Usage examples for perspiration

  1. Tom wiped the perspiration from his face. – Madge Morton's Trust by Amy D. V. Chalmers
  2. Great drops of perspiration started from his face. – French and Oriental Love in a Harem by Mario Uchard
  3. The perspiration had started on Lord Nick's forehead again. – Gunman's Reckoning by Max Brand
  4. Big Denny squirmed with real feeling in his powerful, husky voice, as he dabbed the perspiration from his brow. – Ralph of the Roundhouse by Allen Chapman
  5. Little beads of perspiration stood out on his forehead. – Steve Yeager by William MacLeod Raine
  6. The cold perspiration would start out on my brow at the very thought. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  7. When the King came home again and wanted to speak to his wife, the old woman cried, " Hush, hush, that can't be now, she is lying in a violent perspiration; you must let her rest to- day." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  8. I could see the perspiration on his forehead, and each time the door opened or shut, he changed color, as if he expected to see you and Wilkie enter. – Baron Trigault's Vengeance Volume 2 (of 2) by Emile Gaboriau
  9. Had he not been guilty, the beads of perspiration would not have stood upon his brow; he would not have become now red, now pale, by sudden starts; he would not have quivered beneath her gaze when she looked into his face. – Cousin Henry by Anthony Trollope
  10. The perspiration stood out on his forehead. – An Amiable Charlatan by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. During a fever the skin may be hot, and its vessels full of blood, and yet there may be no perspiration. – A Practical Physiology by Albert F. Blaisdell
  12. Winfield wiped the perspiration from his brow; it was many years since he had been so much moved. – The Man Who Rose Again by Joseph Hocking
  13. As they got higher and higher towards the central plateau, the mid- day heat increased and the nights grew colder, until they would find themselves toiling, wet with perspiration, over rocks that sheltered a fringe of ice beneath their shadows. – Marriage by H. G. Wells
  14. At first, no one made any reply to Harlow's observation, for they were all out of breath and Philpot's lean fingers trembled violently as he wiped the perspiration from his face. – The Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Robert Tressell
  15. A cold perspiration came out on the tutor's brow. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  16. The perspiration poured down my face. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  17. A cold perspiration started out over his body, however. – Jane Cable by George Barr McCutcheon
  18. It was said, and he was glad of it, though he was wiping the perspiration from his face when the thing was done. – Empire Builders by Francis Lynde
  19. He broke into a cold perspiration and his voice was altered as he said: " Yes, I see now, mother. – The Lion and the Mouse A Story of an American Life by Charles Klein