Her work was so perfect that Athena, enraged at being unable to find any blemish in it, tore it to pieces.
She was desperate to hide any blemish on her version of ancestor Annie Quincy's sainthood.
He held office for life and was required by custom to be of full age, in possession of all his faculties and without any remarkable blemish of mind or body.
That reputation could not possibly help Evelyn's standing in the clan either; the sooner the clan forgot the blemish of a friend, the sooner they'd accept Evelyn.
The first is connected with the great blemish of Gargantua and Pantagruel - their extreme coarseness of language and imagery.
But a serious blemish was his persistent separation of trees from herbs, a distinction whose falsity had been exposed by Jung and others, but to which Ray tried to give scientific foundation by denying the existence of buds in the latter.
Men may seem detestable as joint stock-companies and nations; knaves, fools, and murderers there may be; men may have mean and meagre faces; but man, in the ideal, is so noble and so sparkling, such a grand and glowing creature, that over any ignominious blemish in him all his fellows should run to throw their costliest robes.
Nevertheless, Leviathan is of so mighty a magnitude, all his proportions are so stately, that the same deficiency which in the sculptured Jove were hideous, in him is no blemish at all.
The province of Posen was long the worst-educated part of the German dominions, but of recent years this blemish has been removed.