1 Levin knew very well that "a touch of mildew" meant that his English seed oats were already ruined.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 2: Chapter 13
2 I do value my idea and my work awfully; but in reality only consider this: all this world of ours is nothing but a speck of mildew, which has grown up on a tiny planet.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 4: Chapter 7
3 A vulgar flaring paper adorned the walls, but it was blotched in places with mildew, and here and there great strips had become detached and hung down, exposing the yellow plaster beneath.
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4 There was a damp odour of mildew.
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5 The brown cube of a house stirred and awakened; it seemed to be in motion; it welcomed her back from shopping; it lost its mildewed repression.
6 His bald purplish head now looked for all the world like a mildewed skull.
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7 Here and there, a mildewed jessamine or honeysuckle hung raggedly from some ornamental support, which had been pushed to one side by being used as a horse-post.
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8 The ledge, where I placed my candle, had a few mildewed books piled up in one corner; and it was covered with writing scratched on the paint.
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9 There is a strange unwholesome smell upon the room, like mildewed corduroys, sweet apples wanting air, and rotten books.
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