would caress

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  • Then he put his hand upon her hair, as though he would caress her. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • Today he would caress his wife, to-morrow place her under military arrest. Cited from The Empire of Russia, by John S. C. Abbott
  • He would caress her and stroke her hair, and took delight in having her near to him. Cited from Mr. Scarborough's Family, by Anthony Trollope
  • He could feel how the water would caress his body, tepid and soothing. Cited from "Contemptible", by "Casualty"
  • He never would take his corn but from his dear Grandchamp; and then he would caress me with his head. Cited from Cinq Mars, by Alfred de Vigny, v3
  • But he would caress all memory of pain away, and surely this meeting would only be the forerunner of others to come. Cited from Three Weeks, by Elinor Glyn
  • She wished intensely that he would caress her a little -- although she was unaware of the desire. Cited from The Point of View, by Elinor Glyn
  • The strings would be the strands of your hair and my bow would caress them. Cited from The Black Cross, by Olive M. Briggs
  • With his glowing arms he would caress you, Make you pure and with his kisses bless you. Cited from Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year, by E.C. Hartwell
  • "You would torture sometimes, and then you would caress." Cited from His Hour, by Elinor Glyn
  • And then she would caress me And brush my hair away, And tell me not to question, But to run about my play. Cited from Complete Works of James Whitcomb Riley, Vol I
  • Then Suzanne would make fun of me and Alix would caress me, and that did me good. Cited from Strange True Stories of Louisiana, by George Washington Cable
  • But we may sprinkle our handkerchiefs with it, and we should, if we would caress our noses with an air. Cited from The Tale of Chloe by George Meredith
  • He was naturally an ill-tempered dog, growling at the hand that would caress him, even although it were his master's. Cited from The Dog, by William Youatt
  • Such beings, of course, would caress their favorites and torture their offenders. Cited from The Destiny of the Soul, by William Rounseville Alger
  • She used to dress her like a doll, and when visitors were present, she would caress her and call her a good child and her darling, and that was all. Cited from Liza, by Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
  • It was inevitable that she should surround herself with attractive men, whose love-locks she would caress and whose flatteries she would greedily accept. Cited from Famous Affinities of History (All), Lyndon Orr
  • Fanny took both her sister's hands in hers and gently drew her to her breast as a mother, full of gentle pity, would caress and console an unhappy child. Cited from Bought and Paid For, by Arthur Hornblow
  • Goethe's peculiarities were exhibited to the full: first he would growl at me, then to make it all up again he would caress me, with the most flattering words. Cited from World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 6, by Various
  • Sometimes she would caress him with pretty, fascinating ways, as if her heart longed to lavish on him all the tenderness which had been gathering intensity during all the long years of separation. Cited from Sister Carmen, by M. Corvus [Tr.: Kate Dykers]
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