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touch Sentence Examples

  • Sir, is there some way we can get in touch with you?

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  • I will not advise getting in touch with our feelings or even group hugs.

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  • "Did he touch you?" he asked sharply.

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  • He doesn't want to give up but he's afraid to even touch the equipment much less pack it up.

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  • His touch was like an electric shock, forcing her heart to pound.

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  • A touch of humor came into his eyes.

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  • "His sister," she said, a touch of distain entering her tone.

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  • Only in a dream, she thought sluggishly and reached out to touch his cheek.

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  • We kept in touch with Aunt Clara.

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  • His eyes held a touch of humor.

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  • I didn't get you the full touch screen, though.

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  • His eyes twinkled and his voice held a touch of humor.

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  • The rain didn't touch the Watcher, and Jule crossed his arms.

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  • "Bianca, I won't touch you," he replied, then added, "unless you want me to."

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  • You can't touch her.

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  • She'd never known the power of a single touch until everyone who touched her hurt her!

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  • A medallion of Homer hangs on the wall of my study, conveniently low, so that I can easily reach it and touch the beautiful, sad face with loving reverence.

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  • She gasped, reaching out to touch the kitten.

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  • His voice still had a bitter edge, but there was a touch of musing in it now.

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  • As the number of touch points with other countries rises, so must our shared understanding of acceptable conduct.

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  • It kind of puts you in touch with reality.

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  • "Very well, I won't touch it," decided the kitten; "but you must keep it away from me, for the smell is very tempting."

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  • "Phoo!" snarled the kitten; "I wouldn't touch the nasty things!"

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  • A touch of humor lurked in Señor Medena's dark eyes, but he continued as if he didn't notice.

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  • "Take it easy," his deep voice continued with a touch of concern.

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  • Nearly all of the exhibitors seemed perfectly willing to let me touch the most delicate things, and they were very nice about explaining everything to me.

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  • Her soft touch did more than erase the worry from his brow.

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  • There was a touch of hesitation in his voice.

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  • More people using passports to travel internationally will increase understanding and help reduce touch points that could lead to war.

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  • One carried me in his arms so that my feet would not touch the water.

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  • She hesitated then reached for him, her cool touch soothing the fury in his blood.

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  • A touch of humor flashed in those blue pools, and then it was gone.

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  • Even his hands were muscular, and she couldn't help comparing his light touch to Talon's brutal grip.

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  • One of us chatted with Merrill Cooms weekly, simply keeping in touch with our benefactor.

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  • He even keeps in touch with some of them.

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  • His hands were rough and calloused, but his touch was light and opened the comforting flow of energy between them.

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  • A realization he'd never touch them again didn't dispel the feeling I was prying into his world.

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  • His skin was cold to the touch; his breath hung in the air as he moved.

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  • The sense that had told her where he was intensified within her, as if they were close enough for their souls to touch again.

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  • The value of a man is not in his skin, that we should touch him.

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  • I'll be in touch but please don't trace my calls.

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  • Pierre, carefully stretching his neck so as not to touch the quilt, followed her suggestion and pressed his lips to the large boned, fleshy hand.

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  • Don't touch me, don't touch me, don't touch me!

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  • At his touch, her visions quieted.

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  • The earth seemed benumbed by his icy touch, and the very spirits of the trees had withdrawn to their roots, and there, curled up in the dark, lay fast asleep.

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  • Try rooibos tea with a touch of agave nectar and hazelnut milk, or for a simple classic, add a touch of rich soy milk to balance the bitterness of green tea.

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  • His touch sent a tremor of fire through her, and she was embarrassed to feel her hormones stir.

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  • The touch of some hands is an impertinence.

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  • This reminds me that Dr. Hale used to give a personal touch to his letters to me by pricking his signature in braille.

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  • You lower the tines until they touch the ground.

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  • I remember his caressing touch as he led me from tree to tree, from vine to vine, and his eager delight in whatever pleased me.

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  • Mr. Higinbotham, President of the World's Fair, kindly gave me permission to touch the exhibits, and with an eagerness as insatiable as that with which Pizarro seized the treasures of Peru, I took in the glories of the Fair with my fingers.

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  • She stretched and tried to relax, but her mind kept returning to Cade - thinking of his warm touch on the palm of her hand.

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  • I tried to touch a hand rail next to me, but I just passed through it!

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  • Helen's mind is so gifted by nature that she seems able to understand with only the faintest touch of explanation every possible variety of external relations.

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  • "My dear!" exclaimed his mother imploringly, again laying her hand on his arm as if that touch might soothe or rouse him.

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  • He didn't understand it, except that Bianca's touch finished what Sofi started.

