Saddling: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature BlanchingOmniscient as Mary was, she knew no difference between the Blanches of Castile and the students of the Latin Quarter.ndash;Henry Adams in Mont-Saint-Michel And Chartres.He saw the face of Mr. Carlton blanch instantly.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Danger.Then he lifted the boys high in the air and held them there, a kicking, humiliated trio. The blanched olive of his face was reflected in the pallid brows at the extremity of his rigid arms. His voice, which had been lost in passion, found itself.ndash;Gertrude Atherton in The Valiant Runaways.The fur is a mixed and disagreeable colour, a dusky gray of somewhat rusty appearance, but blanched in portions as though by age.ndash;Samuel White Baker in Wild Beasts and their Ways, vol 1.Blanch made her vow, which was a very profitable one, seeing that her decorations were worth quite two thousand gold crowns.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Droll Stories, vol 1.He turned pale saying this, and Madame de Maille blanched hearing him, because never in their amorous dalliance had there been so much true love as in this speech.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Droll Stories, vol 1.The waxy tones were in all the visible parts of her flesh. The neck and shoulders explained by their blanched paleness the wasted arms, flung forward and crossed upon the table.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Pierrette.Upon this the advocate blanched, and the courtier perceived he touched a tender point.ndash;Honoreacute; de Balzac in Droll Stories, vol 1.Ginevra does not blanch.ndash;James M. Barrie in Alice Sit-By-The-Fire.Merkle heard a stir behind him and found Jimmy Knight's blanched face peering in at him.ndash;Rex Beach in The Auction Block.
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