Sweet-breasted

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Sweet-breasted Having a sweet, musical voice, as the nightingale. Cf. Breast n., 6.
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Usage

In literature:

When I presented myself to the group awaiting me under the big sweeting, a low, but fervent, groan of admiration broke forth as from one breast.
"When Grandmamma Was New" by Marion Harland
But whatever yearnings the sweet little nest awoke in the breast of this lonely outsider, his duty and purpose remained fixed.
"The Gentle Art of Cooking Wives" by Elizabeth Strong Worthington
It was deliciously sweet and restful there in that sunny hollow on the breast of the mountain.
"The Forester's Daughter" by Hamlin Garland
But his breast was dangerously seduced by the sweetness of the sound.
"The Huntress" by Hulbert Footner
She had, but the sweet eyes did not open in the morning, and there was no breath in the little breast to rock the dolls any more.
"Aunt Jo's Scrap-Bag VI" by Louisa M. Alcott
David watched the color coming and going in the sweet face and the tender breast rising and falling with her quickening breath.
"Turn About Eleanor" by Ethel M. Kelley
As his head lay against his mother's breast the rest there was apparently sweet.
"Penshurst Castle" by Emma Marshall
To rest on thy soft swelling breast, and in Sweet slumbers sooth each sharp intruding care?
"The Prince of Parthia" by Thomas Godfrey
But a sweet complacency could not stay long away from the young man's breast.
"Dr. Sevier" by George W. Cable
There was one thing which puzzled her greatly, and that was, the sighs that would rend sweet Bernardine's breast while she was sleeping.
"Jolly Sally Pendleton" by Laura Jean Libbey
And with her sweet face on his breast she whispered that she had loved him all her life!
"Tales from Dickens" by Charles Dickens and Hallie Erminie Rives
And now he cries for help, now he presses the sweet and supple body to his breast.
"Contemporary Russian Novelists" by Serge Persky
Sweetly, with the maternal impulse found even in maidens, she drew the heavy head to her and smiled happily at its weight upon her breast.
"Trusia" by Davis Brinton
Christine laughed softly and sweetly, kissed the incoherent letter, and put it in her breast.
"Christine" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
Artemisia's pale, sweet face lay upon his shoulder, and he clasped her close to his breast.
"The Golden Hope" by Robert H. Fuller
It struck his breast again with its incomparable sweetness.
"Atlantic Narratives"
A sweet spring of good deeds welled up in that young officer's breast.
"The Suprising Adventures of Sir Toady Lion With Those of General Napoleon Smith" by S. R. Crockett
Bronco's ear-splitting whistles, "Home, sweet home," found sympathetic response in the breasts of the other men.
"The Long Dim Trail" by Forrestine C. Hooker
All the sublime moving the heart of man, all the sweet stirring his breast, is the universal nature or the universe.
"The Positive Outcome of Philosophy" by Joseph Dietzgen
Does it solve readily with the sweet milk of the nipples of the breasts of the Mother of Many Children?
"The Oxford Book of American Essays" by Various
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In poetry:

Now o'er thy cheek the smile betrays
Some sweetness in thy dreaming eye,
Alas that thou must wake and gaze
On things that cause thy breast a sigh!
"Good Night" by Lennox Amott
When shall I be as I have been
Upon my mother's breast
Sweet Nature's garb of verdant green
To woo to perfect rest--
Love in the meadow, field, and glen,
And in my native wilds again?
"The Sleep Of Spring" by John Clare
Through one again shall live the glow,
Immortalizing, of her touch;
And through the other, sweet to know
How life swept flame once 'neath the snow
Of her mooned breasts,--and this is much!
"The World’s Desire" by Madison Julius Cawein
O for that sweet, untroubled rest
That poets oft have sung!--
The babe upon its mother's breast,
The bird upon its young,
The heart asleep without a pain--
When shall I know that sleep again?
"The Sleep Of Spring" by John Clare
The blossom was gather'd, and smiled in her breast,
For many an hour, full sweetly, no doubt —
It died, as it would were it left in the tree—
But she who had gather'd it had not the fruit.
"The Blossom" by Caroline Fry
III. Like this rich flow'r, which now in sweet decay
Droops on my breast its head in seeming sorrow;
For though its beauties charm each sense to-day,
My breast will only wear its thorns to-morrow.
"To-morrow" by Sydney Owenson

In news:

The summer version, composed of grilled chicken-breast slices, cucumber, yellow and red cherry tomatoes, sweet corn, haricot verts, feta crumbles and vinaigrette, is wholesome, fresh, basic and kind of sassy.
A sweet healthy way to liven up your chicken breast.
Roasted chicken breast, the sweet and tangy flavor of honey mustard, crisp Granny Smith apple slices, fresh spinach leaves, bacon and a sprinkle of blue cheese — this panini will melt in your mouth, leaving you yearning for more.
The new corn dogs are a novel breast-meat chicken nugget with a dip-able shape and kid-friendly, fritter-style sweet cornmeal coating.
Addictively tangy and salty-sweet, these skewers are also delicious when made with chicken breast or pork tenderloin.
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