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  • Whatever lingered from his touch faded without disappearing.

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  • Jule lifted her chin, his warm touch and nearness stirring her blood.

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  • His touch turned electric, and his magic skimmed her blood.

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  • He didn't touch her, but the magics sparked between them.

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  • He felt cold as soon as he stepped away, and the urge to touch her again thrummed through his body.

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  • She rubbed its forehead and leaned forward to touch its neck, marveling at how soft its hair was.

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  • What if he was the only person on the planet that could ever touch her again because of her wacky visions?

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  • Now in 1812, to anyone living in close touch with these people it was apparent that these undercurrents were acting strongly and nearing an eruption.

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  • Afraid of what she'd feel, she resisted the urge to touch them.

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  • "Don't touch me," said Rostov, drawing back.

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  • Keep in touch with people.

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  • The plague does not touch him.

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  • Sometimes the sky seemed to be rising high, high overhead, and then it seemed to sink so low that one could touch it with one's hand.

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  • He followed her out of the room, guiding her through the door with a light touch on her waist.

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  • His energy rippled through her, making her gasp at the intensity of the touch that lit her blood on fire.

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  • That the Jesuits were the instigators of the plot there is no evidence, but they were in close touch with the conspirators, of whose designs Garnet had a general knowledge.

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  • In the Zapotec district the Wiyatao or high-priest of Zopaa was a divine ruler before whom all prostrated themselves with faces to the ground; he was even too sacred to allow his foot to touch the earth, and was only seen carried in a litter.

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  • She had previously obtained permission from General Loring, Supt. of the Museum, for me to touch the statues, especially those which represented my old friends in the "Iliad" and "Aeneid."

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  • It should be said that any double-case watch with the crystal removed serves well enough for a blind person whose touch is sufficiently delicate to feel the position of the hands and not disturb or injure them.

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  • Her untaught, unsatisfied hands destroy whatever they touch because they do not know what else to do with things.

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  • Let him go and come freely, let him touch real things and combine his impressions for himself, instead of sitting indoors at a little round table, while a sweet-voiced teacher suggests that he build a stone wall with his wooden blocks, or make a rainbow out of strips of coloured paper, or plant straw trees in bead flower-pots.

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  • I said, "The clouds touch the mountain softly, like beautiful flowers."

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  • Without a touch of remorse you drive the father from his land, clasping to his bosom his household gods and his half-naked children.

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  • Bolkonski only tried not to lose touch with it, and looked around bewildered and unable to grasp what was happening in front of him.

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  • "Don't touch me!" she warned again.

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  • "Of course not," added Jim, with a touch of scorn; "those little wooden legs of yours are not half as long as my own."

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  • She keeps the relative position of the keys by an occasional touch of the little finger on the outer edge of the board.

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  • Miss Keller's reading of the manual alphabet by her sense of touch seems to cause some perplexity.

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  • Lie still, stay like that then, I won't touch you.

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  • "My dear," she said to her son, once more stimulating him by a touch, "you promised me!"

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  • Why, when we were retreating from Sventsyani we dare not touch a stick or a wisp of hay or anything.

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  • The French generals lost touch with the Russian army of sixty thousand men, and according to Thiers it was only eventually found, like a lost pin, by the skill--and apparently the genius--of Murat.

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  • He said she deserved the rest and he wanted her to keep in touch with her friends.

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  • Alex helped the man get the luggage into the trunk and then hurried to assist Carmen into the car before the man could touch her.

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  • We've kept in touch.

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  • I graduated two years ahead of her and didn't keep in touch.

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  • His skin was warm to the touch.

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  • She wanted to hate Bordeaux for what he had done, but like a shameless hussy, she still longed to hear his voice - feel his touch.

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  • Eventually her attempts to tame him paid off, and he allowed her to touch him - provided she was careful not to move too quickly.

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  • You know, that family room could use a woman's touch.

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  • It's only natural that men want to touch you.

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  • He was leaning down to meet her, but they couldn't seem to touch.

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  • Not without establishing some way of staying in touch.

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  • Maybe it was his looming death, or maybe it was the energy from her cool touch that calmed him from the inside out, but he wondered what life would've been like had his family survived.

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  • Every time we touch.

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  • "I'll be quick, kiri," he whispered, withdrawing from her cool touch.

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  • She leaned into him, needing more of his magic and his touch.

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  • He took her hand and pulled her close enough for their bodies to touch.

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  • I want you to sense my magic without touch.

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  • "Why can't I touch anyone else but you without seeing … horrible things?" she asked as the silence grew uncomfortable.

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  • "You're not allowed to touch me," she reminded him.

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  • I think I can teach myself how to keep from seeing deaths whenever I touch someone.

