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Usage examples for stroked

  1. Mitchell stroked his gray beard. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  2. They looked as pleased, Mr. Twist thought, as cats that are being stroked – Christopher and Columbus by Countess Elizabeth Von Arnim
  3. He bent and stroked the impassive head. – Uncle William The Man Who Was Shif'less by Jennette Lee
  4. The Blinded Lady stroked my face all over again. – Fairy Prince and Other Stories by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
  5. Mrs. Hunt stroked her hand, saying nothing. – Captain Jim by Mary Grant Bruce
  6. A great lump was on her forehead, which she stroked absently, without surprise at its presence. – A Breath of Prairie and other stories by Will Lillibridge
  7. The king stroked their heads. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  8. She reached down and stroked his head gently. – I Walked in Arden by Jack Crawford
  9. He stroked his beard and felt the crisp, hard crumb. – A Prisoner in Fairyland by Algernon Blackwood
  10. The father screamed when he saw the Wolf running across the field with his child, but when Old Sultan brought it back, then he was full of joy, and stroked him and said, " Not a hair of yours shall be hurt, you shall eat my bread free as long as you live." – Household Tales by Brothers Grimm by Grimm Brothers
  11. Again I stroked the head of my anger. – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  12. Then she stroked a duck with a broken leg which was squatting in a corner, and the young man told her that it would be killed that very evening, for fear lest it should die during the night. – The Fat and the Thin by Emile Zola
  13. She freed one hand and, reaching up, lightly stroked his cheek. – The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories by Ethel M. Dell
  14. The governor stroked his beard " What are you going to say to him? – Amusement Only by Richard Marsh
  15. The bridegroom, half- smiling, half- angry, stroked his fine moustache. – The Slaves of the Padishah by Mór Jókai
  16. Mrs. Bagley stroked her hair and said, Now, Martha, come on. – The Fourth R by George Oliver Smith
  17. He then stroked out gracefully and beautifully. – The Niagara River by Archer Butler Hulbert
  18. She stroked it with her own hand and bent over and kissed it. – The Master Mystery by Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
  19. He did not venture to say a word, only stroked her hot face softly whilst he, too, became conscious of a certain feeling, that feeling that he had not always the strength to push aside. – The Son of His Mother by Clara Viebig
  20. Bertha drew a deep breath as of relief, and stroked Elly's cheeks. – Bertha Garlan by Arthur Schnitzler