mark (something) with a white stone

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mark (something) with a white stone

obsolete To consider or indicate that something is very favorable, fortunate, or pleasurable. Usually used in passive constructions. Those are days that shall forever be marked with a white stone in my mind.
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mark something with a white stone

regard something as especially fortunate or happy.
In ancient times a white stone was traditionally used as a memorial of a happy event.
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History itself is now marked with a white stone every day since that first Easter Sunday until the end of time because time, once marred by our failures and losses, is redeemed by compassion without limits.