cherry-cheeked love


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  • Christmas, with its sparkly, over-glitzed trees, a cherry-cheeked Santa Claus and the ritual of gift-giving is irresistible to the Japanese who have taken to celebrating Christmas on a superficial level.

    Amy Chavez: Christmas in Japan

  • He leaned gracefully from the window; he waved a large feather brush, with which he condescended to dust the furniture of the apartment within; he affably engaged in conversation with a cherry-cheeked milkmaid, who was lingering under the casement, and kissed his lily hand to her.

    The Virginians

  • Knight had seen his young friend when the latter was a cherry-cheeked happy boy, had been interested in him, had kept his eye upon him, and generously helped the lad to books, till the mere connection of patronage grew to acquaintance, and that ripened to friendship.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Yonder sit forty cherry-cheeked boys, thinking about home and holidays tomorrow.

    The Newcomes

  • Aunt Polly gave him his tea at breakfast with a sternly forbidding look, — and Julia was as cherry-cheeked as ever, though very silent.

    John Caldigate

  • He despised the whole race of them, — especially those thick-legged, romping, cherry-cheeked damsels, of whom, no doubt, his son would marry one.

    John Caldigate

  • In the window corner Dinny could see the little old husband crouched on a chair, with his hands on his knees and his crumpled, cherry-cheeked face trembling and jerking slightly.

    Over the River

  • Small, shining, neat, methodical, and buxom was Miss Peecher; cherry-cheeked and tuneful of voice.

    Our Mutual Friend

  • A recompense for their hospitality was refused peremptorily by old Jopson and his cherry-cheeked daughter; a kiss paid the one and a hearty shake of the hand the other.


  • "But the world needs righting, my luscious, cherry-cheeked daughter of Boadicea," I rejoined tranquilly.

    I'm A Stranger Here Myself


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