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Frank J. Wilstach, comp.  A Dictionary of Similes.  1916.
 
Stained
 
Stained like pale honey oozed from topmost rocks
Sun-bleached the lifelong summer.
            —Robert Browning
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  Stained, like meerschaum, through and through.
            —Oliver Wendell Holmes
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    Stain’d, as meadows yet not dry,
With miry slime left on them by a flood.
            —William Shakespeare
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