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There was no blood-stain on the floor, or anything to indicate that the hermit had met a violent end.

Hussars and Lancers scouted in the scrub at each side, and within moved the clump of camels, with humorous eyes and supercilious lips, their comic faces a contrast to the blood-stained men who already lay huddled in the cacolets on either side.

With a wave of his hand he swept the clubhouse into a pine-crowned gorge, turning the waiters into a grim posse, and each listener into a blood-stained fugitive, climbing with torn fingers upon the ensanguined rocks.

They were a devoted family and Leslie and Basil were said to be particularly concerned when their brother Peter was seen by several witnesses kneeling in the street outside a pub called the Old Justice beside the blood-stained body of an East End character known as Tosher MacBride.

Church, dat Ah may hold up de blood-stained banner of Christ and prove strong dat Ah may hold out tuh de end.

He usually retired early to his room, but seldom to his bed: he never courted the sweet influence of sleep, for he knew that it shunned the blood-stained couch of the murderer, and descended only on the lid of unoffending innocence.

Thus Aziza Begum, telling the stories that made up the blood-stained history of the land.

Scalpels, syringes, stethoscope, and excruciator spilled onto the blood-stained tiles, adding to the clatter.

And then, when he had finished his supper, he would get out his collection of patibulary treasures, and over a bowl of negus finger lovingly the various bits of gallows rope, the blood-stained glove of a murdered strumpet, the piece of amber worn as a charm by a notorious brigand chief, and gloat over the stealthy steps of his pet tiger, the Law.

Armand Fortier and company were at the root of it, their blood-stained Cajun fingers pulling strings behind the scenes.

Phallin is a toxalbumin which destroys the red blood-corpuscles, causing the serum to become red in colour and the urine blood-stained.

One woman carried an iron frying-pan whose blood-stained undersurface proclaimed successful use.

Estcarp had formed the Borderers, to ride a blood-stained trail back and forth, providing the first wall of protection for the north.

Hussars and Lancers scouted in the scrub at each side, and within moved the clump of camels, with humorous eyes and supercilious lips, their comic faces a contrast to the blood-stained men who already lay huddled in the cacolets on either side.

It was hard to believe that even the daring American cracksman should have ventured to touch that blood-stained relic of the Prophet, that he should have snatched it away from beneath the very eyes of the fanatics who fiercely guarded it.