strawberry-mark love



from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A kind of birth-mark; a vascular nævus, of reddish color and soft consistency, like a strawberry.


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  • She informs him, that, beautiful as the young wife is, she has a strawberry-mark on her shoulder.

    Filipino Popular Tales

  • I will endeavour to show that, though heredity and habit based on memory go about in different dresses, yet if we catch them separately -- for they are never seen together -- and strip them there is not a mole nor strawberry-mark, nor trick nor leer of the one, but we find it in the other also.

    Essays on Life, Art and Science

  • Fate in all -- he had, not "a strawberry-mark on his left arm," but a cut from a juvenile brickbat over his right eye, slightly affecting the play of that eyebrow.

    If, Yes and Perhaps Four Possibilities and Six Exaggerations with Some Bits of Fact

  • Antony said nothing, and Bill went on happily to himself, "I perceive from the strawberry-mark on your shirt-front that you had strawberries for dessert.

    The Red House Mystery

  • I bare it before your eyes, and here it is -- it is the strawberry-mark; come to my bosom, I am your long-lost brother. "

    Literary and Social Essays


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