Some time during the night she came and sat on the bed, but didn't touch him.
She hadn't touched him when he was here the last time.
He spent that time touching the neighborhood through the web.
He looked considerably older, too, as if time had touched him in a way that a few months' absence could not explain.
His brain hadn't touched the ground the whole time.
She couldn't remember another time when they'd been together for five minutes and he hadn't touched her in some way.
However, another attack made about the same time touched him more deeply.
Each time a new, warm cloth touched his hands, the pain grew worse.
Next week this time you'll be a murderer, no better than that man Wharton, so don't touch me!
This time, though, all she did was reach over and touch my hand.