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  • All this was clear and not worth struggling against—she would not be abandoning herself to a luscious summer's night, there would be no long session with Leon, she would not be walking barefoot across the lawns under the midnight stars.†   (source)
  • It had been like luscious food to this woman, and, as he listened to her tell him about her cats and her brother, who had three children, whom she loved, he pictured her sitting on the chair in his basement, dead.†   (source)
  • It's so luscious.†   (source)
  • If you didn't smell so appallingly luscious, he might not have bothered.†   (source)
  • They freeze and hang, beautifully red and luscious-looking, for the whole winter—the color truly is wonderful against the snow.†   (source)
  • I imagined greenwheat and cornfields spreading over the mountainsides, luscious fruits hanging down from the branches of the trees.†   (source)
  • His voracious eyes fixed on Alex as if she were a luscious plate of cheeseburgers.†   (source)
  • Or how you condition your luscious hair?†   (source)
  • See you tonight, luscious.†   (source)
  • Her cheeks were hollow and her mouth small, not luscious, more like a slit drawn hastily with a marker or a child's crayon.†   (source)
  • But she's really luscious.†   (source)
  • My mouth was watering as she prepared our floats in plastic coffee mugs, the foam a luscious rich brown.†   (source)
  • She seemed infatuated with Aarfy, but he prayed intensely for her luscious aunt as he ran, or for a luscious girl friend, sister, cousin, or mother who was just as libidinous and depraved.†   (source)
  • In October the Boston Gazette ran the words to a song of several stanzas, supposed to have been written by the sage of Monticello to be sung to the tune of "Yankee Doodle": Of all the damsels on the green On mountain, or in valley A lass so luscious ne'er was seen, As Monticellian Sally.†   (source)
  • It's unbelievably beautiful here with the tall piney forest in the background and the luscious lake in front.†   (source)
  • But before he left, he entered my bedroom and left a red rose on the pillow next to me, the thorns neatly removed with a penknife, the smell so luscious and filling me and my dreams with contentment.†   (source)
  • The voice is quite luscious.†   (source)
  • Anyway, between The Vigils and worrying about his marks, he didn't seem to have any time to himself anymore, not even time for girls, no time to hang around Miss Jerome's, the girls' high school across town where, when school let out for the day, you could let your eyes devour some luscious sights and usually talk one of them into the car, for a ride home.†   (source)
  • So very delicately I slip my hand up in a way that will allow it to begin to cup the underpart of her luscious left breast, or right one, I forget which.†   (source)
  • It's a luscious, unreal green, like a gumdrop, and covered with tiny bright hairs.†   (source)
  • The fact that I played the role of the ugly girl to their luscious duo hadn't occurred to me.†   (source)
  • Others begin to die off and it becomes clear that almost everything in this pretty place—the luscious fruit dangling from the bushes, the water in the crystalline streams, even the scent of the flowers when inhaled too directly—is deadly poisonous.†   (source)
  • I was feeling the weight of Ruth's body, both the luscious bounce of breasts and thighs but also an awesome responsibility.†   (source)
  • It's so luscious.†   (source)
  • Despite having been told that Aa'A was the same in every direction, and that they would only find more trees and more bowers and more birds and butterflies and more luscious women, they set out towards the west.†   (source)
  • 'You eat just one tiny bit of that, and in exactly half an hour a brand-new luscious thick silky beautiful crop of hair will start growing out all over the top of your head!†   (source)
  • Lune de miel, moon of honey — as if the moon itself is not a cold and airless and barren sphere of pock-marked rock, but soft, golden, luscious — a luminous candied plum, the yellow kind, melting in the mouth and sticky as desire, so achingly sweet it makes your teeth hurt.†   (source)
  • It was only ten paces away ....it was a newspaper and stationery shop, the kind that sells almost everything, including sweets and cigars ....and what he would do, he whispered quickly to himself ....he would buy one luscious bar of chocolate and eat it all up, every bit of it, right then and there ....and the rest of the money he would take straight back home and give to his mother.†   (source)
  • He spotted a harp in one corner, a loom in another, and a big cooking pot where the stew was bubbling, filling the cavern with luscious smells.†   (source)
