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fawn -- as in: fawned all over her
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Through the Looking-Glass
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  • Just then a Fawn came wandering by: it looked at Alice with its large gentle eyes, but didn't seem at all frightened.
  • 'What do you call yourself?' the Fawn said at last.
  • 'I'll tell you, if you'll move a little further on,' the Fawn said.
  • 'I'm a Fawn!' it cried out in a voice of delight, 'and, dear me! you're a human child!'
  • So they walked on together though the wood, Alice with her arms clasped lovingly round the soft neck of the Fawn, till they came out into another open field, and here the Fawn gave a sudden bound into the air, and shook itself free from Alice's arms.
  • So they walked on together though the wood, Alice with her arms clasped lovingly round the soft neck of the Fawn, till they came out into another open field, and here the Fawn gave a sudden bound into the air, and shook itself free from Alice's arms.

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  • There was something of the fawn in her shy grace and startled eyes.
    Oscar Wilde  --  The Picture of Dorian Gray
  • Forthwith sent he an eagle—surest sign among winged fowl—holding in his claws a fawn, the young of a fleet hind; beside the beautiful altar of Zeus he let fall the fawn, where the Achaians did sacrifice unto Zeus lord of all oracles.
    Homer  --  The Iliad

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