He smoothed her hair from her face and rested his hand against the soft skin of her exposed thigh, admiring her body.
Dusty relaxed and smoothed her hair back like he might a child's.
Unconsciously she sat up, smoothed her hair, got up, and went to the window, involuntarily inhaling the freshness of the clear but windy evening.
"Of course," Betsy answered as she smoothed the cushions in invitation.
Yet his observations are of the first importance as showing the smallness of the deviation of the central line from the ecliptic. When smoothed out, the maximum latitude is less than 3°, which seems to preclude the coincidence of the central plane of the light with that of the sun's equator.