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amour
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Moby Dick
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  • We saw young Leviathan amours in the deep.
  • …in these modern days still preserve much of the ghostly aboriginalness of earth’s primal generations, when the memory of the first man was a distinct recollection, and all men his descendants, unknowing whence he came, eyed each other as real phantoms, and asked of the sun and the moon why they were created and to what end; when though, according to Genesis, the angels indeed consorted with the daughters of men, the devils also, add the uncanonical Rabbins, indulged in mundane amours.

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  • indulged in various amours
  • Amour aime aimer amour!
    John Green  --  An Abundance of Katherines

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