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  • She seems enamored of you, Wolleck.†   (source)
  • Roran thought it best if the enamored couple remained together-it seemed impractical to try and separate them while they remained confined to the same ship-but Odele's parents refused to give his arguments credence.†   (source)
  • Along the way from the East Village to Middle America, a Connector or a series of Connectors must have suddenly become enamored of them, and through their enormous social connections, their long lists of weak ties, their role in multiple worlds and subcultures, they must have been able to take those shoes and send them in a thousand directions at once — to make them really tip.†   (source)
  • She understood, but right then she was interested in inhaling his scent of fresh grain, kissing his ears, running her fingers through his thick beard, and listening to his enamored moans.†   (source)
  • There was enough to praise, and if I came across as enamored by their talents, it would make sense to be confused about who to choose.†   (source)
  • Not because he didn't want to, not because he was enamored of the bachelor scene, but simply because it was impossible.†   (source)
  • I'm totally enamored of this place.†   (source)
  • Tartarus stomped and howled, apparently no longer enamored with having a physical form.†   (source)
  • Now he's suddenly enamored with the family and has deep concerns for its well-being.†   (source)
  • But this tall beautiful girl—this woman, I should say—sitting next to me, so Eritrean and so enamored of things Italian, messed up my speech.†   (source)
  • While I'm afraid I'm not enamored of such poppycock, Lady Wellstone is indeed a woman of fine character and one of Spence's greatest benefactresses, and I have no doubt that your outing with Mademoiselle LeFarge will prove ....beneficial in some way.†   (source)
  • Too enamored of the drug to fear it, Adam believed he would simply quit when he wanted to.†   (source)
  • Ameh Bozorg was accustomed to having the entire family gather at her house on Friday, to celebrate the sabbath, but Moody was growing less enamored of his sister, so one week he told her we had other plans for Friday.†   (source)
  • North was not a man enamored with war.†   (source)
  • I am entirely enamored, and so engrossed that I don't see August until he comes to an abrupt stop in front of me.†   (source)
  • Stannis had never been enamored of his wife, but he was bristly as a hedgehog where his honor was concerned and mistrustful by nature.†   (source)
  • Whitey had a good claimer named Pickpocket that caught Johnson's eye; Whitey was equally enamored of Woolf's riding.†   (source)
  • Nevertheless, Lincoln is enamored.†   (source)
  • It was true that I had visited the welcoming house a few times since being stationed in Singapore, but I wasn't enamored of the milieu, the transactional circumstances and such.†   (source)
  • Why are all of you so enamored of those frightful beasts that you want to feed them?†   (source)
  • I couldn't deny the sense of pride I had upon seeing Ben's face and how enamored he seemed by the illusion of the sun streaming through the room.†   (source)
  • In some desperation we finally made a sally toward the enamored pair.†   (source)
  • Politicians aren't generally enamored with the suggestion that they surrender power to the marketplace.
  • she had been passionately enamored of a dignified and sad-eyed cavalry officer   (source)
  • Smith was particularly enamored of Ligaroti.†   (source)
  • "I am enamored of him, Father," I said clearly, smiling at sweet Edmund.†   (source)
  • Kelley was instantly enamored with one of Heath's friends, a young man he introduced as Adam.†   (source)
  • The man who had "appeared to be actuated by the principles of integrity" became "beclouded by a partiality for monarchy ....by living long near the splendor of courts and courtiers," and came home enamored by rank, titles, and "all the insignia of arbitrary sway."†   (source)
  • Everywhere were the bulbs, lamps, and screens she had first seen Jean use at old Pedro Garcia's funeral, when he had been so enamored of photographing the living and the dead that he made everyone uneasy and the peasants ended up kicking his photographic plates to the ground.†   (source)
  • Genet professed to be just as enamored with medicine as I was, but she was often late joining me at the study table, and she packed it in earlier than I did.†   (source)
  • Smith considered firing 011ie, but the horse was so enamored of the groom that Smith decided otherwise.†   (source)
  • She became intrigued with the Bible, who Jesus was, and why all these people were so enamored of him.†   (source)
  • Unfortunately, the wolf-nap does not readily lend itself to adaptation into our society, as I discovered after my return to civilization when a young lady of whom I was enamored at the time parted company with me.†   (source)
  • But I have another thought, which is that we wake each of them in turn, without the knowledge of the other, and whichever is the more enamored shall be judged inferior in comeliness.†   (source)
