1 His extended foot swung slowly up and down in the tempo.
It was not dance tempo.
The rain began with gusty showers, pauses and downpours; and then gradually it settled to a single tempo, small drops and a steady beat, rain that was gray to see through, rain that cut midday light to evening.
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He bent his head until his lips touched her neck, and spoke against her skin, his words matching the tempo of her pulse.
Cassandra Clare -- City of Heavenly Fire
Cinder sighed and changed the tempo of her tapping fingers.