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  • "If only you could touch horses," Grande said with a sigh of exaggerated melancholy.

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  • His lips brushed hers, and she felt something within her melt at the simple touch.

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  • She didn't resist his touch.

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  • You have the option to touch me or not.

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  • "I wanted to see if you're to the point where you don't need human touch," Damian said, gesturing to the pictures.

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  • Sofia gripped it, the touch enough to reveal a future like Traci's, filled with love and joy.

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  • She ached to touch him but refused, hugging herself more tightly instead.

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  • Sofia forced herself not to recoil, afraid to touch anyone.

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  • She'd been quiet for a day or two, going everywhere with him, a companion in his head who was beyond the touch of his angry master.

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  • She saw the thaw from the cactus daring anyone to touch him to the man she'd spoken to on the phone.

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  • I can't touch Czerno.

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  • She watched him turn a page and touch it.

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  • Would it be as strong as hers had been to Gabriel, where she'd ached for him to touch her, no matter how little sense it made?

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  • The simple, purposeful touch reinforced what she already knew.

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  • His touch went down the side of her neck, lingered on her collarbone then continued down her arm.

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  • Deidre felt herself breathless and consumed before the end of their first kiss, yielding to the intensity of his kiss and the firmness of his touch.

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  • If his touch was hard to resist last night, it was crippling today.

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  • "Don't touch me!" she hissed.

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  • He stopped close enough for their bodies to touch if she breathed in too deeply.

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  • His cool touch calmed her this time, parted the reeling emotions and chaotic thoughts.

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  • Deidre felt Harmony's light touch as the death dealer brushed her hair aside.

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  • As much as she hated herself for feeling it, she needed his touch to calm her.

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  • His cold gaze was piercing, his frame tense despite her touch.

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  • A kiss and an eyes-closed hug was all they were allowed, followed by a smiling promise from the state-appointed villain, "We'll be in touch."

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  • The woman who brought sunshine into every room, who managed to touch his sick heart.

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  • "Gabriel will kill you if you touch me," she said quietly.

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  • She'd never let him touch her like that before, but she found his touch calming.

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  • I'll wait to touch you until after.

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  • He didn't say he'd ask to touch her.

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  • She gasped, the heat and energy of his touch making her shiver.

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  • Their history made him want to touch her, to feel the softness of her skin before waking her to gaze into the huge blue-green eyes that were able to stop him in his tracks.

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  • One arm tightened instinctively around her while he lifted the other to touch the soft skin of her neck.

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  • She was affected by his touch.

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  • The raised eyebrow expressed her disapproval of his sudden appearance in a way that made him want to touch her and remind her that he did what he wanted now.

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  • Gabriel growled at her, the brief touch enough to stir desire.

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  • Don't touch me without permission.

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  • I'll touch and kiss you whenever I feel like it.

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  • When you touch someone, you feel nothing, not the warmth of their skin or the smoothness.

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  • She dwelled on Gabriel's touch, lost momentarily.

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  • She closed her eyes at the cool touch.

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  • The tool lit up at Gabriel's touch, the symbols swirling around the edges then settling.

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  • She touched a branch gingerly, uncertain if the trees here were sensitive to touch or not.

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  • Don't touch my clothes.

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  • Forced into hiding by the circumstances of the past two weeks, Gabriel's yearning for his mate emerged stronger than ever at her passionate kisses and touch.

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  • The Dark One's touch calmed her air instantly.

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  • Removed her tumor, immortalized her and now, could comfort her with a single touch.

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  • Darkyn was claiming his territory with one small touch.

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  • He would never hurt her, but he'd never again touch her as he had the other day, either.

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  • She captured his neck in the noose of her arms, directing his head down to her with a gentle touch of her hand on the back of his neck.

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  • She reached out to touch his shoulder and then hesitated.

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  • I thought you didn't want me to touch you.

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  • I wanted you to touch me.

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  • She gave them her sister's address and telephone number and promised to keep in touch.

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  • Gabriel didn't touch his.

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  • He went through the routine: touch, portal, emerge somewhere new.

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  • She was lost in a haze of heat and dark spices, of his hot kisses and solid strength, until his touch left her.

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  • Deidre touched him tentatively, awed by his size and the gentleness of his touch.

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  • "So you let Gabe touch you but not me," Rhyn said, bristling.

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  • Her blood still raced whenever she thought of his hot touch branding her body.

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  • He was so close … and couldn't touch her the way he yearned to.

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  • Her shaking stopped at his touch, the warmth of their connection and his magic soothing her.

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  • No, she wasn't ready for Gabriel yet, no matter how strongly her body responded to his smallest touch.

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  • The way his touch made her feel, she almost believed it herself.

