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touched

touched Sentence Examples

  • He frowned and touched his cheek.

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  • A cool breeze touched the warmth of her cheeks.

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  • She reached out and touched his arm.

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  • She dropped the stick and touched his shoulders.

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  • Cade was trying to be accommodating, but sometimes he was as skittish about conversation as the cat was about being touched - and likely for the same reason.

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  • He touched his hat and turned the horse toward the barn.

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  • Evidently Pierre's words touched her to the quick.

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  • He touched her arm.

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  • Cautiously her fingers felt the ground around her and touched the cold steel barrel.

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  • It all appeared innocent until her feet touched the ground, and then he pulled her close, wrapping his arms around her as his lips sought hers hungrily.

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  • That sweet chocolate gaze softened and a smile touched the corners of his mouth.

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  • The moment his lips touched hers, she was wide awake.

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  • You even touched it, maybe saw little green men.

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  • Then she carried the doll upstairs and put it on the top shelf of the wardrobe, and she has not touched it since.

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  • The captain smiled and touched his hat.

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  • Lacing his fingers through hers, his palms touched hers – so warm and exciting.

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  • He touched her face, and she took his hand in both of hers.

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  • The tramp screamed and touched her finger to the oozing blood.

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  • I did nothing but explore with my hands and learn the name of every object that I touched; and the more I handled things and learned their names and uses, the more joyous and confident grew my sense of kinship with the rest of the world.

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  • The rays of the sun fell upon the trees, so that the twigs sparkled like diamonds and dropped in showers when we touched them.

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  • It'd gotten worse after she touched him in the car.

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  • A bit touched--I always said so.

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  • His hands touched her waist and then he slipped his arms around her from behind and drew her back against his chest.

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  • Martha touched his arm.

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  • Molly won and joyously shouted as she touched wood!

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  • Only those touched by fate had such vivid memories that entered her mind unbidden.

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  • His clothing fitted his form snugly and was gorgeously colored in brilliant shades of green, which varied as the sunbeams touched them but was not wholly influenced by the solar rays.

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  • Her hand touched something sticky and she lifted it to find blood.

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  • Cade kneeled beside the cradle and touched a blue crocheted bootie.

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  • He touched her automatically, stroking the side of her face and tucking errant curls behind her ear.

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  • She threatened to scratch my eyes out if I touched her.

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  • Mademoiselle Bourienne was often touched to tears as in imagination she told this story to him, her seducer.

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  • She touched his arm and he glanced up.

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  • She touched her lips with trembling fingers, her face burning.

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  • He touched his face again then rubbed the back of his head.

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  • She was fully a part of him when they touched, as if he'd been missing more than a piece of his soul all these years and just now realized it.

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  • She touched her once before Talon wrenched her up.

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  • When Dorothy gently touched her nose and ears and lips they seemed to be well and delicately formed.

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  • Sometimes I stood between two persons who were conversing and touched their lips.

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  • Her words puzzled me very much because I did not then understand anything unless I touched it.

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  • They seized him by his arms; but he was so strong that everyone who touched him was sent flying.

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  • A wry smile briefly touched his lips.

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  • She reached out and touched his cheek.

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  • She scooted forward, frustrated and tired, and touched Jonny's arm.

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  • He touched his face, tumultuous emotions crossing his face.

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  • Lowering his head, his lips touched hers.

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  • Suspicion touched his voice and eyes.

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  • Instead, she'd touched his soul, and it'd laughed and turned her magic away.

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  • Adrienne reached out and touched his arm.

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  • She needs to be loved... touched.

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  • Would she always feel this way about him and everything he touched?

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  • On impulse, she touched his brow.

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  • My place was on the street behind theirs, one house over so the corners of our lots touched.

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  • Her hand trembled as she touched him.

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  • He touched it with some trepidation, fearing it'd changed back into the scarred maze that was him for so long.

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  • He was normal, aside from the weird buzz at the base of his skull that'd kept him awake every night since Bianca touched his face.

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  • Jenn touched the earpiece tucked in her ear, frowning.

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  • Unaffected by Darian's magic, Bianca touched Jonny's lifeless body, recalling the Watcher's words.

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  • She started to the table then stopped, unable to dismiss the feeling of the man's arms around her or what she'd felt when they touched.

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  • She touched her cheek.

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  • She was worried about him, and he was touched by the idea she took pity on him when she herself was in more danger than he was.

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  • He touched his swollen lip.

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  • When she'd touched him in the alley, she'd left a piece of herself within him.

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  • She went there for two summers, until she began turning everything she touched into something else, and her father was forced to pull her out of school at the age of twelve.

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  • Feeling stupid, she touched the arrow and turned it into a string that she pulled free.

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  • She sat beside him and touched his skin.

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  • She withdrew then touched him again, this time pushing the energy she'd absorbed—and her own—into him.

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  • She responded, shivering at the energy that fluttered through her when their lips touched.

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  • She'd touched his soul, and now she touched his body.

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  • Handing him the washcloth, she sat out of arms' reach, afraid of what would happen if she touched him again.

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  • Yully touched her swollen eye and cheek self-consciously.

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  • She tried not to flinch when he touched her cheek.

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  • She pondered what made her decision so simple and touched her face again.

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  • She shook her head, recalling what she'd felt when she touched Jule.

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  • She braced herself, expecting to feel some sort of rush of energy, like she did when she touched Jule.

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  • I touched her so she could show me where you were, and I felt what she can do, Darian said.

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  • Her father touched her arm, and fire tore through her.

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  • Jule, whose soul had somehow lingered in her body when she'd touched him, and who had become the only man she'd ever felt safe around.

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  • Yully wiped her eyes, touched by the scene before her.

