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  • I don't remember ever to have received a single caress from my father. Cited from Stories of Modern French Novels: Scribners Ed.
  • And not till the following year would the boy again know what a caress from his father meant. Cited from The Torrent (Entre Naranjos), by Vicente Blasco Ibanez
  • I chose that rather than doing without a caress from him for the same length of time. Cited from Elsie's Vacation and After Events, by Martha Finley
  • Was he tempted to take a caress from her sweet face, as he had taken it years ago? Cited from Verner's Pride, by Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Never a day passed without a caress from it. Cited from South Sea Tales, by Jack London
  • The children would stop their games and run forward to meet him in order to receive a caress from him, while the young girls whispered together and seemed to avoid him. Cited from The Grip of Desire, by Hector France
  • She pillowed her head on Miriam's shoulder, like a child that would force a caress from the hand that has just been striking it. Cited from The Wild Olive, by Basil King
  • So presently the collie wearied of waiting for a caress from a man whose caresses, at best, he did not greatly value. Cited from Bruce, by Albert Payson Terhune
  • "O papa, I'd rather do without nuts for the rest of the winter than a whole week without a caress from you!" she exclaimed. Cited from Elsie's Vacation and After Events, by Martha Finley
  • The horse whinnied angrily at first, but permitted a caress from the actress's fingers. Cited from The Trespasser, by G. Parker, v3
  • It was her passionate desire to be just; it touched Ralph to the heart, affected him like a caress from a creature he had injured. Cited from The Portrait of a Lady, Vol 2, by Henry James
  • Polly received the chastisement with the utmost delight and actually seemed to look upon it as a form of caress from the enraged Jo. Cited from Molly Brown's Orchard Home, by Nell Speed
  • The lightest contact, the slightest caress from him, added a seriousness to her face, making it very lovely under its heightened color, and strangely childlike. Cited from Between Friends, by Robert W. Chambers
  • There was a faint, peculiar but powerful odor of uncovered earth in the air, and the touch of the wind was like a caress from a moist magnetic hand. Cited from Wayside Courtships, by Hamlin Garland
  • She advanced timidly, with a reluctance which she was not wholly able to conceal, and passively submitted to a caress from the nurse. Cited from Jack's Ward, by Horatio Alger, Jr.
  • There was a faint but magical odor of uncovered earth in the air, and the touch of the wind was like a caress from a moist, magnetic hand. Cited from Other Main-Travelled Roads, by Hamlin Garland
  • The bolder ones met his gaze with a blush: perhaps they too would have liked, just as the little children, to receive a caress from the handsome Cure of Althausen. Cited from The Grip of Desire, by Hector France
  • After five years of unloved loneliness, this first spontaneous caress from his wife, with its delicate suggestion of intimacy, seemed to break down invisible barriers and set new life coursing in his veins. Cited from The Great Amulet, by Maud Diver
  • He said nothing, but munched his crust of bread with good appetite, and bestowed a caress from time to time on his beloved, on the miserable bedstead that took up two-thirds of his room. Cited from Diderot and the Encyclopaedists (Vol 1 of 2), by John Morley
  • A great fall of spread out light, like a caress from the rising sun, enveloped the waking world; and, with this light, a gay, rapid, brutal hope invaded the heart of the Viscount! Cited from Comedy of Marriage & Other Tales, Maupassant
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