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  • He'd calmed her with a simple touch last night and quenched her body two nights ago.

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  • Deidre moved away from his touch, upset she'd let the moonlight trick her into forgetting how dangerous he was.

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  • May I touch you?

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  • He wasted no time finding himself a replacement when she refused his touch.

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  • "Don't touch me," she said.

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  • The coolness of his touch turned to gentle electric currents that worked their paths through her skull.

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  • Deidre shifted away then eyed him when he reestablished the touch.

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  • He didn't break their touch, so she focused on Andre.

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  • At the touch of the first fang, her eyes flew open.

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  • A touch of coolness grazed his heated frame, which always grew hotter than Hell when he changed forms.

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  • Gabriel's touch was like ice, and Rhyn shuddered.

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  • His touch made her jerk away and her eyes snap open.

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  • His touch lingered on bruises, and he retrieved a small tool when he reached the hem of her dress.

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  • His touch was so soothing and cool, she vowed to give him whatever blood

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  • When she felt the cool touch of the shadow world, she sat up straight.

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  • She rose, trying hard not to look or touch anything.

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  • You don't touch another's mate.

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  • A touch of coldness made the hair on the back of her neck rise, and she sat up, fearful Kris or Sasha had come for her.

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  • He pulled her into his lap, his possessive touch and warmth soothing her.

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  • Katie awoke to the healer.s cool touch on her arm.

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  • Lankha worked his magic with his micro suede-covered hands and gentle touch.

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  • She trailed her fingers down a wall, smiling when she saw soft glimmers light up beneath her touch, trail her fingers a short distance, and blink out.

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  • If she became turned around, all she needed to do was touch the wall and tell it where she wanted to go, and the glimmers would guide her there.

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  • And yet, she still felt his hands on her body, smelled his scent, saw the vision from their touch.

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  • Her thoughts drifted to the prisoner, the memory of his touch and the strange energy making her blood quicken.

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  • At his touch, the band loosened enough to slide over her hand.

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  • Images from their first touch replayed themselves in her thoughts.

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  • His touch sent heated energy through her, and the nearness of his body made her tense.

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  • A'Ran's warm chest was at her back, his intimate touch on her stomach making her feel far more delicate than she ever had.

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  • She watched him go, his touch branded on her skin and her emotions muddled.

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  • She had to learn to fight, and he wasn't sure when he'd be able to touch her as a man did his mate.

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  • She hadn't protested to his touch during training.

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  • She wasn't yet at the level where she would feel comfortable with his touch.

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  • His touch was mechanical and instructional, his attention elsewhere.

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  • The connection between them flowed with hot energy, the planet's life form itself bonding the two of them together at their touch.

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  • He released them with a touch of his thumb.

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  • She found herself breathing him in, aching for him to touch her as he had not so long ago.

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  • The force of the Council will be at your door if you touch Qatwal.

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  • She couldn't quell the deep ache within her that longed for his touch.

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  • Rocking back and forth, head bowed, Edith began to touch herself, her cheek, her arms, her body, again and again, as if indicating where she had been struck but unable to utter the painful words.

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  • He felt the puffiness about his cheek and cringed at the touch.

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  • A warm touch began to arouse Dean.

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  • "You still haven't told us why you went climbing down the cliff trying to kill yourself," Cynthia said, a touch of chill still in her voice.

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  • Just a touch, a smile from you can do so much to brighten my every day.

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  • I am not going to touch that one.

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  • She held him tightly, desperate for the reassurance of his touch.

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  • She put her hands around the back of his neck and pulled him in to touch noses.

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  • She spit at his face and snarled, "I'd happily die rather than let you touch me."

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  • His gray suit looked expensive and the silk tie added a touch of elegance.

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  • And then the bitterness was gone from his eyes, leaving only the sweetness... and a touch of something else.

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  • She held one hand out and the filly nickered, stretching her nose out to touch the hand cautiously.

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  • Darkness settled into corners and crevices beyond the moon's touch.

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  • It didn't activate at his touch, and he suspected it was locked to everyone but her.

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  • It sprang to life at her touch with a ping that made her heart leap.

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  • Brady bristled and strode to her, stopping when he was close enough for their bodies to touch in an unmistakable attempt at intimidation.

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  • He sat back and rubbed his face, fighting the urge to touch her again and take their relationship to the next level.

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  • He had a crowd control baton the size of her hand that expanded with a touch to the thumb pad.

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  • Brady surveyed the mess before him, admiring the ability of the bio-elimination field to destroy on touch.

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  • Even his kisses, his hot touch, felt like lies.

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  • With trembling hands, she deactivated the latches with a touch, and the top of the box slid open.

