Usage examples for pressing

  1. But, mamma, you would not think of pressing on that affair now Renee is in such trouble. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
  2. The ladies were pressing her a little too closely, and she both saw and felt this. – After the Storm by T. S. Arthur
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Forgive me, Charles, For pressing you so much. – Semiramis and Other Plays Semiramis, Carlotta And The Poet by Olive Tilford Dargan
  6. Just now let us think of something far more pressing. – All Around the Moon by Jules Verne
  7. Then, monsieur, you will excuse me; but time is pressing. – The Heart of Denise and Other Tales by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  8. 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
  9. Agravaine was conscious of a dull, heavy weight pressing on his heart. – The Man Upstairs and Other Stories by P. G. Wodehouse
  10. He stood back from the door with his hand pressing on the table. – The Prelude to Adventure by Hugh Walpole
  11. Lights moved, voices struggled into my ears; forms took shape, pressing closer to me. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  12. If they are very pressing indeed, you must tell a lie. – Mr. Marx's Secret by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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
  17. She looked at Mrs. Salvey, who was pressing her handkerchief to her eyes. – The-Motor-Girls-on-a-Tour by Penrose, Margaret
  18. In summer the work was less pressing. – Fromont and Risler, Complete by Alphonse Daudet Last Updated: March 3, 2009