  • I want to be stunned by passion so intense it knocks me right off my feet, down to my knees, where I know I'll surrender to this luscious insanity.†   (source)
  • The cheeses hardening at the edges, the sulfur-drenched grapes, luscious and shiny as wax, plumped with blood from the dying field workers of California.†   (source)
  • But your breasts really are luscious.†   (source)
  • Luscious?†   (source)
  • No, not truly dead (only one, luscious Maria Hunt, had gone to her Maker), but in effect extinguished, defunct, kaput, so far as each of them concerned my life.†   (source)
  • But she only knew that the savor of it gave her an unparalleled sense of delight, a luscious and reckless and great-hearted warmth that spread downward to her toes, validating all quaint and ancient maxims as to the healing properties of wine.†   (source)
  • I took a large swallow of beer and averted my eyes; they of course lit upon the outsized bed with its coverlet of luscious apricot where my new friends had transacted most of these goings-on, and which had been the monstrous engine of so much of my recent discomfort.†   (source)
  • The naked women are presented in the same manner as the plates of meat and dead lobsters, with the same attention to the play of candlelight on skin, the same lusciousness, the same sensuous and richly rendered detail, the same painterly delight in tactility.†   (source)
  • There was so much to eat, such variety and abundance, that each time her breath stopped, her eyes actually filmed over with emotion, and with slow and elaborate gravity she would choose from this sourly fragrant, opulent, heroic squander of food: a pickled egg here, there a slice of salami, half a loaf of pumpernickel, lusciously glazed and black.†   (source)
  • The hills and the red earth and everything so green and luscious-looking.†   (source)
  • She smiled at him with a luscious tenderness.†   (source)
  • Only from the yellow barrels of the microscopes did it borrow a certain rich and living substance, lying along the polished tubes like butter, streak after luscious streak in long recession down the work tables.†   (source)
  • At once there was an enormous mulberry growing in the middle of the courtyard, with its luscious blue fruits ready to patter down.†   (source)
  • The elders of the flocks continually led stealthy advances into the front yard, lured on by the green of the grass and the luscious promise of the cape jessamine buds and the zinnia beds.†   (source)
  • In the early days when I looked on Lois as merely the luscious machine, I had allowed certain scarcely perceptible changes to be made in my appearance.†   (source)
  • The first drive was forgotten, the black, herded woods, the glaring rhododendrons, luscious and overproud.†   (source)
  • The old Mexican who lived there said the tree must be two hundred years old; it had been just like this when his grandfather was a boy, and had always borne luscious apricots like these.†   (source)
  • Yes, there they were, blood-red and luscious, as I had seen them the evening before, great bushes of them, massed beneath the open window, encroaching on to the sweep of the drive itself.†   (source)
  • In fact, as the realization grew that the machine-Lois belonged to, and was the instrument of, the person-Lois (or at least to the thing which could talk), the machine-Lois which I had innocently loved began to resemble a beautiful luscious bivalve open and pulsing in the glimmering deep and I some small speck of marine life being drawn remorselessly.†   (source)
  • They looked like lead soldiers, the little gallow-glasses, and their footsteps could not sound upon the luscious sheep-nibbled green.†   (source)
  • He saw himself walking up the Champs-Elysées, with a handsome powdering of gray hair above his temples, a left forearm of the finest cork, and the luscious young widow of a French marshal at his side.†   (source)
  • Insanely tickled at the cadences of his agreement, the earnest placidity and oblivion of the old woman, and the extravagant pretense of the whole situation, his face flooded with wild exultancy, he would croon in a fat luscious bawdily suggestive voice: "Y-ah-s?†   (source)
  • They startled me with their crimson faces, massed one upon the other in incredible profusion, showing no leaf, no twig, nothing but the slaughterous red, luscious and fantastic, unlike any rhododendron plant I had seen before.†   (source)
