Usage examples for caress

  1. He always whistles to the dog and gives him a caress. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  2. His mouth, however, remained motionless on her throat, and the caress went out of it. – The Trespasser by D.H. Lawrence
  3. How she did caress them, and delight over them! – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  4. In the school room, while the children are writing or studying, Richard and I find time to exchange kind words and even an occasional caress. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  5. She responded, however, readily to his touch, yielded to his caress with an almost pathetic eagerness. – The Evil Shepherd by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. To caress him, to feed and watch over him by day, and hold him in her arms when he slept at night- all that was less to him than the sight of something new and strange; she knew this well, and therefore determined to satisfy his desire and make his life so full that he would always be more than contented with it. – A Little Boy Lost by W. H. Hudson
  7. Tharon, dear, he said so gently that his words were like a caress you're jest a- breakin' your riders' hearts. – Tharon of Lost Valley by Vingie E. Roe
  8. The other hung down by his side, and Jack licked it, and he loved the dog as he felt the caress. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  9. He desired to be amusing, to cover the eager child face beside him with a caress of words. – Erik Dorn by Ben Hecht
  10. " They do when their wives understand and are in absolute sympathy with them," she said, returning his caress; " and that I should always be with you. – What Dreams May Come by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
  11. Her caress was returned with equal warmth. – Scenes and Characters by Charlotte M. Yonge
  12. I have never seen a negro put his arm round a woman's waist or give or receive any caress whatever that would indicate the slightest loving regard or affection on either side. – Primitive Love and Love-Stories by Henry Theophilus Finck
  13. The glow in the east disappeared at length, and then the sun rose to caress them with his warmth. – Bobby of the Labrador by Dillon Wallace
  14. With a final caress of the limp hand of Marcel, reluctantly, with head down and tail dragging, she followed Julie to the stockade. – The Whelps of the Wolf by George Marsh
  15. The only direct means of autosuggestion applicable to the child for some months after birth is that of the caress, though it must be remembered that the mental states of mother and nurse are already stamping themselves on the little mind, forming it inevitably for better or worse. – The Practice of Autosuggestion by C. Harry Brooks
  16. I hope I may never see you again- I hate you- said Betty furiously, tears in her eyes and her pulses still throbbing from his fierce caress. – The Prodigal Judge by Vaughan Kester
  17. He took within his arm the arm of the young man, and he pressed it silently, putting into that manly caress all the warm and discreet pity of an elder brother. – Cosmopolis, Complete by Paul Bourget Last Updated: March 3, 2009