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  • He broke the barrier between them and touched her face.

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  • She touched his jaw with cold fingertips, and the bond between them opened.

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  • She touched it, as thrilled to wear his symbol as she had been her father's.

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  • Yully touched Jule's medallion at her neck.

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  • Yully touched her burning cheek.

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  • You claimed me the first time you touched me, he said with a smile.

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  • Jule was right; she'd learned who he was in the alley, when she'd first touched his soul.

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  • Someone touched her, and visions flared across her mind.

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  • Every vision she'd had, even when Jake touched her, had been of death.

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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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  • He touched her arm to pull her free, and she jerked as dark visions crossed her thoughts.

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  • He reflected on the images in her mind when Jake touched her.

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  • He felt it in his bones, just as he'd felt a soul-deep connection to her the moment he'd touched her.

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  • He touched her face, exhausted for the first time in years.

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  • She touched her face, her arms, her body.

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  • He touched her face, and her mouth went dry.

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  • She tentatively touched Pierre's outstretched arm.

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  • She touched his arm.

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  • He touched her face and trailed a finger down her neck, between her breasts, and rested his hand on her stomach.

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  • Damian glanced at the redhead and touched her arm in affectionate greeting.

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  • The man with green eyes was waiting for him in the hall and touched his arm.

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  • Damian reached across the table and touched her face, dismissing them.

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  • Sofia sat down on the bed, careful to keep the blood from her gown, and touched the woman's face, bracing herself.

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  • He touched her mind for the first time ever, and his resolve solidified at the images he saw there.

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  • Compelled to him like nothing else in the world, she touched his face with a quivering hand.

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  • He touched her hair.

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  • They touched her, and she smiled.

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  • He gazed at the ring, touched.

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  • She touched his face.

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  • She braced herself and touched him.

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  • "Look," she said and touched his bicep.

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  • When he freed her again, she approached him and touched his hood.

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  • She touched his arm, replaying the videos.

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  • She touched her hands to his cheeks again.

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  • There was a tug at her neck, and she touched it, surprised to find the necklace gone.

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  • He touched her, and familiar warmth flashed through her, easing the pain.

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  • Sofia touched him, heart rejoicing.

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  • He reached out to his brother and touched his head to Darian's forehead.

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  • He touched his brother's face, his emotions soaring once again.

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  • Her heart soared, and she touched the ring at her neck.

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  • She shifted away from Damian and touched Darian's forehead, absorbing the horror of his memories.

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  • She touched her palm to his, driven back by the impact of images that rippled through her.

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  • Sensing her fear, he touched her arm, the edge of tension dissipating.

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  • He touched her, his hand settling on her arm.

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  • Waiting for him to snap or yell as he had when she arrived to Hell, she touched him timidly with her other hand to begin exploring the ridges of the scars on his chest.

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  • Except, when he touched her, it felt real again.

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  • She touched her mouth and felt the canines at the mention of transforming her.

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  • He touched her face.

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  • He touched her again.

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  • He touched her, trailing his hands down her arms.

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  • Darkyn touched her arm again, his cool energy making her snap.

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  • She touched his neck with trembling hands and felt his pulse.

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  • He scared her, and she touched him instinctively, wanting his cool energy to help calm her emotions.

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  • Deidre touched her cheek to his and reached up with one hand to his other cheek.

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  • He touched her hair and the sensitive skin around her neck.

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  • Darkyn touched her neck.

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  • Deidre crossed to her and touched the girl's forehead.

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  • He frowned at her then touched the book.

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  • He turned the page and touched it.

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  • She smiled, touched by his concern.

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  • He touched her again, cold energy spinning through her.

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  • Deidre touched his face with trembling fingers.

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  • As soon as I touched you, I knew, he said.

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  • "Will you stay?" she asked, touched by the change in him.

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  • The only other soul she'd touched had told her its life story in a blink of the eye, terrifying her.

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  • With an outstretched hand she touched the wall and managed to feel her way around the corner until she could see the weak glow of the near-extinguished light far ahead.

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  • They had compared Martha's drawing to the contour maps of the area back at Bird Song and decided this was as close to the general area of the mine that any type of roadway touched.

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  • It looks like a hole in the ground that hasn't been touched in thirty years or more.

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  • As he neared the softball stands and was about to return to his Jeep when a hand touched his arm.

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  • While Dean had briefly touched on his search for Martha's bones at the park that morning, he and Cynthia now repeated the story in greater detail.

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  • The ones she chose were beautiful, but human-Deidre never touched them.

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  • He'd never touched her without permission.

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  • She touched her neck and felt the scars.

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  • The fact he touched her without hesitation.

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  • Deidre touched them, surprised to find they were tears.

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  • The woman Gabriel touched today wasn't the one he touched last night.

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

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  • She touched the water of the lake and groaned.

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  • It was a far cry from the woman who ran away screaming from the soul she accidentally touched last week or the goddess who would've commanded him rather than risk getting her hands dirty.

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  • He lightly touched her lips with his.

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  • When his hand touched her arm, she moved toward him.

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  • His hands slid down her arms and his palms touched hers warmly as his fingers laced through hers.

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  • Destiny touched its soft furry body and stubby ears.

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  • A gentle hand touched her shoulder.

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  • Something touched her hand and she lifted it automatically, glancing down.

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  • You shuddered when I touched you, as if you were afraid.

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  • She touched his lips, not knowing whether he was awake enough to know he had spoken aloud.

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  • A smile touched the corners of his mouth and played in the laugh lines beside his eyes.

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  • She touched his lips lightly with her fingertips.

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  • "Ah, Wynn," she said, touched by his subtle emotion.

