were dewy

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  • Her eyes were dewy, but she lowered them too soon. Cited from The Fool Errant, by Maurice Hewlett
  • Elinor's eyes were dewy with tears and she bent her head until her hair touched his cheek. Cited from A Master's Degree, by Margaret Hill McCarter
  • The long fields by the shore were dewy and fresh in that first fine, purely-tinted light. Cited from Anne's House of Dreams by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  • They were dewy, fruit-like lips, as if Nature were smiling with them at her own handiwork. Cited from The Defenders of Democracy by The Militia of Mercy
  • Ruth, forgetting his command, turned her eyes again on Dicky, and they were dewy. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • Under the brim of the sailor hat Patty's eyes were dewy with happiness. Cited from One Man in His Time, by Ellen Glasgow
  • The old test of dog-love perhaps occurred to Leonard, for his lips trembled, and his eyes were dewy, even while they beamed with gladness. Cited from The Trial, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • "Did Andromeda not love Perseus, think you?" she asked lightly, recovering her smile, albeit her eyes were dewy. Cited from Lady Good-for-Nothing, by A. T. Quiller-Couch
  • The deep, cool valleys were dewy in the midst of a shadowy gray vapor. Cited from The Frontiersmen, by Charles Egbert Craddock
  • One hand rested on Leighton's arm; her face was lifted steadily to his, like a flower to the light; her violet eyes were dewy and sparkling with happiness. Cited from Not Pretty, But Precious, and Other Short Stories, by John Hay, et al.
  • When those two young Forsytes emerged from the chine lane, and set their faces East towards the sun, there was not a cloud in heaven, and the Downs were dewy. Cited from To Let, by John Galsworthy
  • She was still sitting helpless in her wretchedness when Amy knocked at the door, and came in glowing with blushes and smiles, though her eyelashes were dewy with tears. Cited from The Heir of Redclyffe, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Pauline was marvelously beautiful; the violet eyes were dewy with emotion, and her ripe, coral lips wreathed with a smile of trembling joyousness. Cited from Beulah, by Augusta J. Evans
  • On the shoulders of the god were dewy wings of brilliant whiteness; and though the pinions were at rest, yet the tender down that fringed the feathers wantoned to and fro in tremulous, unceasing play. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2, by Warner
  • "May the blessins ov the poor and persecuted folly on yer path, my purty child!" gratefully exclaimed the old woman, as her eyes rested on the cherub face and infantine figure of her protectress, and they now were dewy and wet with tears. Cited from Ellen Duncan; and The Proctor's Daughter, by William Carleton