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from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The state of being murksome; darkness.


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  • And, after all, although it proved the _alter ego_ and speaking likeness of my embossed Bombay cap and golden spectacles, she found the fault that it rendered my complexion of a too excessive murksomeness; not reflecting (with feminine imperceptivity) that, the material being black as a Stygian, this criticism applied to the portraitures of all alike!

    Baboo Jabberjee, B.A.


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