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  • After all these months of friendship it was the first approach to a caress that had passed between them. Cited from The Real Adventure, by Henry Kitchell Webster
  • He pronounced her name so much as if it were a caress that his mistress laughed, and he joined in it. Cited from Wyoming, Story of Outdoor West, by William M Raine
  • He patted her head, the nearest approach to a caress that he ever gave her, and left her without saying a word. Cited from Probable Sons, by Amy LeFeuvre
  • There was a restraint in both his voice and his caress that told me he was still thinking of the conversation of the night before. Cited from Revelations of a Wife, The Story of a Honeymoon, by Adele Garrison
  • The caress that filled her voice was plain. Cited from Lin McLean, by Owen Wister
  • He wanted to remember every act, every word, every treasured caress that chained him for all time to the love he had lost. Cited from Valley Of Silent Men, by James Oliver Curwo
  • Then he lifted her hand to his lips in a caress that was full of sympathy and respect, and silently left the room. Cited from A Knight Of The Nineteenth Century, E. P. Roe
  • Something touched his forehead and stroked it, with the caress that only a woman's hand can give. Cited from The White Desert, by Courtney Ryley Cooper
  • So passionless was the little caress that, perhaps more than anything else, it typified the change in their relation. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • There was a familiar feeling in the soft pressure of the earth beneath his feet; it was like a caress that made him strong and gave him new life. Cited from Pelle the Conqueror, V4, Martin Anderson Nexo
  • O may she always meet success In every scheme and job, And still continue to caress That honest statesman Bob. Cited from Life And Letters Of John Gay (1685-1732), by Lewis Melville
  • There was happiness enough in the caress that would fain have silenced him. Cited from Heartsease or Brother's Wife by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • And she pressed her pelerine over her heart once more -- not perhaps on this occasion to restrain, but doubtless only to caress that generous heart. Cited from The Crime of Sylvestre Bonnard by Anatole France 3
  • And if I was only her friend, was that a reason why she should permit in me the thousand intimacies of look and caress that are the novitiate of love? Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 3, No. 16, February, 1859, by Various
  • With an irresistible impulse he took the hand in his and lifted it to his lips in a lingering caress that could not be mistaken. Cited from When Knighthood Was in Flower, by Charles Major
  • The harshest word is soon excused and overlooked by the smile and the caress that are sure to follow. Cited from A String of Amber Beads, by Martha Everts Holden
  • He drew her into his arms and held her for a moment while she laid her lips, softly and gracefully, to his cheek, in the first voluntary caress that she had ever given him. Cited from Virgie's Inheritance, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • Always on leaving he gave her a tender little peck and ran his beak the length of her wing -- a characteristic caress that he delighted to bestow on her. Cited from The Song of the Cardinal/Gene Stratton-Porter
  • And in the voice was that hint of a sensual caress that, I admit, bewildered both my will and judgment. Cited from The Garden of Survival, by Algernon Blackwood
  • It is not in resisting advances, nor in taking offense at too bold a caress that a woman is enabled to maintain her virtue. Cited from Life, Leter, and Philosophy of Ninon de L'Enclos, Robinson and Overton
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