Which preposition to use with blur

of Occurrences 65%

The gardens presented a dim blur of shadowsa little blacker, perhaps, where the trees stood.

in Occurrences 24%

He felt pleasantly muzzy, and saw Mr. Bennett's cleancut features rather blurred in outline.

with Occurrences 16%

"How often," complained a voice blurred with sleep, "how often must I tell yewake me, unless the shipchart's allGood God!" At the captain's cry, those who lay in darkness under the thatched roof began to mutter, to rise, and grope out into the trembling light, with sleepy cries of joy.

before Occurrences 13%

When Mandy left her, Deanie tried for a time to tend her frames; but the endlessly turning spools, the edges of the jennies, blurred before her fevered eyes.

on Occurrences 5%

The next twenty-four hours are so full of fateful events that they seem one big blur on the memory.

to Occurrences 5%

A north-easterly snowstorm was blowing furiously, straight up the St Lawrence, making Quebec a partly seen blur to the nearest American patrols and the Heights of Abraham a wild sea of whirling drifts to the nearest British sentries.

into Occurrences 4%

Indeed, he told himself during these crises that he had no earthly interest in the girl, that she was not the sort of woman he desired,while his heart hammered, and the lines of print under his eyes blurred into gray streaks across the page.

for Occurrences 2%

So far, their faces had been mere blurs for me: but now it struck me that all three were rather peculiar; that is, peculiar when seen in a first-class carriage.

through Occurrences 2%

The flutter of birds, among the orange trees, gradually ceased; the sun came slanting over the eastern wall; the gray floor of the compound turned white and blurred through the dancing heat.

at Occurrences 2%

Mooka beside him was watching a faint cloud of mist, the breath of caribou, that blurred at times the dark tree-line in the distance, when one of those mysterious warnings that befall the hunter in the far North rested upon them suddenly like a heavy hand.

without Occurrences 1%

We feel nothing intensely; our experience is a blur without distinct form and outline; in short we are incumbered with too much clay.

after Occurrences 1%

Once at Seattle, when that town was a gray blur after a fire; once at Tacoma, in the days when the steam-tram ran off the rails twice a week; and once at Spokane Falls.

among Occurrences 1%

The Master, Alden, Rrisa, mere vague blurs among the ferns, remained motionless.

beyond Occurrences 1%

Git!" Sourly they shouldered their bed-rolls and went limping down the trail, and when their forms were only blurs beyond the shine of the headlights, the little woman churned Jawn around somehow in the sand and drove back quite as recklessly as she had come.

due Occurrences 1%

The glass used should be extremely thin, to avoid the blur due to double reflections; it may be a selected piece from those made to cover microscopic specimens.

like Occurrences 1%

The walls, ornamented with Flemish tapestry, represent the Seven Labors of Herculesthe bright colors all faded out and blurred like the frescoes.

under Occurrences 1%

It is now certain that the Government has decided to reinforce Major Andersen's command at all hazards" The lines in the Evening Post blurred under his eyes; he passed one broad, bony hand across them, straightened his shoulders, and, setting the unlighted cigar firmly between his teeth, composed himself to read.

above Occurrences 1%

" The clinkered hills, quivering in the west, sank gradually into the heated blur above the plains.

Which preposition to use with  blur