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  • Gabe dropped it and touched his forearm, willing the soul radar to guide him to the right place.

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  • She touched, smelled and tasted everything she could, determined to remember every pleasurable part of every day she had left.

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  • Why …Ooohhh. she touched her face, recalling the stop at the clown's booth.

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  • Suddenly self-conscious, she touched her face.

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

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  • She touched him everywhere, hungry to consume him.

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  • She'd ensnared him with her laughter and touched him with her words about Death.

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  • Something about him touched her on a level that left her feeling at peace, as if he, too, understood what it was to face death each day and struggle to see the light instead of the surrounding darkness.

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  • Deidre leaned down and touched a bone to see if it disappeared.

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  • She looked at the wine, realizing she hadn't touched it.

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  • She touched his cheek gingerly.

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  • He touched her cheek.

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  • She couldn't think straight when he was close and not at all when he touched her.

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  • She'd touched a soul.

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  • She couldn't fathom the enormity of a billion souls like the one she'd touched.

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  • Deidre had knelt near here and unknowingly touched a soul.

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  • One of the gems touched his face.

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  • Obliviously unaware that half his thoughts this afternoon and evening were on her naked, Deidre melted into his arms the moment he touched her.

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  • Her fingertips touched the metal choker he slid around her neck.

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  • She touched her head self-consciously.

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  • Shuddering, she touched the places where the beast's canines sank into her body.

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  • She rubbed her arms and touched the slender choker at her neck.

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  • She stopped and touched a page with her fingertip.

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  • Surprised, he crossed to the bars of his cell but found the whole wall disappeared when he touched it.

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  • Something warm touched her back, and a jolt of hot electricity made her sit upright.

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  • The death dealer touched a gloved finger to a blank spot on the construction paper, and an orchid sprung up, ethereal and hovering over the paper.

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  • The death dealer touched the paper again, and another orchid appeared, stretched, and morphed into a second fairy.

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  • He turned off the car and touched the garage door opener above him, whistling as he waited.

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  • Kris muttered curses and touched her shoulder.

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  • Its touched eased the heat and pain.

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  • He appeared satisfied at last and touched her breast.

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  • She touched her neck delicately, tracing the scars.

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  • He didn't drink long, and when he was finished he touched his thumb to the wound, cauterizing it again.

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  • She touched the tattoo at her throat.

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  • Yet she'd felt it when their bodies touched.

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  • He touched her neck, and she waited, assuming he'd take blood from her despite his distaste of alcohol.

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  • When he released her, he touched her arm.

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  • Gabriel touched her forehead, and cold lightning buzzed through her, absorbing the pain.

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  • Katie touched her throat.

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  • She.d rarely seen him—and never touched him—since arriving a few weeks ago.

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  • The room consisted of a massive bed with black bedding and white pillows, a wardrobe and trunks, and yawning windows to the sky that light never touched.

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  • She touched the baby angel.s hand.

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  • Every time he touched her, her resolve melted.

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  • She sat at the edge of the bed and touched Toby.s soft face, not sure what to do or think about anything anymore, especially now that Hannah had been dragged into this world.

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  • She touched her stomach with a flutter

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  • She touched the blood that bubbled at the side of her mouth.

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  • Gabriel moved forward and touched his hand briefly to Katie.s head.

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  • "I.m not dead yet," he said, amused and touched by her tears.

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  • She stepped into the hallway, unwilling to await a purposely slower-moving Romas, and touched the wall.

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  • She exited and touched the wall of one corridor.

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  • She understood him and obviously felt the same energy he did when they touched.

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  • He sat at the table opposite his bed and touched several glowing buttons on the table before him.

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  • He touched a few buttons to take it off training mode.

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  • Her look of soul-deep sorrow touched him, and he recalled what he felt as a youth to find his father and mother dead and his family hunted and forced out of their own home.

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  • He wrapped one arm around her and touched her ear with his other hand, depositing a translator there.

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  • She touched her bruised cheekbone and realized doing so exposed her black and blue arm.

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  • He touched the communications device to activate it.

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  • He opened the communications device and touched two buttons on the flat control panel.

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  • Grass had sprung up from boulders she touched, and she'd felt truly a part of her world for once in her life.

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  • He touched her face gently, the slightest smile crossing his features.

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  • She had changed to the white dress, the one she'd worn to dinner that night and the hem touched the tops of her bare feet, which pointed downward.

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  • She took it, but pulled back as if she'd touched a hot stove.

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  • The white dress scarcely touched the tops of her bare feet and fitted her perfectly.

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  • They dripped streams of water as soon as the sun began its business, the remaining moisture forming dragon-teeth icicles as soon as the cold air touched the droplets.

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  • Are you a bit touched about the head, boy?

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  • Jackson leaned forward and touched his knee.

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  • He yearned to see her face, but when he approached to make her turn, she disappeared, the moment they touched.

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  • They touched fingers briefly with the exchange.

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  • His face softened as he touched her arm."Would you mind if I kept this one to myself?"

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  • Elisabeth touched his face.

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  • Seeing her art touched him deeply.

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  • Jackson touched her cheek.

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  • He touched his canine with his tongue.

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  • She touched his face with her hand.

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  • She touched her cheek to his face.

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  • He touched his lip with his tongue.

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  • Elisabeth put her knife down and touched his hand.

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  • He touched noses with her.

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  • He observed the glass for a minute then dipped his index finger and touched it to his tongue.

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  • She touched his face with the back of her hand.

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  • Jackson touched her arm.

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  • Jackson touched her shoulder.

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  • She touched his arm and cautioned him with her eyes.

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  • Elisabeth knelt again and touched her left hand to his face.

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  • She touched noses with him.

