Sentence Examples with the word pressing

Pierre, in order to make Boris' better acquaintance, promised to come to dinner, and warmly pressing his hand looked affectionately over his spectacles into Boris' eyes.

Dean, who'd just returned from pressing election flesh, answered.

It has cotton mills for spinning and weaving, besides many handlooms, and factories for ginning and pressing cotton.

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Only among the back rows of the people, who were all pressing toward the one spot, could sighs, groans, and the shuffling of feet be heard.

It was if Annie bade him turn his thoughts beyond her long forgotten cares to the no less pressing concerns of today.

To drive the air out of this skin by pressing on it, or even by walking on it, would be easy; to fill it again with air by pulling its sides apart with his fingers would be so irksome that he would soon learn to distend it by means of strings.

Meantine the Karelians were pressing on the eastern Lapps, and in the course of the i ith century the rulers of Novgorod began to treat them as the Norsemen had treated their western brethren.

The crowd halted, pressing around those who had heard what the superintendent had said, and looking at the departing trap.

The child has only to have its mother's nipple in its mouth in order to infer something very like the mutually pressing parts of its own mouth.

The operation is as follows: the paper ribbon or perforated slip is moved forward by its centre row of holes at the proper speed above the upper ends of the rods S, M; should there be no holes in the ribbon then the cranks A, A' will remain stationary, although the beam B continues to rock, since the rods S, M are pressing against the ribbon and cannot rise.