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51 example sentences with  temptingly

51 example sentences with temptingly

Brilliant birds flitted among the foliage, gold and silver fishes darted to and fro in a large stone basin of a fountain which threw its glittering spray over the lawn in front of the house, and on the vine-shaded veranda hammocks hung temptingly, and low wicker chairs invited to repose.

This Billie did in the fewest words possible and then sat down to the bacon and eggs that Debbie had placed temptingly on the table.

He had wandered far away from homenever had he been so farand still he ran and ran and ran, and still that whiteness quivered and glittered and flew on before him; and ever it looked more temptingly near,

If the patient be allowed to eat vegetables, never send them up undercooked, or half raw; and let a small quantity only be temptingly arranged on a dish.

Here was a shut door, and from being barred a door always invites the more temptingly.

He might not have done it perhaps; but he had entered the house by the lower way, through the area door, and that of the dining-room had stood temptingly open, with some very eatable things spread out upon the table.

Drawing inspiration from a siege celebrated in antiquity, she sought to secrete her forcesnot in a horse of wood, but within the frames of numerous fowl, picked to the bone but shredded over so temptingly with fugitive succulence as to have made a dog of feelings less fine her slave for life.

"I'll give her a regular shaking up; it'll make her hold her tongue and do her good," he said to himself, as a stony hill sloped temptingly before him.

But if you think you can like melearn to love me" He took her hand, hanging so temptingly near his own; but she drew it away.

"If you were a pauper" "It is what your father called me," he said, gravely She smiled up into his gloomy eyes defiantly, temptingly.

We will take some tufts of Corallina, however, for that is temptingly fine.

" BOOK II THE LONE WOLF'S DAUGHTER I THE GIRL SOFIA She sat all day longfrom noon, that is, till late at nighton a high stool behind the tall, pulpit-like desk of the caisse; flanked on one hand by the swing door of green baize which communicated with the kitchen, on the other by a hideous black walnut buffet on which fruits of the season were displayed, more or less temptingly, to the taste of Mama Thรฉrรจse.

She stirred the dust about and trickled its yellow lustre temptingly through her fingers.

And he kept his word; for though Philip's happiness floated temptingly before him, and the little figure at his side had never seemed so dear, he ignored the bland winds, the tender night, and set a seal upon his lips, thinking manfully within himself, "I see many signs of promise in her happy face; but I will wait and hope a little longer for her sake."

I visited one room, the long table in which literally groaned with the riches of "Ormuz and of Ind"a dazzling sight to the eye, and one calculated to raise the spirit of greed in my breast to possess myself of some of the treasures so temptingly exposed to view.

"Never the trail again?" he asked temptingly, one day.

The morning sun darted its clear rays upon the ice, which did not look dark and forbidding, like most spring ice, but sparkled temptingly.

It would weary the reader to wade through a description of the Jade work and cloisonnรฉ, the porcelain of all countries, the Japanese works of art in bronze and gold, and last, but not least, the cut and uncut diamonds and precious stones, temptingly laid out in open saucers, like bonbons in a confectioner's shop.

He opened a can of their griddle-cake syrup and by noon he had the cub following him about the tree and straining to reach the dish which he held temptingly just out of reach.

Little carriages, with many-coloured hoods, loitered temptingly beside tine pavements.

Geeche limes, almost drowned in their own rich syrup, temptingly displayed their bronze-coloured forms just above the rim of the glass that contained them.

The partridges were out of season, but temptingly fat and tender.

Here fruits for ever ripe, on radiant boughs, Droop temptingly; here all that eye and heart Enrapts, in pure perfection is enjoy'd;

She selected from the brown jar on the table three of the brownest, crumbliest, most perfect cookies, with a walnut meat perched atop of each, placed them temptingly on the saucer and, descending the steps, came swiftly across the grass to the triumphant Snooky.

Her strawberry plaits dangled temptingly as she cooed to the baby.

The old colored woman was quite tasty in her ideas, and had garnished an immense dish of strawberries with flowers and leaves, through which the red fruit gleamed most temptingly forth.

Here a parcel of currant pudding was taken out of his jacket pocket and held out temptingly.

The fire burned brightly upon the clean swept hearth, shedding a cheerful glow over the room, while warming by its blaze stood a large dish of red and golden apples, temptingly arranged.

O, it was a delicious blending of autumn's garnered store, showered upon the lap of Mother Nature, spread out temptingly to the eyes of her weary children.

The trees were robed in their deepest green, while the early ripe fruit hung temptingly upon their branches, or lay scattered upon the ground beneath.

He did not hurry, he rather seemed to be dawdling; yet almost before the observer awoke to the fact that supper was under preparation a tiny folding table with a turkey red cloth was set, the odour of coffeecheap coffee, yet surprisingly fragrantwas in the air, and the bird and potatoes were temptingly brown.

The manbeing a mancould not remain wholly insensible to the alluring physical beauty of the splendid creature who stood so temptingly before him; but, to the honor of his kind, he could and did remain master of himself.

An embroidered tunic of silk fell from her neck almost to her ankles, and just temptingly revealed the spangled trowsers and the richly jewelled slippers.

One day, when a large rosy-cheeked apple stood temptingly on the desk, Isaac stepped up to have his pen mended.

She knew him only as the stiff man who got separated from his glass without complaining, and at first she put this down to forgetfulness, and did nothing, so that he could go away without drinking; but by and by, wherever he left his tumbler, cunningly concealed behind a water-bottle, or temptingly in front of a commercial, she restored it to him, and there was a twinkle in her eye.

It was a common thing among various Indian tribes for the women to court distinguished warriors; and though they might have no choice in the matter, they could at any rate place themselves temptingly in the way of these braves, who, on their part, had no occasion to be coy, since they could marry all the squaws they pleased.

Malt liquors are made in such rivers here, or rather in such lakes with river outlets; there is such a system for their distribution and circulation through every town, village, and hamlet; and they are so temptingly and conveniently kegged, bottled, and jugged, and so handy to be carried out into the field, that the habit of drinking them is almost forced upon the poor man's lips.

Our Sorrows were heightened by the Influence of what we heard and saw, and one of our Number was wrought up to such a Pitch of Wildness, as to talk of hanging himself upon a Bough which shot temptingly across the Path we travelled in; but he was restrained from it by the kind Endeavours of our above-mentioned Companion.

"My mouth," she said, pursing her lips and lifting her face temptingly for his inspection, "my mouth is" "Perfect," interrupted Max.

The very first thing which caught his experienced eye was the cricket-fund box, with the key temptingly in the lock, just where Eric had left it when the sounds of some one coming had startled him.

He clenched his hands to keep from snatching something from the table, set out so temptingly in the kitchen, but he dared not linger even to look at it.

In another, a fricassee of chicken smelled temptingly good.

I'd like to give you a job of a different sort," said I, temptingly.

"You describe so temptingly the other side of the grave, that one would be eager to leap into it."

and she held out a gold coin temptingly.

He rejoiced at his good fortune, but not at the baronetcy itself; not for the many pleasures which, as Sir Hector's heir, now stood temptingly before him, but because he might now indeed encourage an affection, which he had once believed was as hopeless as it was intense.

The next scene is a large "dead-fall" trap, nicely set, with the bait placed temptingly within; and before it crouches a sleek marten, peeping into it as if undecided whether to enter or not.

Presently the goblin-captain came up to the boys and, after patting their heads and stroking their cloaks, produced a large nail and held it up before them temptingly.

Look at your map of Germany, and you will see how temptingly near they are to the Dutch frontier.

Temptingly the ripples greet me Luring toward the gulf beneath,

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