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  • But she missed the sound of his voice, and her body yearned for his touch again.

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  • When we find her, we'll be in touch again.

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  • "Rhyn – " she objected and reached out to touch him.

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  • She turned, expecting to see another shadow disappear.  Instead, someone stood before her, close enough to touch her.

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  • I didn't touch the cupcake.

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  • Dean waited until she stopped for a breath and then rapidly explained they were doing all they could, would be in touch, thanked her and hung up.

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  • One touch of her damp, cold body told him otherwise—she was soaked to the skin.

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  • That was a nice touch sending old Arthur to the memorial service to repre­sent the firm.

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  • Dean also spoke to Cece Baldwin again, just to touch base and see if she might have heard further from her mysterious benefac­tor.

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  • The highway to Pagosa Springs followed the San Juan River up the pass to the top of the Rocky Mountains while side streams, arush with melting snow, ice cold to the touch, cascaded down from the roof of the sky, thousands of feet above.

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  • In that moment the storm was forgotten as she waited breathlessly for his lips to touch hers.

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  • He sounded like he had been drinking, but Josh didn't touch liquor.

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  • With every look – every touch, he cherished her.

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  • For a moment his eyes held a touch of humor that never found his lips.

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  • Her fingers caressed his bare forearms, the sensual touch increasing her pulse.

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  • He said nothing to her, nor did he touch her.

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  • Keep in touch, okay?

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  • I won't touch anything.

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  • She'd never let him touch her again, but once was enough for Talia to grow in her belly.

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  • They have a standing order not to touch me, but they can make it look like an accident.

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  • His touch sent fire through her, and she shivered at the sensation.

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  • "Don't touch me, Darian," she warned and yanked away.

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  • Darian stopped when he was close enough to Jenn for their bodies to touch.

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  • Her fingers continued, and he felt the heat of her touch like lightning running through his body.

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  • He remained stoic, unwilling to let her see that her touch was affecting him.

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  • Darian's scent and touch overwhelmed her while his hot kisses set fire to a desire stronger than any she'd ever experienced.

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  • "Trying not to touch anything," Dusty replied.

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  • She focused hard on the image of Bianca and braced herself for Jonny's fiery touch.

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  • He didn't touch her thoughts, already aware of the level of turmoil he'd just caused her.

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  • If you touch a hair on Yully's body, I'll slaughter you.

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  • She woke Sofi with a touch and tugged the gurney down to the emergency room.

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  • Touch the obelisk, Yully said into her thoughts.

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  • "Don't touch her," Taran growled.

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  • The wood covers were unusually cool to his touch, and a shiver went up his arm.

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  • If you must, end your life before they touch you.

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  • She resisted the urge to scrub his cold touch from her chin.

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  • Rissa held her ground until he neared enough to touch her.

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  • By the first touch of sunlight, he was at the sparring grounds awaiting anyone to show for practice.

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  • Despite his anger, he felt the urge to touch her, to cradle her in his arms until her distress subsided.

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  • She remained where she was, his simple touch enough to revive her fatigued body.

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  • She shivered at the erotic touch of their bodies.

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  • She yearned for this man's touch, though she barely knew it!

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  • She closed her eyes, savoring the sensations, his scent and heated touch imprinted upon her mind.

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  • His eyes were blacker than night and gleamed while his touch was cold, as if his body were already dead.

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  • She felt a light touch on her arm.

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  • Her breath caught as she recalled his searing touch and gaze, his passionate kisses, his confidence that nothing in this world would stop him from getting what he wanted.

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  • As she drifted into sleep, she was both comforted and tormented by memories of Taran's touch.

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  • Every inch of her was firm from working outside, and the tan simply put a finishing touch to all of it.

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  • He picked up his coffee and met her gaze with a touch of humor.

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  • I didn't take it that way, and Dad would have been the first to enjoy a touch of humor.

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  • He didn't kiss her or even touch her except when he helped her out of the car at home.

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  • He drew her close, taking care not to touch her left shoulder.

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  • Did he touch you or threaten you in any way?

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  • It didn't hurt, but I appreciated your gentle touch.

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  • He ran a powerful hand through thick hair that still held a touch of red.

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  • You be careful and keep in touch or I'll put a tail on you.

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  • He had the southern drawl down to an art and his deep warm voice added a realistic touch.

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  • She allowed her feet to touch the bottom and stood.

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  • Although she had never seen Captain Turner again, letters to her father with his return address on them assured her that they still kept in touch.

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  • After a moment he held her away from him and gazed down into her face, his eyes warm and still holding a touch of humor.

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  • Xander barely resisted the urge to touch the finely woven garment with a fur lining that was certain to be the softest thing in the world.