  • He looked upon the long spits which he had often turned when he was smaller, sitting behind an old straw target soaked in water, so that he would not be roasted himself, and upon the ladles and spoons whose handles could be measured in yards, with which he had been accustomed to baste the meat He watched with water in his mouth the arrangements for the evening meal—a boar's head with a lemon in its jaws and split almond whiskers, which would be served with a fanfare of trumpets—a kind of pork pie with sour apple juice, peppered custard, and several birds' legs, or spiced leaves sticking out of the top to show what was in it—and a most luscious-looking frumenty.†   (source)
  • Grapes, plums, pears, melons were ripe and luscious.†   (source)
  • She took the prescription and gave him one last, luscious smile.†   (source)
  • Sally brought them plates of rice pudding, rich, creamy, and luscious.†   (source)
  • The cook, placed upon her mettle, served a delicious repast—a luscious tenderloin broiled a point.†   (source)
  • Yes, buy them, by all means; and may the peaches be luscious in your mouth, Judge Pyncheon!†   (source)
  • It was filled with friandises, with luscious and toothsome bits—the finest of fruits, pates, a rare bottle or two, delicious syrups, and bonbons in abundance.†   (source)
  • When Anne went to her seat after dinner hour—she had been told by Mr. Phillips to sit with the model Minnie Andrews—she found on her desk a big luscious "strawberry apple."†   (source)
  • Usually the snow stopped at that hour of the day, as if for a quick survey of what had been achieved thus far; the rare days of sunshine seemed to serve much the same purpose—the flurries died down and the sun's direct glare attempted to melt the luscious, pure surface of drifted new snow.†   (source)
  • It was a clear little stream which ran quite merrily along on its narrow way through the luscious damp greenness.†   (source)
  • "Behold the hour is at hand—" And he told them to deal him a card, set a horn-rimmed pince-nez on his nose, its high bridge jutting up into his brow, and ordered champagne: three bottles of Mumm and Co., Cordon rouge, tres sec; plus petits fours—luscious cone-shaped little delicacies, tenderest pastries glazed with colored sugar and marbled with chocolate or pistachio creams, each presented on a paper doily with a lacy trim.†   (source)
  • Forth from the frigid mews come easily swinging carriages guided by short-legged coachmen in flaxen wigs, deep sunk into downy hammercloths, and up behind mount luscious Mercuries bearing sticks of state and wearing cocked hats broadwise, a spectacle for the angels.†   (source)
  • I remember a certain luscious roll he gave to such phrases as 'The people's representatives in Parliament assembled,' 'Your petitioners therefore humbly approach your honourable house,' 'His gracious Majesty's unfortunate subjects,' as if the words were something real in his mouth, and delicious to taste; Mr. Micawber, meanwhile, listening with a little of an author's vanity, and contemplating (not severely) the spikes on the opposite wall.†   (source)
  • It was so good to open up one's lungs and take in whole luscious barrels-ful of the blessed God's untainted, dew-fashioned, woodland-scented air once more, after suffocating body and mind for two days and nights in the moral and physical stenches of that intolerable old buzzard-roost!†   (source)
  • 'Here,' said Fritz, 'let me show you the trick of it,' and he speedily set all the youngsters to work extracting the luscious juice.†   (source)
  • Heaped up on the floor, to form a kind of throne, were turkeys, geese, game, poultry, brawn, great joints of meat, sucking-pigs, long wreaths of sausages, mince-pies, plum-puddings, barrels of oysters, red-hot chestnuts, cherry-cheeked apples, juicy oranges, luscious pears, immense twelfth-cakes, and seething bowls of punch, that made the chamber dim with their delicious steam.†   (source)
  • Bright the carriage looked, sleek the horses looked, gleaming the harness looked, luscious and lasting the liveries looked.†   (source)
  • But the base of the mountain was hidden in a perfect bower of rich verdure, amongst which I was able to distinguish the olive, the fig, and vines, covered with their luscious purple bunches.†   (source)
  • When a customer halts one of them, round comes the bottle, and, upon lifting the thumb from the nozzle, out into the ready cup gushes the deep-red blood of the luscious berry.†   (source)
  • She was aware, too, that Mr. Craig, the gardener at the Chase, was over head and ears in love with her, and had lately made unmistakable avowals in luscious strawberries and hyperbolical peas.†   (source)
  • 'It is only in the cold climate of our part of the world that they require this grafting; in many parts of the world, in more southern latitudes than ours, the most luscious fruit trees are indigenous to the soil, and flourish and bear sweet, wholesome fruit, without the slightest care of attention being bestowed upon them; while in England and Germany, and even in France, these same trees require the utmost exertion of horticultural skills to make them bring forth any fruit whatever.†   (source)
