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  • It seemed startling in that office, incongruous with the sternness of the rest: it was a touch of sensuality.
  • Her face was made of angular planes, the shape of her mouth clear-cut, a sensual mouth held closed with inflexible precision.
  • He taught her every manner of sensuality he could invent.
  • His fingers were moving slowly, feeling the texture of the stones with sensual enjoyment.
  • He saw the firm, sensual mouth in sharp outline.
  • She saw him smile for the first time, a slow, mocking, sensual smile that stressed the purpose of his action.
  • She lay half-stretched across the corner of a couch, her body relaxed and still; but tension stressed the shape of her mouth on her motionless face, a sensual shape drawn in lines of longing.
  • Instead of finding it crude, she found it strangely attractiveas if, she thought suddenly, as if sensuality were not physical at all, but came from a fine discrimination of the spirit.
  • They were stems of Hawaiian Torch Ginger, three feet tall; their large heads were cones of petals that had the sensual texture of soft leather and the color of blood.
  • The huge blanket of fur made her look like a child bundled for a snowstorm; the luxurious texture transformed the innocence of the awkward bundle into the elegance of a perversely intentional contrast: into a look of stressed sensuality.
  • Have I experienced the most violent form of sensual pleasure? I have.
  • …she had felt in watching him eat the food she had prepared-she thought, lying still, her eyes closed, her mind moving, like time, through some realm of veiled slowness-it had been the pleasure of knowing that she had provided him with a sensual enjoyment, that one form of his body’s satisfaction had come from her…. There is reason, she thought, why a woman would wish to cook for a man …. oh, not as a duty, not as a chronic career, only as a rare and special rite in symbol of ….…

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  • Despite his height and the width of his shoulders, he leads with a grace that is effortless and sensual all at once.
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  • In a strange way, it magnified a sensual aspect of her personality, amplifying her natural charisma.
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