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sully
used in Tom Jones

2 uses
  • Partridge likewise shovelled in his share of calumny, and (what may surprize the reader) not only bespattered the maid, but attempted to sully the lily-white character of Sophia herself.
    Book 10 (42% in)
  • "Honourable!" answered Jones; "no breath ever yet durst sully her reputation.
    Book 15 (72% in)

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