  • And he thought lusciously of mysterious and succulent food.†   (source)
  • Smiling lusciously, and stroking himself with gentle fingers, Mr. Leonard turned back to the lesson.†   (source)
  • "We will go off somewhere alone—we will take along something to eat," he said lusciously.†   (source)
  • "Beer!" he muttered lusciously.†   (source)
  • He brooded lusciously a moment.†   (source)
  • Or to be, he lusciously meditated, left alone with a group of pretty women in a town whence all the other people had fled from some terror of plague, earthquake, volcano, or other menace to which he, quite happily, was immune.†   (source)
  • Once they reached the banks of the river flowing strong
    where the pools would never fail, with plenty of water
    cool and clear, bubbling up and rushing through
    to scour the darkest stains—they loosed the mules,
    out from under the wagon yoke, and chased them down
    the river's rippling banks to graze on luscious clover.†   (source)
  • But radiant Aphrodite nursed them well
    on cheese and luscious honey and heady wine,
    and Hera gave them beauty and sound good sense,
    more than all other women—virgin Artemis made them tall
    and Athena honed their skills to fashion lovely work.†   (source)
  • My suffering was increased by my certainty that no tomato would ever let her luscious bosom heave against my chest.†   (source)
  • With racing pulse I read and reread stories in which some rock-jawed detective caught glimpses of milky white thighs through wisps of lace or embraced some "luscious tomato" and felt her bosom heaving hungrily against his chest.†   (source)
  • In every story there came a maddening moment at the very height of the bosom-heaving when some terrible distraction occurred—the luscious tomato was shot dead in the detective's arms, for example, leaving me to imagine what might have happened if the killer had been a few minutes late arriving on the scene.†   (source)
  • —As 'twere, in the peerless panorama of Ireland's portfolio, unmatched, despite their wellpraised prototypes in other vaunted prize regions, for very beauty, of bosky grove and undulating plain and luscious pastureland of vernal green, steeped in the transcendent translucent glow of our mild mysterious Irish twilight... HIS NATIVE DORIC —The moon, professor MacHugh said.†   (source)
  • —Her mouth glued on his in a luscious voluptuous kiss while his hands felt for the opulent curves inside her deshabillé.†   (source)
  • I dote on myself, there is that lot of me and all so luscious,
    Each moment and whatever happens thrills me with joy,
    I cannot tell how my ankles bend, nor whence the cause of my faintest wish,
    Nor the cause of the friendship I emit, nor the cause of the
    friendship I take again.†   (source)
  • —These Moors are changeable in their wills:—fill thy purse with money: the food that to him now is as luscious as locusts shall be to him shortly as acerb as the coloquintida.†   (source)
  • Prithee, Jack, answer me honestly; to what have tended all those elegant and luscious descriptions of happiness arising from violent and mutual fondness?†   (source)
  • I know a bank whereon the wild thyme blows, Where ox-lips and the nodding violet grows; Quite over-canopied with luscious woodbine, With sweet musk-roses, and with eglantine: There sleeps Titania sometime of the night, Lulled in these flowers with dances and delight; And there the snake throws her enamell'd skin, Weed wide enough to wrap a fairy in: And with the juice of this I'll streak her eyes, And make her full of hateful fantasies.†   (source)
  • ZOE: (Murmuring singsong with the music, her odalisk lips lusciously smeared with salve of swinefat and rosewater) Schorach ani wenowach, benoith Hierushaloim.†   (source)
  • Round Me
    That music always round me, unceasing, unbeginning, yet long
    untaught I did not hear,
    But now the chorus I hear and am elated,
    A tenor, strong, ascending with power and health, with glad notes of
    daybreak I hear,
    A soprano at intervals sailing buoyantly over the tops of immense waves,
    A transparent base shuddering lusciously under and through the universe,
    The triumphant tutti, the funeral wailings with sweet flutes and
    violins, all these I fill myself with,
    I hear not the volumes of sound merely, I am moved by the exquisite
    I listen to the different voices winding in and out, striving,
    contending with fiery vehemence to excel each other i†   (source)
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