Thesaurus / carbuncle
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But he had hard luck, too, for another carbuncle developed at Melbourne and kept him laid up for nearly a week.
MARK TWAIN, A BIOGRAPHY, 1835-1910, COMPLETEALBERT BIGELOW PAINE
It was the flash of the great carbuncle, and the stars seen through it were as if dyed in blood.
MYTHS AND LEGENDS OF OUR OWN LAND, COMPLETECHARLES M. SKINNER
The sun struck it, and made the engraved carbuncle shine dully red.
FRIENDSHIP AND FOLLYMARIA LOUISE POOL
It happened that Mre Jupillon had trouble with her leg—a carbuncle that prevented her from walking for nearly eighteen months.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
This story of the carbuncle reminds us of Hawthorne's story on the same subject.
JOHN GREENLEAF WHITTIERW. SLOANE KENNEDY
Thus, long ages after I am gone, the splendor of the Great Carbuncle will blaze around my name?'
For the simple pair had reached that lake of mystery, and found the long-sought shrine of the Great Carbuncle!
Matthew and his bride spent many peaceful years, and were fond of telling the legend of the Great Carbuncle.
Mine is the sole purpose for which a wise man may desire the possession of the Great Carbuncle.
Yet not to have my wasted lifetime back again would I give up my hopes of the Great Carbuncle!
WORDS RELATED TO CARBUNCLE
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