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  • She touched one with her index finger.

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  • He reached out and touched her face, his fingers sliding in the mud.

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  • She giggled nervously as his warm fingers touched her neck.

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  • The smile began in his eyes, then touched his lips, and finally the dimple appeared.

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  • His warm fingers touched her face.

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  • She turned her hand over, so that her palm touched the warmth of his.

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  • Finally he released her, and when her feet touched the floor again, she took a deep breath.

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  • He reached out and touched her temple lightly.

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  • She touched his lips with her fingertips.

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  • A slight smile touched the corners of his mouth.

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  • She touched his lips with her fingers.

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  • She touched the subcutaneous communications implant behind her right ear, which activated the communications net, and rolled onto her back.

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  • Her personal net buzzed, and she touched the area behind her ear again.

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  • Nope. Just told the commo guy he wouldn't ever see the light of day again if he touched the commo pad.

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  • Lana crossed to the screen and touched it, bringing up details of the attacks.

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  • Lana smiled faintly and nodded, touched by his concern.

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  • She touched the small vault containing the Horsemen in her cargo pants and sipped water.

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  • He touched the micros in his cargo pocket as he rose, recalling his night.

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  • The moment their bodies touched, he could think of little else than how long it had been since he had a woman and how much he'd wanted Angel since soon after he'd started talking to her weeks ago.

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  • Dan touched his thumb to the thumb pads, and her chains fell away.

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  • Her hands went to his cheeks, and she touched him lightly.

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  • She touched him timidly, her cool hands branding him as heat coursed through him.

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  • Her skin burned from where he'd touched her, and her lips were plumped by his kisses.

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  • She touched her lips, unable to shake the desire still running through her body.

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  • To see the expression in person both touched and frustrated him.

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  • He touched his earpiece.

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  • She touched it, surprised it was his blood.

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  • She paused to look around again, caught in the surreal sense that everything that happened the past few months hadn't touched the condo community.

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  • She touched the pocket as she moved towards the door.

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  • He touched his face and felt the scars running along the left side of his face, neck, and head.

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  • Lana said nothing but touched Jack's scruff, nervous around all the people.

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  • I gotta go, Brady said and touched his net to close it.

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  • None of these had been touched in years, from what we can tell.

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  • The soldier touched his thumb to the navigation control board.

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  • He touched his net implant but found the network scrambled, indicating the jets were sending out electromagnetic pulses in addition to the missile strikes.

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  • "Thanks," she replied then touched her net.

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  • Brady's eyes closed, and Lana touched his face, terrified of the blood and his paling skin.

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  • He touched the device behind his ear.

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  • His friend of many years stopped well out of earshot and touched the net implant.

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  • She knelt beside him and touched his arm tentatively, waiting for him to disappear again.

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  • Had a dead woman touched him and somehow calmed his magic?

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  • The place where Katie touched him in his dream stung.  Rhyn moved out of the drizzle, close to the fire, and peeled off his shirt.  There was a welt resembling a bee sting where she'd touched him.

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  • A sting bit the arm opposite the one Katie had touched in his dream.  He whirled and glared at Kiki, who waited expectantly.  "Tell me if it does something," Kiki said.

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  • Katie hesitated before shuffling forward on her knees.  She carefully touched the woman's leg then patted it as she followed it down to the thick roots wrapped around her ankles.  Unable to see exactly how she was stuck, Katie used her cold fingers to fumble around the root and the woman's sneakers.  "It's really jammed in there," she said at last.

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  • Katie touched the roots ensnaring the sleeping woman's ankle.  The mess baffled her, as if the roots themselves had reached out to grab Deidre's ankles instead of her slipping and stumbling into them.  The gnarly roots were twisted and thick, wrapped too tightly for her to pry them apart.

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  • Kris sat beside her.  Hannah's skin had gone from pale to gray, and her features looked gaunt.  He couldn't help thinking Katie wouldn't survive a week down here if Hannah was suffering so badly after a day.  He touched Hannah's hair, revolted when a handful came off in his hand.

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  • His eyes went to Rhyn's back as his half-brother hacked through a few branches in their way.  The sense that the exiled half-demon could do what he couldn't returned.  Kris touched his collarbone, the one Jade had broken.

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  • He lifted up the mat as Hunter added, The spare never touched the ground—usually doesn't nowadays.

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  • There's a lot more angles to this here caper—options we ain't touched on yet.

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  • I swear on my old lady's head we never touched a nickel of it—never even opened the damn suitcases.

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  • When they finally touched down, she smiled and took a deep breath.

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  • The first sign of the ground Dean spotted was a rain puddle reflecting the glow from the lights of the plane as the wheels touched the runway—one, two, three times before the tired air­craft glided to the taxiway.

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  • He want­ed to check the phone but was afraid he might tip his hand if he disturbed it, so he touched nothing.

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  • As he reached inside, his hand touched something solid.

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  • I've got a couple of million I've hardly touched.

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  • He raised his manhattan and touched her glass.

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  • His hand lightly touched her waist as he guided her into the cool room.

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  • A smile touched the corners of his mouth, but his eyes didn't mock her.

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  • She touched the banister and looked upstairs.

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  • The infant stopped crying as soon as the bottle touched her lips, and started sucking the nipple.

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  • A sardonic smile touched his lips.

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  • When her feet touched the ground, she gazed up at him.

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  • His hand lightly touched her back, gently guiding her around the room.

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  • She touched the pouch on her side, confirming that the cell phone was there.

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  • Warm hands touched her waist as he moved closer.

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  • His warm lips touched her shoulder, planting soft kisses along it and up her neck until her heart was pounding.

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  • She touched his lips with an index finger.