  • A half-witted boy of the school became enamored of the young master.†   (source)
  • I take the wildering whirl, enjoyment's keenest pain,
    Enamored hate, exhilarant disdain.†   (source)
  • Enamored of her.†   (source)
  • For Clyde was now hopelessly enamored of Sondra and by no means to be changed, or moved even, by anything in connection with Roberta.†   (source)
  • At a very early age—perhaps it was when she traversed the ocean of waving grass—she remembered that she had been passionately enamored of a dignified and sad-eyed cavalry officer who visited her father in Kentucky.†   (source)
  • So, in the midst of that smoke-palled city, enamored of figures and grimy toil, Paul had his secret temple, his wishing carpet, his bit of blue-and-white Mediterranean shore bathed in perpetual sunshine.†   (source)
  • She really was not enamored of Drouet.†   (source)
  • It was a freak of fancy in my friend (for what else shall I call it?) to be enamored of the Night for her own sake; and into this bizarrerie, as into all his others, I quietly fell; giving myself up to his wild whims with a perfect abandon.†   (source)
  • A multitude of lovers of both sexes—discarded maids or bachelors and couples mutually weary of one another—tossed in bundles of perfumed letters and enamored sonnets.†   (source)
  • Such an enamored fool in air would blow
    Sun, moon, and all the starry legions,
    To give his sweetheart a diverting show.†   (source)
  • Enamored persons here have we,
    And I, as suits their quality,
    Must something fresh for their advantage give.†   (source)
  • Armansky was not altogether enamoured of this part of their business.†   (source)
    unconventional spelling: This is a British spelling. Americans use enamored.
  • You don't seem to be exactly enamoured of your board.†   (source)
  • I take it that you aren't enamoured of the navy," he observed.†   (source)
  • He is enamoured of her hat^-her ancient, battered, outrageous hat with the awful plush flowers.†   (source)
  • But even though nobody at Milton was especially enamoured of Salander, the staff had great respect for Armansky and so they accepted her peculiar presence.†   (source)
  • Particularly around 1936 and 1937, I can recall all the talk in the servants' hall from visiting staff revolving around 'the German Ambassador', and it was clear from what was said that many of the most distinguished ladies and gentlemen in this country were quite enamoured of him.†   (source)
  • Italian monks who became enamoured of certain aunts would return to Italy to discard their robes and return to find the women already married.†   (source)
  • Many became enamoured of the Darkness and the black arts; some were given over wholly to idleness and ease, and some fought among themselves, until they were conquered in their weakness by the wild men.†   (source)
  • We are rightly in awe of the torsions in the poetry of Paul Celan and rightly enamoured of the suspiring voice in Samuel Beckett because these are evidence that art can rise to the occasion and somehow be the corollary of Celan's stricken destiny as Holocaust survivor and Beckett's demure heroism as a member of the French Resistance.†   (source)
  • But it is told that he was a renegade, who came of the race of those that are named the Black Numenoreans; for they established their dwellings in Middle-earth during the years of Sauron's domination, and they worshipped him, being enamoured of evil knowledge.†   (source)
  • "Me, I am convinced it is the truth," said M. Bouc, becoming more and more enamoured of his theory.†   (source)
  • Her nephews-in-law went so far as to declare that she was enamoured of the Mexican boy the Olivares had brought up from San Antonio to play the banjo for them,—they both loved music, and this boy, Pablo, was a magician with his instrument.†   (source)
  • For the enamoured madman, this is a mandoline.†   (source)
  • She too is enamoured of heavy winds, and vast panoramas, and green expanses of the sea.†   (source)
  • says a young lady enamoured of that careless grace.†   (source)
  • There was a time when he had been considerably enamoured of his Jessica, especially when he was younger and more confined in his success.†   (source)
  • Carley listened with interest, but she was inclined to doubt that she would ever become enamoured of such wild cries.†   (source)
  • a hint, a hidden meaning, a secret understanding, all the mysteries of complicity in a plot, and finally exalted his assurances of friendship to the level of protestations of affection, even of a declaration of love, lighting up for us, and for us alone, with a secret and languid flame invisible by the great lady upon his other side, an enamoured pupil in a countenance of ice.†   (source)
  • Morning after morning he had sat before the portrait, wondering at its beauty, almost enamoured of it, as it seemed to him at times.†   (source)
  • And the tender relations between Phillotson and the young girl of whom Jude was passionately enamoured effectually made it repugnant to Jude's tastes to apply to Phillotson for advice on his own scheme.†   (source)
