it lingeringly

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  • He drew it to his lips and then released it lingeringly. Cited from Graustark, by George Barr McCutcheon
  • The man carried the hand he held to his lips and kissed it lingeringly. Cited from Mona, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • Honeycutt drew out the box, held it lingeringly, fought his battle all over again, and again went down before the hundred dollars. Cited from The Everlasting Whisper, by Jackson Gregory
  • He pressed it lingeringly, as she had foreseen, then released it and opened the gate for her. Cited from Delia Blanchflower, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • He undressed slowly, and as he took off each garment he looked at it and touched it lingeringly before he laid it aside. Cited from The Bishop's Shadow, by I. T. Thurston
  • Now, each individual year was precious to him; he parted with it lingeringly, unwillingly. Cited from Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson
  • He examined it lingeringly, as though it touched the spring of some choked-up sensibility for which he had no language. Cited from The Custom of the Country, by Edith Wharton
  • Here he smiled, somewhat pleased with his own skill in metaphor, and having rubbed his bow enough, he drew it lingeringly across the 'cello strings. Cited from Ardath, by Marie Corelli
  • They went to it lingeringly, one by one, seeming to feel that perhaps they wronged the ailing Adolph by not staying there to talk him over. Cited from Somewhere in Red Gap, by Harry Leon Wilson
  • He saw it lingeringly and intimately, as Chaucer saw his Pilgrims, or Goldsmith his Village, or Scott his Border peasants. Cited from Platform Monologues, by T. G. Tucker
  • For the third time Burnaby turned slowly toward him, only now his eyes, instead of resting upon the bland countenance for a fraction of a second, surveyed it lingeringly with the detached, absent-minded stare Mrs. Ennis remembered so well. Cited from Best Short Stores of 1921 ... Yearbook of American Short Story
  • Mr. Brimsdown rolled it round his tongue as though it were a vintage port -- pronounced it lingeringly, rolling the "rr's" sonorously, and hissing the "ss's" with a caressing sibilant sound. Cited from The Moon Rock, by Arthur J. Rees