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fawn -- as in: fawned all over her
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Cyrano de Bergerac
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  • 'Kiss me, my darling,' or 'Timid Fawn?'
  • CYRANO: By dint of seeing you at every turn Make friends,—and fawn upon your frequent friends With mouth wide smiling, slit from ear to ear!
  • RAGUENEAU: And Venus so attracted their eyes that Diana could secretly pass by with— (He holds up a shoulder of mutton): —her fawn!

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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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