"Of course," Betsy answered as she smoothed the cushions in invitation.
He smoothed her hair from her face and rested his hand against the soft skin of her exposed thigh, admiring her body.
Climatic agencies have smoothed and modified everything rugged or abrupt, until an impression of gentle undulation rather than of grandeur is suggested.
A handful or two of the soil is then put in, and on this the plant with its roots spread out is to be set, a trifle higher than the plant should stand in the pot when finished off; more soil is to be added, and the whole pressed firmly with the fingers, the base of the stem being just below the pot-rim, and the surface being smoothed off so as to slope a little outwards.
Dusty relaxed and smoothed her hair back like he might a child's.