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tarnish
used in Picture of Dorian Gray - 13 chapter version

6 uses
  • There was Sir Henry Ashton, who had to leave England, with a tarnished name.
    Chapter 10 (57% in)
  • He had uttered a mad wish that he himself might remain young, and the portrait grow old; that his own beauty might be untarnished, and the face on the canvas bear the burden of his passions and his sins; that the painted image might be seared with the lines of suffering and thought, and that he might keep all the delicate bloom and loveliness of his then just conscious boyhood.
    Chapter 5 (83% in)
  • There was the huge Italian cassone, with its fantastically-painted panels and its tarnished gilt mouldings, in which he had so often hidden himself as a boy.
    Chapter 8 (50% in)
  • His mere presence seemed to recall to them the innocence that they had tarnished.
    Chapter 9 (5% in)
  • As he passed out, he used to look with wonder at the black confessionals, and long to sit in the dim shadow of one of them and listen to men and women whispering through the tarnished grating the true story of their lives.
    Chapter 9 (31% in)
  • He knew that he had tarnished himself, filled his mind with corruption, and given horror to his fancy; that he had been an evil influence to others, and had experienced a terrible joy in being so; and that of the lives that had crossed his own it had been the fairest and the most full of promise that he had brought to shame.
    Chapter 13 (66% in)

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