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  • I remember, as my sobs died down, that I became interested in watching the strange light-effects produced by partially opening and closing my tear-wet eyelids.

    CHAPTER IV

  • I felt there was something when I saw his tear-wet eyes, his shaven head, his distracted look.

    Alcestis

  • Finally, a damp sponge was passed over my tear-wet face, and thereupon, the smut dissolved and spread over my whole countenance, blotting out every feature in a sooty cloud.

    Satyricon

  • But instead she planted a tiny kiss on my tear-wet cheek.

    The God Box

  • For one brief, never-ending second, an entirely different path expanded behind the lids of my tear-wet eyes.

    Eclipse

  • When her mouth slid away from his, he kissed her cheek, her forehead, and the corner of her tear-wet eye, tasting salt.

    Hunter,Healer[SequeltoTheSociety]

  • She put her hands on his cheeks, add drawing his head down, pressed her tear-wet face against his.

    Flappers and Philosophers

  • He was hauled into the Temperance Hotel and flung like a sack, breathless and helpless, into the tear-wet embrace of

    The History of Mr. Polly

  • I wipe my tear-wet hand on my hip and stare into Doris Ann's eyes in the women's rest-room mirror.

    Change Me Into Zeus’s Daughter

  • The blue war crown on Tamose's head gleamed with mica dust, and his eyes were bloodshot with tiny lumps of tear-wet mud in the corners as he glanced down at Nefer.

    Warlock

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