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  • A stenching blast of chloro-stained breath brought the alien's mystifying first words to them.

    First Contact

  • Solomon lay in the stenching hold; his irons clashed as the ship rolled.

    Archive 2010-05-01

  • What a vile, stenching piece of humanity Grayson is!

    Rep. Alan Grayson Gets Confronted By Griff Jenkins From The O’Reilly Factor - DavidS1787’s blog - RedState

  • I know that some have understood this of wild elder, that grows so far from towns or villages that the crowing of cocks cannot reach near it; and doubtless that sort ought to be preferred to the stenching common elder that grows about decayed and ruined places; but others have understood this in a higher sense, not literal, but allegorical, according to the method of the

    Five books of the lives, heroic deeds and sayings of Gargantua and his son Pantagruel

  • Also swing by and say hi to peth who wrote the most incredibly frightening story featuring words like "birthing bed", "foul stenching", and "Devil's Tot" just 'cuz I asked her to.

    weeme Diary Entry

  • It was not only the smoke from the burning cotton barns, or the din of the angering crowds in public squares and down the stenching side-streets.

    Jimgrim

  • As the girl passed through the stenching, many-hued bazaar, the roar would cease for a second and then rise again.

    Rung Ho

  • That was the spirit of sahibdom that is not always quite commendable; it is the spirit that takes Anglo-Saxon women to the seething, stenching plains and holds them there high-chinned to stiffen their men-folk by courageous example, but it leads, too, to things not quite so womanly and good.

    Rung Ho

  • Rotting carcasses of horses and cattle, killed by the rebels 'artillery-fire, lay stenching here and there, and there was no possibility of disposing of them.

    Rung Ho

  • Swiftly and silently along the moonlit road he sped, the dispatch-rider who had come from the blue hills of Alsace across the war-scorched area into the din and fire and stenching suffocation and red-running streams of Picardy "for service as required."

    Tom Slade Motorcycle Dispatch Bearer

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