1 Slowly, slowly the wound to the soul begins to make itself felt, like a bruise, which only slowly deepens its terrible ache, till it fills all the psyche.
2 But now, as the years went by, slowly, slowly, Connie felt the bruise of fear and horror coming up, and spreading in him.
3 But the paralysis, the bruise of the too-great shock, was gradually spreading in his affective self.
4 The bruise was deep, deep, deep.
5 the bruise of the false inhuman war.
6 There is, of course, the other woman, the drink, the push, the blow, the bruise, the sympathetic sister or landlady.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In III. A CASE OF IDENTITY
7 He had been dead some days, but there was no wound or bruise upon his person to show how he had met his dreadful end.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleContext Highlight In VI. The Adventure of The Musgrave Ritual
8 The maid had entered with us, and began once more to foment the bruise upon her mistress's brow.
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9 As though he read her mind, Rhett's hand closed upon her arm in a grip that would leave a bruise, the rough grip of a careless stranger.
10 Their strong passions must either bruise or bend.
11 Men had only touched him to bruise him.
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12 Then, weary of fortune, they fetch out corn spoiled by the sea and weapons of corn-dressing, and begin to parch over the fire and bruise in stones the grain they had rescued.
13 When she took off my night-shirt, she found such bruises on my chest and shoulders that she began to cry.
14 As soon as I got a little the better of my bruises, he took me with him to Esquire Watson's, on Bond Street, to see what could be done about the matter.
15 Stiff with wounds and bruises, Tom was a long time in accomplishing this movement; but, when done, he felt a sensible relief from the cooling application to his wounds.