There was a sound as of the cooing
sob of doves, which seemed to multiply and intensify with each second.
And then her cooing
voice, plaintive in expostulation, disturbed the darkness, the velvet touch of her lips passed over his brow, and he could distinguish in the air the warmth of her breath.
A little plaintive cooing
, a scarcely distinct echo, replied from the depths of the cave.
But when Cornelius awoke next morning, a beam of the morning sun was playing about those iron bars; pigeons were hovering about with outspread wings, whilst others were lovingly cooing
on the roof or near the still closed window.
They're going to waltz again," said Stephen, bending to speak to her, with that glance and tone of subdued tenderness which young dreams create to themselves in the summer woods when low, cooing
voices fill the air.