were but men in bonds, very weary too and stained by toil in mud and water. – Moon of Israel by H. Rider Haggard
  4. Well, in the first place, she says that as she and her father returned to the house, she heard footsteps behind them and thought it was Swain following them, because that would be a natural thing for him to do; and, in the second place, she saw that blood- stained handkerchief on the floor beside her father's chair when she came into the room and found him dead. – The Gloved Hand by Burton E. Stevenson
  5. In drinking to a republic, stained at its birth, with the blood of massacre, who knows but that we drink to our own death. – Madame Roland, Makers of History by John S. C. Abbott
  6. " I am not fit to wear it, and yet I dare not give it back to you, stained as it is," he said. – A Damaged Reputation by Harold Bindloss
  7. She rose in time to see the leisurely approach of an old grey horse and an old- fashioned weather- stained chaise. – Eunice by Margaret Murray Robertson
  8. Her cheeks were stained with crying and her eyes, large and dark, held him furiously as though he were the one place of safety. – Fortitude by Hugh Walpole
  9. The dead man asked of them: " Is the green land stained brown with flame? – Poems & Ballads (First Series) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  10. We must try to find some fresh clothes- these are cut and stained then I will change his clothes, and we shall all feel better. – Whispering Smith by Frank H. Spearman
  11. Anthony looked up and saw Judge Ayloff staring at his hand, turning it over while he held his glove in the other; and Anthony saw to his surprise that the fingers were all blood- stained – By What Authority? by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. He gave a robe stained with red to show that his people remembered the French who had died for them. – Montlivet by Alice Prescott Smith
  13. Yes; it is the sun descending, Sinking down into the water; All the sky is stained with purple, All the water flushed with crimson! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  14. The moon had come out from under a cloud and showed him a pale, tear- stained face, with a row of even, little teeth set firm against the lower lip. – Brand Blotters by William MacLeod Raine
  15. Some of their points were flint, and some were steel, and most of them were stained with blood. – History, Manners, and Customs of the North American Indians by George Mogridge
  16. I did not remember how very beautiful is the stained glass in the charniers, which must not be overlooked by visitors. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  17. S. Ancient Stained and Painted Glass. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  18. One glance at Mrs. Neville's tear- stained face was enough for her. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  19. The sun was still high, and the distant hills and mountains were as yet scarce stained with blue, and stood out in startling clearness against the sky. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  20. She started and turned to him, and a faint flush stained her cheeks. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon