Sentence Examples with the word nape

A crowd of military men was assembled there, members of the staff could be heard conversing in French, and Kutuzov's gray head in a white cap with a red band was visible, his gray nape sunk between his shoulders.

Ducking her head, she buried her face in the nape of his neck again.

She wore the camisole that amplified her breasts, her curls captured at the nape of her neck.

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Elisabeth's sigh of contentment rippled across the nape of his neck.

Rostov, feeling that he was at the front and in the power of a man toward whom he now admitted that he had been to blame, did not lift his eyes from the colonel's athletic back, his nape covered with light hair, and his red neck.

When I have met an immigrant tottering under a bundle which contained his all--looking like an enormous wen which had grown out of the nape of his neck--I have pitied him, not because that was his all, but because he had all that to carry.

The typical genus Macropus, in which the muzzle is generally naked, the ears large, the fur on the nape of the neck usually directed backwards, the claw of the fourth hind-toe very large, and the tail stout and tapering, includes a large number of species.

Her forehead rested in the nape of his neck, and she focused on the steady, slow rhythm of his heartbeat.

Nonsense! cried the count, suddenly reddening with an apoplectic flush over neck and nape as old people do.

Cristatus, distinguished by the more pronounced development of the crest of long hairs on the nape of the neck, and closely related to the next species.