There was nothing wild, nothing immodest in her manner: it was quiet and self- controlled, a little melancholy and a little touched by
suspicion; not exactly the manner of a lady, and, at the same time, not the manner of a woman in the humblest rank of life.
Still, he was sufficiently touched by
his aunt's grief to long to rush out from under the bed and overwhelm her with joy -- and the theatrical gorgeousness of the thing appealed strongly to his nature, too, but he re- sisted and lay still.
Rose had been deeply touched by the thoroughness of Martin's plans, by his unfailing consideration for her comfort.
I might be just any woman," she had told herself, astounded and stricken to find how little she was touched by this experience which she had always believed bound heart to heart and crowned the sweet transfusion of affection from soul into soul.
In those days people still believed that this dreadful disease would be cured if the person suffering from it was touched by
a royal hand.
A new study suggests that sexually abused children may best remember whether their genital area had been touched by
an adult if asked directly about such experiences with the help of an anatomically detailed doll.