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  • "Don't open the gate," Alex cautioned as her fingers touched the latch.

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  • Alex shifted, and then his warm lips touched her neck in soft inquiry.

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  • She touched his lips again.

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  • He kissed his fingertips and touched them gently to her lips.

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  • Alex touched her shoulder and she glanced up at him.

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  • He stared down at his coffee, and when she touched his arm, he glanced up questioningly.

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  • Did he actually think she would like it if Josh touched her?

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  • She reached out and touched his shoulder.

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  • For an embarrassing moment she thought he would decline the offer, but slowly a smile touched the corners of his mouth.

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  • Carmen touched the velvety muzzle.

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  • She sat on the window seat and touched his arm.

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  • Her heart did a flip-flop and she turned her hand over so that her palm touched his warmly.

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  • She slowly lifted her hand and touched her fingers to her lips.

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  • And then a warm hand touched her arm.

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  • Jenn touched Talia's soft skin, smiling.

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  • Damian's smile widened, and Darian could see how touched his little brother was at the words.

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  • He crossed to her and touched her side, where a long bruise wrapped around her hip.

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  • He studied her features and touched her face with tenderness.

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  • She touched the two names beside hers.

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  • She touched the necklace at her throat, the hole within her growing.

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  • He touched her again, the gentle stroke on her cheek sending warm shivers through her.

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  • The way he looked at her, the emotion that stirred within her when they talked and touched.

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  • The moment her lips touched his, she lingered instead of moving away.

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  • He touched her and withdrew immediately, cursing.

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  • Darian touched her face.

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  • "I … I can't, Darian," Jenn said and touched the symbol at the small of her neck.

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  • He touched her shoulder.

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  • Jenn touched Xander's arm.

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  • The minute his feet touched the ground of the immortal world, he heard shouts.

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  • She touched her name, leaving bloodied streaks on the white marble.

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  • She touched the obelisk again.

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  • Darian smiled, touched by the words.

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  • Instinctively, he touched his cheek to her temple before he realized what he did.

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  • No man had ever touched her, and she had never wanted one until him.

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  • Satisfied, he leaned forward until their faces nearly touched.

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  • It was when her searing body touched his that his control began to slip.

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  • "Taran," she whispered, and touched his face.

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  • He touched her cheek with a roughened palm.

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  • Taran touched her face before dropping his hand to hers.

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  • She touched the ground around her, trying to measure the size of her prison.

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  • He knelt beside her and touched her face.

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  • The glow at the back of his gaze matched the feeling in her breast, and she touched her lips to his.

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  • His brows lifted and a faint smile touched the corners of his lips.

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  • Slowly he bent his head and touched her lips with his in a soft caress.

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  • He touched her neck, softly tracing a finger from below her ear all the way down to the swell of her breasts.

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  • She touched his hand and nodded.

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  • A wry smile touched his lips as his gaze traveled over her face, but he said nothing more about it.

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  • Destiny reached up and touched the cat.

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  • His gaze traveled over her face, detecting something that touched his mouth with a slight smile.

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  • He touched his jacket and felt the information on the cabin in his inside pocket.

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  • Looks like it might have touched down in the field for a minute.

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  • You didn't want to go out to dinner with me, and just now you practically cringed when I touched you.

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  • She touched his arm, gazing up into his dark features.

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  • Color touched his cheeks and his brows arched.

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  • He touched his fingers to the red hand print on his face.

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  • He shrugged and touched his lip.

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  • She touched his cheek.

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  • Xander touched the soft skin of his mother's face.

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  • She touched the small, velvet pouch at her waist.

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  • Xander knew the effect he had on women; they tended to be compelled towards him then melted when he touched them.

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  • He held her by the back of her neck, high enough off the ground that her tiptoes barely touched the sand, and forced her head back, until the soft skin of her neck was exposed.

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  • She gazed back, uncertain why the moment touched her on a level she didn't think was possible with a stranger.

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  • Definitely five years since any man touched her.

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  • She'd responded to him when his fangs were in her neck, and his power was in direct contact with her, but she still hadn't broken down into a mewling mess like every other woman did when first he touched them.

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  • She stormed out, shaking as much from the day as how much she wanted to stay the minute he touched her.

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  • She touched her neck absently.

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  • She touched her cheek, beyond baffled by the confrontation.

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  • Sofi touched her palm to Jessi's.

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  • Damian touched her arm, and they were suddenly somewhere else.

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  • She drew a few shaky breaths to calm herself and then touched his face.

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  • Eden crouched beside him and touched Jessi's forehead.

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  • I was like one who never casts a look behind, who hesitates before some Rubicon to be crossed, but having touched the farther bank sees no more the shore he has just left."

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  • Only in her case religion must be taken in an even more restricted sense than Matthew Arnold's " morality touched by emotion."

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  • Even his wit and knowledge of the world were spoiled, and his affected gaiety was touched with sadness, by the odour of falsehood which escaped through every pore of his body."

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  • In no case must the stationary bowls be touched, or the semicircle crossed by the trailed jack or played bowls.

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  • In 1777, while on his way to search for a north-east passage between the Atlantic and Pacific oceans, Cook again touched at the coast of Tasmania and New Zealand.

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  • The question of human development which Holbach touched on was one which occupied many minds both in and out of France during the 18th century, and more especially towards its close.

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  • They may, for instance, be glandular or stinging, as in the common stinging nettle, where the top of the hair is very brittle, easily breaking off when touched.

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  • Six sensitive hairs spring from the upper surface of the lobes, three from each; when one of these is touched the two lobes rapidly close, bringing their upper surfaces into contact and imprisoning anything which for the moment is between them.

