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Usage examples for warming

  1. " Yes," went on Edward, warming up to the subject. – The Motor Maids by Palm and Pine by Katherine Stokes
  2. The ships are over on the ramp warming up. – Jane Stewardess of the Air Lines by Ruthe S. Wheeler
  3. Good- night, I'll be thinking of ye while I'm warming her. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. Why did it seem to give him a sense of home- coming which he had been sure he could never feel again- that sense of the beauty of land and sky and purple bloom of distance and a warming of the heart at drawing nearer to the great old house which had held those of his blood for six hundred years? – The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  5. Well, said Miss Robinson, drawing her chair to the fire, taking off her hat and shawl, and warming her knees by the blaze, I didn't reckon to return. – Drift from Two Shores by Bret Harte
  6. Only Betty was silent, her heart warming with a tender sympathy over the story of an old and loyal love. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  7. Whereupon, 'standing attention' a little more, Dr. Arthur took the measure of the gray chair as accurately as if he intended to have one made for himself, and then with a smile came back to the more selfish business of warming his other foot. – The Gold of Chickaree by Susan Warner
  8. Do you know," warming to the subject, " I consider Doctor Ward is acting very mysteriously in regard to Major Goddard's condition." – The Lost Despatch by Natalie Sumner Lincoln
  9. It seemed as if all Hillerton went to that house- warming. – Oh, Money! Money! by Eleanor Hodgman Porter
  10. I say, sisters, there wouldn't have been much use in warming us against a good fire in any place just then. – Phemie Frost's Experiences by Ann S. Stephens
  11. But she felt, with warming cheeks, that she did not like to do it with two people sitting still and looking at her. – Queechy, Volume II by Elizabeth Wetherell
  12. He insists on the fly, and the inn, and the wet boots, and the warming mixture, and the testimony of the landlady and the railway porter." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  13. " It is true, and more," the Captain continued, warming as he spoke. – The Red Cockade by Stanley J. Weyman
  14. And all his friends agreed that the house- warming he gave was the most successful that ever was known in those parts. – The Tale of Buster Bumblebee by Arthur Scott Bailey
  15. See, he's warming up over there right now. – Bert Wilson's Fadeaway Ball by J. W. Duffield
  16. The greatest environmental challenge of the new century is global warming. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  17. Old Man Hicks was set at work " warming up," although it was felt that he must be a desperate resort. – Frank Merriwell's Races by Burt L. Standish
  18. The party was really warming up. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  19. " I would have you all staying with me always," I cry, warming with my theme, and beginning to dance, " all except father: he should come once a year for a week, if he was good, and not at all, if he was not." – Nancy A Novel by Rhoda Broughton
  20. He was as full of thought for him as any lover for his mistress; giving him his arm, telling him where to put his foot down so as to avoid the mud, warming the bed for him, lighting a fire in his room, making his supper ready. – Two Poets Lost Illusions Part I by Honore de Balzac
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