It is the father and the mother of the commonplace, and it is the commonplace, like a loathsome slug, that beslimes and destroys love.
"The Valley of the Moon" by Jack London
You imagined the worm-beslimed fibres the plant, and all things beautiful you deemed cant.
"The Second Thoughts of An Idle Fellow" by Jerome K. Jerome
Rifle and machine-gun were beslimed.
"Now It Can Be Told" by Philip Gibbs
Nothing beslimes like a fawning tongue.
"Wise or Otherwise" by Lydia Leavitt
Come, let us beslime him with the breath of suspicion.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 120, October, 1867." by Various