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  • In the same year Alonso de Ojeda, accompanied by Juan de la Cosa, from whose maps we learn much of the discoveries of the 16th century navigators, and by a Florentine named Amerigo Vespucci, touched the coast of South America somewhere near Surinam, following the shore as far as the Gulf of Maracaibo.

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  • Sir John Narborough took two ships through the Strait of Magellan in 1670 and touched on the coast of Chile, but it was not until 1685 that Dampier sailed over the part of the Pacific where Hawkins met his defeat.

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  • The ships touched at Achin in Sumatra and at Java, returning with full ladings of pepper in 1603.

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  • On the 6th of May 1615 Spilbergen entered the Pacific Ocean, and touched at several places on the coast of Chile and Peru, defeating the Spanish fleet in a naval engagement off Chilca.

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  • Passing through the New Hebrides group he touched at Batavia, and arrived at St Malo after an absence of two years and four months.

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  • Thus it would seem certain that the Maoris, starting from "further Hawaiki," or Samoa, first touched at Rarotonga, "nearer Hawaiki," whence, after forming a settlement, they journeyed on to New Zealand.

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  • When the voyage was resumed, the ship touched at Malindi and Sokotra, and reached Goa on May 6th, 1542.

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  • Cakes were laid on the altar of Zeus Polieus and oxen driven round; the one which touched the cakes was the victim.

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  • Sometimes the sacrificer's hands are laid on the victim before it is slain, or he may be smeared with its blood; in other cases the blood is smeared on the door posts, or the sacrificer is touched on every part of the body with the victim's body.

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  • In such cases the contact of an insect or other body with those processes is sufficient to liberate the pollen often with elastic force, even when the anther itself is not touched.

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  • While British India has so far avoided actual geographical contact with one great European power in Asia on the north and west, she has touched another on the east.

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  • per quarter was touched in 1891 and 1902, but with those exceptions this useful feeding grain did not reach that figure after 1885.

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  • The memoirs (which may be accepted as mainly Napoleon's, though Montholon undoubtedly touched them up) range over most of the events of his life from Toulon to Marengo.

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  • Calvin, on his way to Basel for a life of study, touched at Geneva, and by the importunity of Farel was there detained to become the leader of the Genevan Reformation.

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  • But when she touched the mainland she at once became possessed of a frontier which could be attacked, and found herself compelled either to expand in self-defence or to lose the territory she had acquired.

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  • Many other points of physiological optics are touched on, in general erroneously.

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  • Only the question of the legal relations between landlord and tenant can be touched upon.

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  • 1752-1762) relative to the hire of houses are touched upon in Lodger And Lodgings.

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  • They touched the summits of daring and devotion, if they also sank into the deep abysms of shame.

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  • At the same time it renders more intelligible the extreme sensitiveness of the bodywall of the Nemertines, a local and instantaneous irritation often resulting in spasmodic rupture of the animal at the point touched.

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  • In the construction of this soft-iron instrument it is essential that the fragment of iron should be as small and as well annealed as possible and not touched with tools after annealing; also it should be preferably not too elongated in shape so that it may not acquire permanent magnetization but that its magnetic condition may follow the changes of the current in the coil.

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  • They can only be briefly touched upon here.

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  • Trusting in Hildebrand's support, and in the justice of his own cause, he presented himself at the synod of Rome in 1059, but found himself surrounded by zealots, who forced him by the fear of death to signify his acceptance of the doctrine " that the bread and wine, after consecration, are not merely a sacrament, but the true body and the true blood of Christ, and that this body is touched and broken by the hands of the priests, and ground by the teeth of the faithful, not merely in a sacramental but in a real manner."

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  • He seems to have touched at the island of Tortugas, so named on account of the large number of turtles found there, and to have landed at several places, but many of his men succumbed to disease and he himself was wounded in an Indian attack, dying soon afterward in Cuba.

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  • Every morning, when the rays of the rising sun touched the statue, it gave forth musical sounds, like the xvIII.

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  • This fund was not to be touched except in cases of extreme necessity (Livy vii.

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  • - The external fortunes of the Macedonian Empire after Alexander's death must be briefly traced before its inner developments be touched upon.'

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  • In 1880 he unearthed a portion near the Cappella Greca, and found galleries that had not been touched since they were filled in during the Diocletian persecution.

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  • Forest resources have been but slightly touched (more so since the end of Spanish rule) except mahogany, which goes to the United States, and cedar, which is used to box the tobacco products of the island, much going also to the United States.

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  • In the last twelve years of the 19th century the altilik currency was almost entirely withdrawn, and replaced by fractional mejidie; a large proportion of the beshlik has also been withdrawn, but the metallik has not been touched.

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  • But the sultan could not bend his pride to suffer foreign intervention in a matter that touched his honour, and the return of Napoleon from Elba threw the Eastern Question into the background.

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  • A French officer in the Egyptian service, of the name of Letellier, had anchored the vessels of Ibrahim and the Turkish admiral in a horseshoe formation, of which the points touched the entrance to the bay, and there were forts on the lands at both sides of the entry.

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  • "His divinity is a fire,which,under proper restraints, confers endless blessings; but if rashly touched, or allowed to break bounds, it burns or destroys what it touches.

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  • In geography he found a field hardly touched since Samuel Bochart, in whose footsteps he followed in the Spicilegium geographiae hebraeorum exterae post Bochartum (1769-1780); and to his impulse we owe the famous Eastern expedition conducted by Carsten Niebuhr.

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  • They are not specially sensitive under ordinary conditions, and may be touched or even pinched without causing any discomfort to the scorpion.

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  • 3), were those which defiled the hands of such as touched them.

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  • The character which Procopius gives to the jurist, even if touched by personal spite, is entitled to some credence, because it is contained in the Histories and not in the scandalous and secret Anecdota.

