touching


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exciting a deep, usually somber response

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uf, contented themselves with touching those of the three other knights, who had not altogether manifested the same strength and dexterity.
Another branched out into touching details about his family, and was not listened to.
Your son has probably neglected some prescribed form or attention in registering his cargo, and it is more than probable he will be set at liberty directly he has given the information required, whether touching the health of his crew, or the value of his freight.
Lie down, darling; lie down, my pet," said the countess, softly touching Natasha's shoulders.
touching -- means of keeping the calamity ever in the national memory.
And so Hesiod says that oaths touching the matter of love do not draw down anger from the gods: `And thereafter he ordained that an oath concerning the secret deeds of the Cyprian should be without penalty for men.
All right, sir," says Cooey, touching his hat, with a leer and a wink at his companions.
The exhibition they make of their feelings is not a touching sight, yet it shows how deeply they have been touched, how deeply their purses have been touched, for to lay hands on their purses is to lay hands on their souls.