tender caress

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  • Then she left her for the night with many a cheering word and tender caress. Cited from Gentleman From Indiana, by Booth Tarkington
  • He welcomed her with a smile, and drawing her into his arms added a tender caress. Cited from Elsie at the World's Fair, by Martha Finley
  • Drew to me near, drew my brows up to the tender Caress of her hands. Cited from Perpetual Light, by William Rose Benet
  • He soothed me with his charming voice; he brought me back to myself with his tender caresses. Cited from The Law and the Lady, by Wilkie Collins
  • They were quite alone in the vast hall -- no prying eyes to see that tender caress. Cited from The Baronet's Bride, by May Agnes Fleming
  • She sank upon her knees beside his chair, and putting her arms around his neck, gave and received a tender caress. Cited from Virgie's Inheritance, by Mrs. Georgie Sheldon
  • He answered her look with a smile and a tender caress. Cited from Elsie's Girlhood, by Martha Finley
  • "Dear child!" was all he said in reply, accompanying the words with a tender caress. Cited from Christmas with Grandma Elsie, by Martha Finley [AKA: Martha Farquharson]
  • My mother's tender caresses and my father's smile of benevolent pleasure while regarding me are my first recollections. Cited from Frankenstein, by Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
  • Her eyes made him brave and strong, and her "we" throbbed in his thoughts like a warm and tender caress. Cited from The Place Beyond the Winds, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • The prince, accustomed to bright faces and tender caresses, broke away from her in terror to run back to his brother and sisters. Cited from Cleopatra, by Georg Ebers, v6
  • It was very pleasant to be home again; to see the loving looks and to receive the tender caresses of my mother and sister. Cited from For The Admiral, by W.J. Marx
  • A tender caress accompanied the words, and was returned with equal ardor. Cited from Elsie's Girlhood, by Martha Finley
  • "What thing, daughter?" he asked, soothing her with tender caresses, as still holding her to his breast, he walked rapidly toward home. Cited from Elsie's Motherhood, by Martha Finley [AKA: Martha Farquharson]
  • "My darling, my beloved child!" he whispered, putting his arm about her and holding her fast with tender caresses. Cited from The Two Elsies, by Martha Finley
  • No tender caresses Ever to know, Nor guidance, nor blessing-- Poor little Joe. Cited from Debris, by Madge Morris [AKA: Madge Morris Wagner]
  • The children came and flung themselves, laughing, into the Minister's arms, and hung about him with all manner of tender caresses. Cited from The Children's Portion, ed. by Robert W. Shoppell
  • One morning the empress sat down on the side of her husband's bed and began to overwhelm him with loving words and tender caresses. Cited from Roumanian Fairy Tales, by Various
  • This tender caress produced a revulsion in his heart and he shuddered. Cited from The Redemption of David Corson, by Charles Frederic Goss
  • Around the village there would be a few trees, and on these the early Spring of the Midi had laid her fingers in tender caress. Cited from Swirling Waters, by Max Rittenberg
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