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  • God is not fully comprehensible by us, says Albert, because the finite is not able to grasp the infinite, yet he is not altogether beyond our knowledge; our intellects are touched by a ray of his light, and through this contact we are brought into communion with him.

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  • It might, perhaps, have gone hard with him if his counsel had been strictly followed, as he confessed to have had from his thirty-seventh year a friendly demon, who, if properly invoked, touched his right ear when he purposed doing what was wrong, and his left when he meditated doing good.

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  • In the past the mobile columns, of which there were over sixty in the field, had always been bound to the railway for supply; now convoys could be pushed out to them along whatever blockhouse line they touched.

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  • Dry stannous oxide, if touched with a glowing body, catches fire and burns to stannic oxide, Sn02.

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  • It is simple and severe, classic yet instinct with life and noble in form; and in it he touched the high-water mark of his career.

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  • For a few isolated purposes, however, it is desirable to use a glass which has not been touched upon either surface and thus preserves the lustre of its " fire polish " undiminished; this can be attained in crown-glass but not in sheet, since one side of the latter is always more or less marked by the rubber used in the process of flattening.

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  • The islanders revolted against their new masters and a state of anarchy ensued, leading, it is averred, to an arrangement by which the island was administered by a body of five natives, each of whom held the office of governor during the period that elapsed till ten ships touched at the island.

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  • A group (C) may be formed of mercury, silver, gold and platinum, which are not touched by either aqueous acid in any circumstances.

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  • We have already touched on this characteristic of apocalyptic. The prophet stood in direct relations with his people; his prophecy was first spoken and afterwards written.

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  • He touched at the haven of Balade (the original name of the island) near the north-western extremity, as did d'Entrecasteaux in 1793, who closely explored the coast and surrounding seas.

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  • It was touched in 1605 by the British ship "Olive Blossom," whose crew, finding it uninhabited, took possession in the name of James I.; but the first actual settlement was made in 1625, at the direction of Sir William Courteen under the patent of Lord Leigh, afterwards earl of Marlborough, to whom the island had been granted by the king.

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  • And though he did not believe in the Incarnation, yet he held deity to be in a sense manifest in humanity; its saints and heroes became, in spite of innumerable frailties, after a sort divine; man underwent an apotheosis, and all life was touched with the dignity and the grace which it owed to its source.

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  • If the electrified tray is touched with the sealing-wax or ebonite rod, it will not be discharged, but if touched with a metal wire, the hand, or a damp thread, it is discharged at once.

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  • If an insulated brass ball is touched against the first tray and then against the knob or plate of the electroscope, the gold leaves will diverge.

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  • If the ball is discharged and touched against the other tray, and then afterwards against the previously charged electroscope, the leaves will collapse.

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  • If whilst holding the ebonite sheet over the tray the latter is also touched with an insulated brass ball, then this ball when removed and tested with the electroscope will be found to be negatively electrified.

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  • The last goes to earth when the tray is touched, and the first remains when the tray is insulated and the ebonite withdrawn.

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  • If, before withdrawing the ball, after touching the outside of the canister for a moment the ball is touched against the inside of the canister, then on withdrawing it the ball and canister are found to be discharged.

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  • Let the canister be touched with the finger to discharge it perfectly.

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  • Next let the canister be touched with the finger, the leaves collapse, but diverge again when the ball is withdrawn.

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  • Hence when the ball is touched against the inside of the canister before withdrawing it a second time, the fact that the system is found subsequently to be completely discharged proves that the charge - Q induced on the inside of the canister must be exactly equal to the charge +Q on the ball, and also that the inducing action of the charge -{-Q on the ball created equal quantities of electricity of opposite sign, one drawn to the inside and the other repelled to the outside of the canister.

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  • The word wapentake seems to have been first applied to the periodical meetings of the magnates of a district; and, if we may believe the 12th century compilation known as the Leges Edwardi, it took its name from the custom in accordance with which they touched the spear of their newly-appointed magistrate with their own spears and so confirmed his appointment.

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  • The ship in which he sailed touched at Siam, whose capital he visited; and in September 1690 he arrived at Nagasaki, the only Japanese port then open to foreigners.

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  • Could he have combined with Crawford's matter the passage "he (Darnley) showed me almost all that is in name of the Bishop and Sutherland, and yet I have never touched a word of what you (Bothwell) showed me ...

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  • American scientific enterprise, mainly in very deep water, though in a few instances he overestimated under the guidance of Professor Alexander Agassiz, has been the depth by failing to detect the moment at which the lead active in the North Atlantic and especially in the Pacific Ocean, touched bottom.

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  • The name was a misnomer, as it barely touched the Assiniboine river.

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  • With it'hie sailed from Palos in Andalusia on the 3rd of August 1492, reached Guanahani on the 12th of October, touched on the coast of Cuba and Hispaniola, established a small post on the latter, and returned to Lisbon on the 4th of March 1493, and thence to Spain.

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  • Pre-contact material is such as continued to exist in any tribe down to the time when they were touched by the presence of the trade of the whites.

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  • The Methodist movement touched all existing types of English religion, but none more than Congregationalism.

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  • He sustained many single combats, one very famous struggle being the wrestling with the Libyan Antaeus, son of Poseidon and Ge (Earth), who had to be held in the air, as he grew stronger every time he touched his mother, Earth.

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  • It is picturesquely situated on an eminence, two sides of which are touched by the river Nene, which here makes a deep bend.

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  • But various of the changes proposed touched exceedingly delicate matters, going to the deepest foundations of Turkish belief and prejudice: so much so that some of the desired reforms could not be openly advocated as yet.