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  • Right now, he wanted to touch the lining, to see if it would bring him comfort.

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  • His touch was like shocking herself, and she jumped.

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  • He couldn't even sense her, until he was close enough to touch her.

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  • Don't touch my coffee.

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  • "You just said not to touch it!" she replied from the direction of the kitchen.

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  • She almost dropped the necklace at his touch.

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  • "Please don't," she said, the touch enough to cause tears of pain.

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  • She sat awkwardly, furious yet turned on at his touch.

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  • His touch was gentler than she expected.

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  • One she kind of found herself liking for more reasons than he was the sexiest man she'd ever seen and his touch made her want to throw herself into his bed.

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  • She was gradually accepting his touch, a subtle sign of a thaw she probably didn't realize she was doing.

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  • Xander stopped close enough for their bodies to touch and punched the down button.

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  • His touch was making her body hot from the inside.

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  • Jessi smiled to herself and closed her eyes, enjoying his touch.

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  • When he withdrew, she reached out to touch the planes and angles of his face.

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  • No one else can touch the gem without dying instantly.

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  • Darian's wounded shoulder healed instantly at Xander's touch.

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  • The memory of his hands on her body, and his mouth branding her skin, made her ache to feel his touch again.

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  • Xander said only he and I can touch it.

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  • She felt his touch a second before the sensation of Traveling descended over her.

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  • Yet a closer inquiry into the social conditions of Vico s time, and of the studies then flourishing, shows him to have been thoroughly in touch with them.

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  • Rarely losing touch of earth, and sometimes of the earth earthy, she is still at heart a spiritualist.

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  • In both these species the gills distinctly touch and grow on to the stem.

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  • Both have fleshy caps, whitish, moist and clammy to the touch; instead of a pleasant odour, they have a disagreeable one; the stems are ringless, or nearly so; and the gills, which are palish-clay-brown, distinctly touch and grow on to the solid or pithy stem.

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  • Extraordinary care has evidently been bestowed in adjusting the parallelism and distance of the planes and A, so that the movable wires shall almost, but not quite, touch the surface T.

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  • The whole conception of force may disappear from a theory of the universe; and we can adopt a geometrical definition of motion as the shifting of one body from the neighbourhood of those bodies which immediately touch it, and which are assumed to be at rest, to the neighbourhood of other bodies.

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  • " It seems to me," he says, " that in receiving such and such an idea the mind is passive, and that it is active only in volition; that its Psychoi deas are put in it partly by the objects which touch the senses, partly by the impressions in the brain, and partly also by the dispositions which have preceded in the mind itself and by the movements of its will."

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  • Another MS. of the same century has a picture - crude, but spirited - which brings us into close touch with the existing game.

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  • Should a bowl running jackwards touch the jack, however slightly, it is called a toucher and must be marked by the skip with a chalk cross as soon as it is at rest.

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  • He was remarkable as a painter of decorative landscapes and classic ruins, somewhat in the style of Canaletto, but without his delicacy of touch; he appears also to have been influenced by Nicolas Poussin.

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  • though in entire subservience to her nephew, but was not in such intimate touch with the national peculiarities of the Netherlanders as her predecessor.

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  • We may miss the finer insight into human nature and the delicate touch in drawing character which Terence presents to us in his reproductions of Menander, but there is wonderful life and vigour and considerable variety in the Plautine embodiments of these different types.

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  • There seems no good reason why in modern performances the pianoforte should not be used for the purpose; if only accompanists can be trained to acquire the necessary delicacy of touch, and can be made to understand that, if they cannot extemporize the necessary polyphony, and so have to play something definitely written for them, it is not a mass of interesting detail which they are to bring to the public ear.

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  • Otherwise he might marry a freewoman (the children were then free), who might bring him a dower which his master could not touch, and at his death one-half of his property passed to his master as his heir.

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  • Hughes, while engaged in experiments upon a Bell telephone in an electric circuit, discovered that a peculiar noise was produced whenever two hard electrodes, such as two wires, were - drawn across each other, or were made to touch each other with a variable degree of firmness.

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  • This new statement has at least of Judg= the merit of bringing God into touch with man's goodness as well as with his happiness.

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  • This is an intuitionalist touch, or a parallel to intuitionalism, and has called forth a gibe from that very confident ratiocinator, J.

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  • Sometimes ships that are windbound and have exhausted their provision of water, touch here and apply to the natives for it; in such cases the crews sometimes fall into the hands of the latter and most of them are massacred."

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  • 3 In his view of touch and taste, as the two fundamental and essential senses, he may remind one of Herbert Spencer's doctrine.

