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Just look at her pointed ears, perking up at the mere signal of incoming petting — anywhere on her body will do.
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The robot will also “go to sleep” after extensive petting — in order to save on charge, one assumes.
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It is astonishing how much petting a big boy of ten can endure when he is quite sure that there is no one to laugh at him.
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There was sure to be a tonic in her petting, and Ikey got up and washed his face, looking bravely in the glass meanwhile.
THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD
Nobody else lives in such an atmosphere of petting, and has so little to plague them.
THE HEIR OF REDCLYFFECHARLOTTE M. YONGE
I think you hoped Mrs. Harrison would appear ridiculous by petting another child while thinking it was her own.
MARJORIE'S BUSY DAYSCAROLYN WELLS
When Mr. Benedict came forth from the little cabin, and found Jim chaffing and petting his boy, he was much embarrassed.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
He has to be sharp and sudden and swift and knowing, whereas I have to be tender and loving and petting and true.
BETTY VIVIANL. T. MEADE
Lousteau knelt down by her and kissed her hands with a lavish display of coaxing and petting.
PARISIANS IN THE COUNTRYHONORE DE BALZAC
The new demand upon his wits did not disturb him, so long as it meant more fish, more milk, and more petting.
KINGS IN EXILESIR CHARLES GEORGE DOUGLAS ROBERTS
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