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Images Piringer shared from the scene showed the roof of the three-story building on Elkridge Way turned to a sheet of flame before the fire was put out, leaving blackened, smoking rafters.
Because of a quibble on his part this loathsome thing would ruin his future, dash his hopes to the ground, blacken his life.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The river pool commenced to blacken, while flowering rushes tossed their shivering heads and murmured.
MENOTAHERNEST G. HENHAM
"Too bad of you to blacken me to her like that," remarked the judge.
THE OPENED SHUTTERSCLARA LOUISE BURNHAM
They have done what they could to blacken his name; and to this day the shadow they have cast upon it in part remains.
These lawyers who are coming will blacken lots of paper, and talk a great deal of useless stuff.
COLUMBAPROSPER MERIMEE
Several of my toes commenced to blacken and fester near the tips and the nails worked loose.
Much the greater part of the topics which have been used to blacken this nobleman are either unjust or frivolous.
The desire to blacken his own character was reserved for those occasions when, as he well knew, there would be most publicity.
BYRONRICHARD EDGCUMBE
Mr. Goodsport tries to blacken Mr. Goodman's character, while the Rector tries to whiten Mr. Goodsport's character.
PTOMAINE STREETCAROLYN WELLS

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