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Then in the dark and unseen by the other two he rested the tips of the fingers of one hand upon the palm of the other hand, scarcely touching it lightly.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
The tram was full and she had to sit on the little stool at the end of the car, facing all the people, with her toes barely touching the floor.
On the last step he stumbled, but barely touching the ice with his hand, with a violent effort recovered himself, and skated off, laughing.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was listening to the sound of his voice, watching his face and the play of expression on it, touching his hand, but she did not follow what he was saying.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She went to the window and saw him take the gloves without looking, and touching the coachman on the back he said something to him.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
It was pleasant and touching to see these little girls in love; but apparently the sight of them roused no pleasant feeling in Vera.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Though they were all going with him, Anatole evidently wished to make something touching and solemn out of this address to his comrades.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
With a rapid but careful movement Natasha drew nearer to him on her knees and, taking his hand carefully, bent her face over it and began kissing it, just touching it lightly with her lips.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Understandable and touching as the look with which Natasha gazed at her seemed to Princess Mary, and sorry as she was to see her agitation, these words pained her for a moment.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
These last words determined Candide; he went and flung himself at the feet of the charitable Anabaptist James, and gave him so touching a picture of the state to which his friend was reduced, that the good man did not scruple to take Dr.
Then, without a scrap of courage, but with a great deal of desperation, I went softly in and stood beside her, touching her with my finger.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context