She waited for him to release her, but his lips moved across her cheek and down her neck with soft caressing kisses.
And Princess Mary uttered aloud the caressing word he had said to her on the day of his death.
Finally he lifted his hands and cradled her face in them, the thumbs gently caressing her cheeks.
His gaze returned Carmen, following the line of the bodice and caressing her neck.
Finally he took her face in his hands, his thumbs caressing her cheeks gently.
In cellars and storerooms similar men were busy among the provisions, and in the yards unlocking or breaking open coach house and stable doors, lighting fires in kitchens and kneading and baking bread with rolled-up sleeves, and cooking; or frightening, amusing, or caressing women and children.
Instead, he took her face in his hands, caressing her cheeks with his thumbs.
For three weeks Natasha remained constantly at her mother's side, sleeping on a lounge chair in her room, making her eat and drink, and talking to her incessantly because the mere sound of her tender, caressing tones soothed her mother.
Princess Mary could not quite make out what he had said, but from his look it was clear that he had uttered a tender caressing word such as he had never used to her before.
When everybody rose to go, Helene who had spoken very little all the evening again turned to Boris, asking him in a tone of caressing significant command to come to her on Tuesday.