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We must efface the legend," said Pittrino, in a melancholy tone.
The fresh beauty of the following morning did something to efface from our minds the grim and gray impression which had been left upon both of us by our first experience of Baskerville Hall.
No new impressions could efface those which are so deeply cut.
It was one of those Titanic struggles which Time cannot efface from the memory.
His one terror was to do anything which might efface the sound and impression of her words; his one thought, that he should never again feel quite alone.
Why had I permitted the rapid development of new situations to efface the recollection of that menacing danger?
Move about as much as you like; walk up and down in any part of the room, write, efface, destroy, burn, - nothing like that will prevent me from going to sleep or even prevent me from snoring, but do not touch either the key or the handle of the door, for I should start up in a moment, and that would shake my nerves and make me ill.
I did not mean anything, I was only joking," he said, smiling shyly and trying to efface his offense.
But no brush was able to efface completely the expression of happiness, so that Mrs.
And when Tarzan of the Apes elected to adopt stealth, no creature in all the jungle could move so silently or so completely efface himself from the sight of an enemy.
You see, I am willing to admit, for the sake of the argument, that matter exists; and what I am about to do is to efface you by your own argument.
No, I shan't, but I 'll tell about Puttel's playing on the piano," said Maud, anxious to efface the memory of her momentary weakness.