Which preposition to use with blacken

with Occurrences 51%

The newcomers, stained with blood and blackened with gunpowder, with dishevelled hair and bare arms, climbed on the benches, stairs, and galleries; and in every part were shouts of "Down with the regency!

in Occurrences 15%

Thus, the moon being very bright, and the desolation of the valley reasonably clear to the eye, it appeared to me, as I looked that I saw a movement among certain of the fungi which had not burnt, but stood up shriveled and blackened in the valley.

from Occurrences 5%

But when on high you see the bees repair, Borne on the winds through distant tracts of air, 70 And view the winged cloud all blackening from afar; While shady coverts and fresh streams they choose, Milfoil and common honeysuckles bruise, And sprinkle on their hives the fragrant juice.

after Occurrences 2%

Captain Wells, at the head of the Miamies, led the van, his face blackened after the manner of the Indians.

at Occurrences 2%

In a very moist soil the water penetrates too much into the tissues, detaches the bark, the plant blackens at the root, and a white fungus attaches to the main stem and lower branches; it becomes feeble, diseased, and dies.

like Occurrences 2%

"The same," replied the other, his brow blackening like thunder, while a trembling passed over his body.

on Occurrences 2%

Two seeds are simply blackened on one side, the reverse containing nothing.

into Occurrences 1%

And the clouds to glow a little redly; and so to rise, and presently to blacken into the night.

between Occurrences 1%

"In the barren soil may the ploughshare rust, While the sword grows bright with its fatal labor, And blackens between each man and neighbor The perilous cloud of a vague distrust!

of Occurrences 1%

Mitford's Greece I read continually; my father had put me on my guard against the Tory prejudices of this writer, and his perversions of facts for the whitewashing of despots, and blackening of popular institutions.

without Occurrences 1%

If it blackens without igniting, the heat is deemed sufficient.

out Occurrences 1%

These, I say, should be stamped and blackened out of every newspaper with the thickest black of the Russian censor.

round Occurrences 1%

From the time that we hear the prophetic rhymes the spell begins, and the clouds blacken round us, till they close the tale in a night of horror.

to Occurrences 1%

The overleaning walls were blackened to a great height by the smoke from the chimneys.

by Occurrences 1%

During this brief interval, the brow of the Rover was dark and angry as the surface of the element on which he lived, when blackened by the tempest.

beyond Occurrences 1%

I greatly fear it leaks, for my middle finger is blackened beyond hope of cleansing, and though not ten minutes ago Mr. Brand inked himself very comprehensively filling it for me, already it requires frequent shakings to make it write at all.

Which preposition to use with  blacken