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  • This subject brings the domain of pathology, however, into touch with that of variation, and we are profoundly ignorant as to the complex of external conditions which would decide in any given case how far a variation in form would be prejudicial or otherwise to the continued existence of a species.

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  • In most birds the feet of the coracoids do not touch each other; in some groups they meet, in others one overlaps the other, the right lying ventrally upon the left.

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  • Large doses also depress the nervous system, weakening the anterior horns of grey matter in the spinal cord so as ultimately to cause complete paralysis, and also causing a partial insensibility of the cutaneous nerves of touch and pain.

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  • Caucasia, having been connected with the Rostov-Vladikavkaz line, has consequently also been brought into touch with the Russian railways.

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  • Some of these officers had been in touch with the revolutionary movements, and had adopted the idea then prevalent in France, Germany and Italy that the best instrument for assuring political progress was to be found in secret societies.

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  • In cases where statutes did touch the question of regulation, they had to do with the operation of trains and with the provision of facilities for shippers and passengers, rather than with questions of rates.

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  • Throughout his life he remained in close touch with Ignatius of Loyola, who is said to have selected Xavier as his own successor at the head of the Society of Jesus.

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  • It had now reached a degree of sanctity and only the priest might touch it; it was sprinkled with water, and anointed with butter; finally, the priest made three turns round it with a lighted torch in his hand, which finally separated it from the world and fitted it for its high purpose.

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  • He particularly congratulated himself on having discovered the " philosophical argument " against transubstantiation, " that the text of Scripture which seems to inculcate the real presence is attested only by a single sense - our sight, while the real presence itself is disproved by three of our senses - the sight, the touch, and the taste."

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  • He became president of a consumers' food council in Dec. 1917, so that the office might keep in regular touch with the needs of the public. When Lord Rhondda died, in June 1918, he succeeded him to the general satisfaction.

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  • The Latin colony of Alba Fucens near the north-west corner of the lake was founded in the adjoining Aequian territory in 303, so that from the beginning of the 3rd century the Marsians were in touch with a Latin-speaking community, to say nothing of the Latin colony of Carsioli (298 B.C.) farther west.

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  • It was perhaps after this that an inroad of Scythians (q.v.) occurred (c. 626 B.C.); if it did not actually touch Judah, the advent of the people of the north appears to have caused great alarm (Jer.

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  • Justinian gave the finishing touch by proclaiming in 537 the Jews absolutely ineligible for any honour whatsoever (" honore fruantur nullo ").

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  • With a touch of vanity he expressed the fear lest "the coolness of fancy that attends advanced years should make me risk the reputation I had acquired."

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  • The Turks, and to some extent the Arabs in Spain, were successful because they first conquered the parts of Asia and Africa adjoining Europe, so that the final invaders were in touch with Asiatic settlements.

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  • He kept in touch, however, with foreign politics, and having refused to join the ministry of George Canning in 1827, became a member of the cabinet of the duke of Wellington as 'chancellor of the duchy of Lancaster in January 1828.

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  • But above all it lost touch with its subjects.

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  • In only one year, 1878, did the annual average price of English barley touch 40s.

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  • The economist should be a man of wide sympathies and practical sagacity, in close touch with men of different grades, and, if possible, experienced in affairs.

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  • He must be in touch with the actual life of the community he is studying, and cultivate " that openness and alertness of the mind, that sensitiveness of the judgment, which can rapidly grasp the significance of at first sight unrelated discoveries or events."

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  • But every genuine attempt to overcome its difficulties brings us into closer touch with the period we are examining; and though we may not be able to throw our conclusions into the form of large generalizations, we shall get to know something of the operation of the forces which determined the economic future of England; understand more clearly than our forefathers did, for we have more information than they could command, and a fuller appreciation of the issues, the broad features of English development, and be in a position to judge fairly well of the measures they adopted in their time.

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  • In modern problems we can watch the economic machine actually at work, cross-examine our witnesses, see that delicate interplay of passions and interests which cannot be set down or described in a document, and acquire a certain sense of touch in relation to the questions at issue which manuscripts and records cannot impart.

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  • depilans; it is firm to the touch, and contracts forcibly when irritated; the secretion of the mantle-glands is not abundant, and is milky white in appearance.

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  • In November 1797 he sent to Malta Poussielgue, secretary of the French legation at Genoa, on business which was ostensibly commercial but (as he informed the Directory) "in reality to put the last touch to the design that we have on that island."

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  • The discovery of the Rosetta Stone furnished the key to Egyptian hieroglyphics; and archaeology, no less than the more practical sciences, acknowledges its debt of gratitude to the man who first brought the valley of the Nile into close touch with the thought of the West.

