The grateful animal subsequently recognized him when he had been captured and thrown to the wild beasts in the circus, and, instead of attacking him, began to caress him (Aelian, De Nat.
He reached out and ran a finger down her cheek in a soft caress that increased her pulse.
I don't think she has any special tenderness for them--I have never seen her caress them; but she dresses and undresses them many times during the day and handles them exactly as she has seen her mother and the nurse handle her baby sister.
When his other hand moved up her arm in a caress, her pulse quickened.
Even then the fear of a "difference" between Monmouth and James, duke of York, exercised men's minds, and every caress or promotion kept the fear alive.
Thus Mme Perier tells us that he disliked to see her caress her children, and would not allow the beauty of any woman to be talked of in his presence.
Coupling words with a gentle caress or lifting her into his arms and carrying her to their bedroom never failed to excite her.
His fingers slid down her cheek in an exciting caress as his gaze searched her face hungrily.
He lay down on the edge of it and I burned with longing to caress him and lie down too.
The brief visual contact was like a caress, warming her cheeks and heart.
His fingers slid down her arms in a tingling caress as he relinquished the embrace.
Its warm touch seemed so like a human caress, I really thought it was a sentient being, capable of loving and protecting me.