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  • He felt a sensual pleasure in giving orders to Roark; and he felt also a fury of resentment at Roark’s passive compliance.
  • Then she did not want him to stop or glance at her, because she wanted to watch the ascetic purity of his person, the absence of all sensuality; to watch that—and to think of what she remembered.
  • He held the rim of the glass under his nose and inhaled with a loose kind of sensual relish, which, at a dinner table, would have been equivalent to a loud lipsmacking, vulgar there, superlatively elegant here, over a cut-crystal edge pressed to a neat little mustache.
  • It was an expression of sensual pleasure derived from agony—the agony of his victim or his own, or both.
  • He liked to throw back the covers of her bed, then to sit talking quietly for an hour or two, not looking at the bed, not mentioning her writing or buildings or the latest commission she had obtained for Peter Keating, the simplicity of being at ease, here, like this, making the hours more sensual than the moments they delayed.

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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.
    Sabaa Tahir  --  An Ember in the Ashes
  • In a strange way, it magnified a sensual aspect of her personality, amplifying her natural charisma.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  The Longest Ride

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