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Usage examples for waist

  1. " My poor child," she said, passing her arm around the little one's waist, " my poor little Elsie! – Elsie Dinsmore by Martha Finley
  2. He could pick her up with both hands on her waist, and hold her up before him, the big Joanna- and yet she must take care of him. – Joanna Godden by Sheila Kaye-Smith
  3. The night was dark, and there was no one about, so why should he not have slipped his arm round her waist. – The Childerbridge Mystery by Guy Boothby
  4. She was too little for me to put my arm round her waist, so I put it round her shoulder, and that felt just as good. – Joe Wilson and His Mates by Henry Lawson
  5. My waist appeared to catch his eye. – Parisian Points of View by Ludovic Halévy Commentator: Brander Matthews
  6. Then as Priscilla took her gently round the waist and tried to calm her she began to laugh again. – Innocent Her Fancy and His Fact by Marie Corelli
  7. The top button of her waist was open. – A Top-Floor Idyl by George van Schaick
  8. Every few seconds I was up to my waist in it. – 'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany by Gerald Featherstone Knight
  9. " Your locket's slipped inside your waist," she said, not dreaming that Winona had in shame brought this about. – The Wrong Twin by Harry Leon Wilson
  10. Klaus Heinrich again stood facing the fair maiden with the collar- bones, and when the music changed time he once more put his arm round her tender waist, and away they danced. – Royal Highness by Thomas Mann
  11. " More than I'll ever have west of them," responded Marjorie, and then with her arm round Kitty's waist, the two girls went upstairs to bed. – Marjorie's New Friend by Carolyn Wells
  12. All four men were wet to the waist. – Mystery Ranch by Arthur Chapman
  13. " And if I had to choose," continued Miss Vickers, putting her arm round his waist, " I’ d sooner have you than a hundred thousand pounds." – Project Gutenberg, Dialstone Lane, by W.W. Jacobs by W.W. Jacobs
  14. She tried to draw it away, and as she rose he put his arm round her waist and made her sit down on his knee; but at this point the husband took her arm and led her out of the room. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  15. His arms tightened about her waist, hers in spite of herself about his shoulders. – Clementina by A.E.W. Mason
  16. As I so sit, I feel an arm round my waist. – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  17. He ended at the waist! – Historical Romances: Under the Red Robe, Count Hannibal, A Gentleman of France by Stanley J. Weyman
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