4 examples of peaking in sentences

that way he went, And now comes peaking.

And, I suppose, if I was just a little more effeminate and pale, with a nice retreating under-jaw and a drooping lip, and a meek, peaking simper, like your starved Romish saints, I should be "so spiritual!"

A little, peaking, puling creature, desperately hen-pecked by a second wife; but madam overshot the mark, and the knight was roused to assert and maintain the mastery.

His spirits began to fail him, and his small, puny, peaking daughter did not comfort him much.

4 examples of  peaking  in sentences