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  • In the spring of 1798 he had judged the pear to be not ripe; in Brumaire 1799 it came off almost at a touch.

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  • Green's teaching was, directly and indirectly, the most potent philosophical influence in England during the last quarter of the 19th century, while his enthusiasm for a common citizenship, and his personal example in practical municipal life, inspired much of the effort made, in the years succeeding his death, to bring the universities more into touch with the people, and to break down the rigour of class distinctions.

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  • In receiving it the communicant must not touch the host with his finger; otherwise it loses its virtue.

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  • When the railway bridge brought Venice into touch with the mainland and the rest of Europe, it became necessary to do something to reopen the harbour to larger shipping.

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  • This second Venice which we have raised in the lagoons is our mighty habitation; no power of emperor or of prince can touch us."

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  • The main army turned to the N.E., in the direction of Caesarea (in order to bring itself into touch with the Armenian princes of this district), and then marched southward again to Antioch.

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  • 9, 1098); he put the besiegers in touch with the Genoese ships lying in the harbour of St Simeon, the port of Antioch (March 1098) - a move which at once served to remedy the want of provisions from which the crusaders suffered, and secured materials for the building of castles, with which Bohemund sought - in the Norman fashion - to overawe the besieged city.

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  • He had not those rights of sovereign which the Norman kings of England inherited from their AngloSaxon predecessors, or the Capetian kings of France from the Carolings; nor was he able therefore to come into direct touch with each of his subjects, which William I., in virtue of his sovereign rights, was able to attain by the Salisbury oath of 1086.

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  • As to the organ of touch, the great sensitiveness of the body has already been noticed, as well as the probable primary significance of the proboscis.

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  • by Wisconsin, while Illinois and Indiana touch its S.

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  • During the siege of La Rochelle he performed a mission which brought him in touch with Richelieu, who shortly afterwards nominated him intendant de justice in Beam (1631), and in 1639 summoned him to Paris with the title of counsellor of state.

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  • With the growing certainty of touch a stiffness of movement appears which gradually disturbs the listener who can appreciate freedom, whether in the classical forms which Wagner has now abolished, or in the majestic flow of Wagner's later style.

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  • First, in chapters i.-iii., under the mask of a conventional congratulatory paragraph, the writer declares at length the privileges which this great fact confers upon those who by faith receive the gift of God, and he is thus able to touch on the various aspects of his subject.

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  • Manning advanced from Obbia in February 1903, and in March got in touch with the northern column, the line of communication stretching over 500 m.

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  • Napoleon, however, failed to allow for the psychology of his opponents, who, utterly indifferent to the sacrifice of life, refused to be drawn into engagements to support an advance or to extricate a rearguard, and steadily withdrew from every position when the French gained touch with them.

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  • The Russians marched in two columns, which lost touch of one another, and as it was quite impossible for either to engage the French singlehanded, they both retired again towards Smolensk, where with an advanced guard in the town itself - which possessed an oldfashioned brick enceinte not to be breached by field artillery alone - the two columns reunited and deployed for action behind the unfordable Dnieper.

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  • By a night march of unexampled daring and difficulty Ney succeeded in breaking through the Russian cordon, but when he regained touch with the main body at Orcha only Boo of his 6000 men were still with him (2 ist).

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  • This move on the 14th brought him into touch with Bernadotte, and now a single march forward of all three armies would have absolutely isolated Napoleon from France; but Bernadotte's nerve failed him, for on hearing of Napoleon's threat against Wittenberg he decided to retreat northward, and not all the persuasions of Blucher and Gneisenau could move him.

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  • Both personages had a curious touch of charlatanerie.

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  • In verse he had a touch far less sure than in prose.

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  • Fifty miles from its source the river and the Janglam route touch each other, and from that point past Tadum (the first important place on its banks) for another 130 m., the road follows more or less closely the left bank of the river.

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  • His importance in the history of Ireland and the Irish Church consists in the fact that he brought Ireland into touch with western Europe and more particularly with Rome, and that he introduced Latin into Ireland as the language of the Church.

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  • Some or all of the anthers become twisted so that insects in probing for honey will touch the anthers with one side of their head and the capitate stigma with the other.

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  • He expressed himself plainly during the canvass on the questions of slavery and the bank, at the same time voting, perhaps with a touch of bravado, for a bill offered in 1836 to subject abolition literature in the mails to the laws of the several states.

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  • There is a touch of Byron, Swinburne and even of Schopenhauer in many of his rubais, which clearly proves that the modern pessimist is by no means a novel creature in the realm of philo- sophic thought and poetical imagination.

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  • The two methods have been conducted so as to be in constant touch, though the nature of the results obtained by the one differs much from those which flow naturally from the other.

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