He is very feverish; he awakes at every instant, almost, and then plies me with questions.
And it's a fine trade that she plies, selling other people's milk.
He plies the slow, unhonoured, and unpaid task of observation.
Night after night she plies her task, and she comes first to him who longs for her most.
The folds, the creases, and the plies instil life into the work.