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  • Thus man's spirit, ever largely but potential, can respond actively to the historic Jesus, because already touched and made hungry by the all-actual Spirit-God who made that soul akin unto Himself.

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  • If it is touched in the middle with a feather, the edge of a card, or the finger nail, and bowed a quarter of the way along the octave, the first overtone comes out.

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  • But with larger plates, which alone will furnish the more complicated figures, a clamp-screw must be used for fixing the plate, and, at the same time, one or more other nodal points ought to be touched with the fingers while the bow is being applied.

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  • - The literature of the subject is immense; every book on political science, from Republic of Plato and the Politics of Aristotle, has dealt with or touched sovereignty.

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  • The control exercised by these boards was limited in scope and touched only comparatively narrow classes.

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  • Doubtless the coureurs du bois who at this time began to frequent the Wisconsin forests, touched at the bay many times within the succeeding years as the place was known to be a favourite rendezvous of the Fox (or Outagamie) Indians.

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  • The queen was greatly pleased and touched.

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  • The following year, 1896, was marked by a loss which touched the queen even more nearly and more personally.

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  • They were governed by kings, whose realm in the early 6th century touched both the Danube and the lower Elbe.

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  • Sisyphus, who had lost some cattle, suspected Autolycus of being the thief, but was unable to bring it home to him, since he possessed the power of changing everything that was touched by his hands.

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  • Thus in Syria one who touched a dove became taboo for one whole day, and if a drop of blood of the Hebrew sin-offering fell on a garment it had to be ritually washed off.

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  • 44) relates that one who touched a sacrifice meant to avert divine anger must bathe and wash his clothes in running water before returning to his city and home, and similar scruples in regard to holy objects and persons have been observed among the natives of Polynesia, New Zealand and ancient Egypt.

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  • During Olgierd's reign the southern boundaries of Lithuania touched the Black Sea, including the whole tract of land between the mouth of the Bug and the mouth of the Dnieper.

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  • He or his tragic fate may have touched a deeper chord, but it was carefully concealed; and although in later years Elizabeth seems to have cherished his memory, and certainly showed no love for his brother's children, at the time she only showed resentment at the indignities inflicted on herself.

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  • The ballgame of the Mexicans, called tlachtli, was, like tennis, the pastime of princes and nobles; special courts were built for it, and the ball of india-rubber (perhaps the first object in which Europeans became acquainted with this valuable material) might not be touched by the hands, but was driven against the walls by blows of the knee or elbow, shoulder or buttock.

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  • Berengar in a weak moment in 1059 was forced by the pope to recant and assert that " the true body and blood are not only a sacrament, but in truth touched and broken by the hands of the priests and pressed by the teeth of the faithful," and this position remains in every Roman catechism.

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  • The members of one kindred looked on themselves as one living whole, a single animated mass of blood, flesh and bones, of which no member could be touched without all the members suffering."

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  • After her amour with Zeus, Electra fled to the Palladium as a suppliant, but Athena, enraged that it had been touched by one who was no longer a maiden, flung Electra and the image from heaven to earth, where it was found by Ilus, and taken by him to Ilium; according to another tradition, Electra herself took it to Ilium, and gave it to her son Dardanus (Schol.

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  • For fifty years after this date the place retained the character and traditions of a sleepy cathedral city, but with the approach of the 79th century it was touched by a more modern spirit.

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  • Yet He Became A National Poet," Because He Was The First To Celebrate Occasions Of Deeply Felt Popular Emotion In Acceptable Rhyme, And He Will Always Remain` One Because Each Occasion Touched Some Lasting Aspiration' Of His Race.

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  • From that period, notwithstanding the importation at great cost of foreign graine, reaching in some years to 60,000 kilos, the production of silk fell off with startling rapidity: in 1856 it was not more than 7,500,000 kilos of cocoons; in 1861 and 1862 it fell as low as 5,800,000 kilos; and in 1865 it touched its lowest weight of about 4,000,000 kilos.

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  • More was able to reply that he had warned the king that this very thing might happen, that upon some breach of amity between the crown of England and the pope Henry's too pronounced assertion of the papal authority might be turned against himself, " therefore it were best that place be amended, and his authority more slenderly touched."

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  • The points at which it chiefly touched them may be inferred from the author's counter-argument, with its emphasis in the spiritual ineffectiveness of the whole Temple-system, its highpriesthood and its supreme sacrifice on the Day of Atonement.

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  • Within the limits of the society there were four grades so distinct that if any one touched a member of an inferior grade he required to cleanse himself by bathing in water; members who had been found guilty of serious crimes were expelled from the society, and could not be received again till reduced to the very last extremity of want or sickness.

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  • The discovery that a lodestone, or a piece of iron which has been touched by a lodestone, will direct itself to point in a north and south position, and the application of that discovery to direct the navigation of ships, have been attributed to various origins.

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  • A needle touched by it, and floated by a stick on water, turns its point towards the pole-star, and a light being placed near the needle on dark nights, the proper course is known (Hist.

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  • The French crown was willing to sacrifice the Jansenists, who disturbed that dead level of uniformity so grateful to autocrats; but Gallicanism touched its very prerogatives, and was a point of honour which could never be abandoned outright.

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  • Only a few points can be touched upon here.

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  • Only two have been touched: `Arban on the Khabur, where remains of a palace of uncertain date, among other things an XVIII.

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  • His famous Belfast address (1874), delivered as president of the British Association, made a great stir among those who were then busy with the supposed conflict between science and religion; and in his occasional writings - Fragments of Science, as he called them, "for unscientific people" - he touched on current conceptions of prayer, miracles, &c., with characteristic straightforwardness and vigour.

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