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Usage examples for stained

  1. The dead man asked of them: " Is the green land stained brown with flame? – Poems & Ballads (First Series) by Algernon Charles Swinburne
  2. 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
  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. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. S. Ancient Stained and Painted Glass. – The Life-Story of Insects by Geo. H. Carpenter
  8. She started and turned to him, and a faint flush stained her cheeks. – Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard by Eleanor Farjeon
  9. 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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. " 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
  14. One glance at Mrs. Neville's tear- stained face was enough for her. – Jess by H. Rider Haggard
  15. 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)
  16. 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
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