Usage examples for pressing

  1. Now they are here, now there, always pressing on into the west and through to the end of the city. – Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror by Richard Linthicum Trumbull White Samuel Fallows
  2. Agravaine was conscious of a dull, heavy weight pressing on his heart. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  3. He stood back from the door with his hand pressing on the table. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  4. The only definite information that he could gain was that Schwarzenberg was pressing on towards the west. – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  5. If they are very pressing indeed, you must tell a lie. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  6. In summer the work was less pressing. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  7. Tharn stepped close beside the princess, pointed at the door and then to her lips, at the same time pressing the point of his knife gently against her side. – Warrior of the Dawn by Howard Carleton Browne
  8. Suddenly, as the young pony express rider was trying to work loose his bonds, he felt a sharp pain in one hand, which was under him, behind his back, pressing on the earth. – Jack of the Pony Express by Frank V. Webster
  9. Having avoided controversy upon one point, he was of no mind to enter it upon another, and de Courcelles, not pressing a third attack, entered with Jumonville upon his duties as host. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  10. Forgive me, Charles, For pressing you so much. – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  11. When you are both so angry that you can't speak civilly to each other I engage to make him desperately in love and so pressing that you will be deceived yourself." – Modeste Mignon by Honore de Balzac
  12. Then, monsieur, you will excuse me; but time is pressing. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  13. She came up to him as he sat, and took his hand in both hers, pressing it warmly. – Kenelm Chillingly, Book 5. by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  14. " M. Mauperin," said Denoisel, pressing his hand as he spoke. – Renée Mauperin by Edmond de Goncourt and Jules de Goncourt
  15. Lights moved, voices struggled into my ears; forms took shape, pressing closer to me. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  16. She looked at Mrs. Salvey, who was pressing her handkerchief to her eyes. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  17. Just now let us think of something far more pressing. – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  18. But, mamma, you would not think of pressing on that affair now Renee is in such trouble. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  19. Do you feel it pressing on your hand? – Uncle Robert's Geography (Uncle Robert's Visit, V.3) by Francis W. Parker and Nellie Lathrop Helm
  20. The ladies were pressing her a little too closely, and she both saw and felt this. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur