Long and eagerly they spoke, and their soft
voices rose high.
Tarzan of the Apes stroked her soft
hair and tried to comfort and quiet her as Kala had him, when, as a little ape, he had been frightened by Sabor, the lioness, or Histah, the snake.
That the dainty maiden should dance and weep at the same time was indeed surprising; so Dorothy asked in a soft
, sympathetic voice:
During a brief lull in the conversation his clear, soft
voice suddenly reached Trent's ears.
Lena's all right, only--well, you know yourself she's soft
He was a fool; he had been made drunken by a woman's face and by a woman's soft
, white hands.
At last, when she came to the youngest, a soft
voice cried: 'Dear mother, I am in the clock-case.' She took the kid out, and it told her that the wolf had come and had eaten all the others.
`As they made no effort to communicate with me, but simply stood round me smiling and speaking in soft
cooing notes to each other, I began the conversation.
We would do up the paper again, just as it was, and slip in, very elaborate and soft
, and lay it on the bunk again, and let on WE didn't know about any trick, and hadn't any idea he was a-laughing at us behind them bogus snores of his'n; and we would stick by him, and the first night we was ashore we would get him drunk and search him, and get the di'monds; and DO for him, too, if it warn't too risky.
But for the last few weeks a new influence had come over Hetty-- vague, atmospheric, shaping itself into no self-confessed hopes or prospects, but producing a pleasant narcotic effect, making her tread the ground and go about her work in a sort of dream, unconscious of weight or effort, and showing her all things through a soft
, liquid veil, as if she were living not in this solid world of brick and stone, but in a beatified world, such as the sun lights up for us in the waters.
"Nay," quoth Will Scarlet, laughing, "so far as that goeth, I know of a certain friar that, couldst thou but get on the soft
side of him, would do thy business even though Pope Joan herself stood forth to ban him.
face - they say the face was not so soft