1 She had marred him for a moment, if he had wounded her for an age.
2 Yet it was watching him, with its beautiful marred face and its cruel smile.
3 The moment she touched actual life, she marred it, and it marred her, and so she passed away.
4 The vicious cruelty that marred the fine lines of the mouth had, no doubt, appeared at the very moment that the girl had drunk the poison, whatever it was.
5 No winter marred his face or stained his flowerlike bloom.
6 Basil had painted the portrait that had marred his life.
7 Its mere memory had marred many moments of joy.
8 There was something subtly wrong with the face, some coarseness of expression, some hardness, perhaps, of eye, some looseness of lip which marred its perfect beauty.
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9 There was something of Mr. Pickwick's benevolence in his appearance, marred only by the insincerity of the fixed smile and by the hard glitter of those restless and penetrating eyes.
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10 This was a truly thrilling scene, though some persons might have thought that the sudden tumbling down of a quantity of long red hair rather marred the effect of the villain's death.
11 He put his hands in his coat pockets and turned back eagerly to his scrutiny of the house, as though my presence marred the sacredness of the vigil.
12 This plot accordingly was marred, and Giulio's schemes baulked, in consequence of a chance meeting.
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13 The mutilation of the savage has its tragic survival in the self-denial that mars our lives.
14 The faintest sound, as of the cackling of the geese in the Capitol, the least departure from some ordinary routine, the most trifling mistake or error, mars the whole enterprise.
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15 He had but one marring thought; he was willing that the dog should play with his pinchbug, but he did not think it was upright in him to carry it off.