  • He grew more and more enamoured of his own beauty, more and more interested in the corruption of his own soul.†   (source)
  • Her black eyes gleamed, and as I did not at that time know, and indeed have never since learned how to reduce to its objective elements any strong impression, since I had not, as they say, enough 'power of observation' to isolate the sense of their colour, for a long time afterwards, whenever I thought of her, the memory of those bright eyes would at once present itself to me as a vivid azure, since her complexion was fair; so much so that, perhaps, if her eyes had not been quite so black—which was what struck one most forcibly on first meeting her—I should not have been, as I was, especially enamoured of their imagined blue.†   (source)
  • A sea-monster had been enamoured of the pearl that the diver brought to King Perozes, and had slain the thief, and mourned for seven moons over its loss.†   (source)
  • There are few of us who have not sometimes wakened before dawn, either after one of those dreamless nights that make us almost enamoured of death, or one of those nights of horror and misshapen joy, when through the chambers of the brain sweep phantoms more terrible than reality itself, and instinct with that vivid life that lurks in all grotesques, and that lends to Gothic art its enduring vitality, this art being, one might fancy, especially the art of those whose minds have been troubled with the malady of reverie.†   (source)
  • From the day on which the bandit had been saved by the two young peasants, he had been enamoured of Teresa, and had sworn she should be his.†   (source)
  • The birds took to wing joyously; beasts great and small went about, each in its way; the trees shook their verdurous branches, nodding to the enamoured winds; the rivers ran to the seas, and the seas tossed in their beds and rolled in crested waves, and with surging and ebbing painted the shores with glistening foam; and over all the clouds floated like sailed ships unanchored.†   (source)
  • The Lord of the estate on which the chapel of the curacy was situated saw this pretend sister, and became enamoured of her—amorous to such a degree that he proposed to marry her.†   (source)
  • I discovered afterwards that Miss Lavinia was an authority in affairs of the heart, by reason of there having anciently existed a certain Mr. Pidger, who played short whist, and was supposed to have been enamoured of her.†   (source)
  • A stiff commissariat officer of sixty, famous as a martinet, had then become enamoured of the gravity with which she drove the proprieties four-in-hand through the cathedral town society, and had solicited to be taken beside her on the box of the cool coach of ceremony to which that team was harnessed.†   (source)
  • But since your reverend wisdom hath discovered this Jewish queen to be a sorceress, perchance it may account fully for his enamoured folly.†   (source)
  • Elizabeth-Jane, surveying the position of Lucetta between her two lovers from the crystalline sphere of a straightforward mind, did not fail to perceive that her father, as she called him, and Donald Farfrae became more desperately enamoured of her friend every day.†   (source)
  • But while he apparently studied to spare the feelings of Bois-Guilbert, he threw in, from time to time, such hints, as seemed to infer that he laboured under some temporary alienation of mind, so deeply did he appear to be enamoured of the damsel whom he brought along with him.†   (source)
  • These were the only words that this proud and violently enamoured woman could utter in response to Debray.†   (source)
  • Of this sequence to Bichat's work, already vibrating along many currents of the European mind, Lydgate was enamoured; he longed to demonstrate the more intimate relations of living structure, and help to define men's thought more accurately after the true order.†   (source)
  • Her mind was theoretic, and yearned by its nature after some lofty conception of the world which might frankly include the parish of Tipton and her own rule of conduct there; she was enamoured of intensity and greatness, and rash in embracing whatever seemed to her to have those aspects; likely to seek martyrdom, to make retractations, and then to incur martyrdom after all in a quarter where she had not sought it.†   (source)
  • In the meantime, the Black Champion and his guide were pacing at their leisure through the recesses of the forest; the good Knight whiles humming to himself the lay of some enamoured troubadour, sometimes encouraging by questions the prating disposition of his attendant, so that their dialogue formed a whimsical mixture of song and jest, of which we would fain give our readers some idea.†   (source)
  • He for his part had tossed away all cheap inventions where ignorance finds itself able and at ease: he was enamoured of that arduous invention which is the very eye of research, provisionally framing its object and correcting it to more and more exactness of relation; he wanted to pierce the obscurity of those minute processes which prepare human misery and joy, those invisible thoroughfares which are the first lurking-places of anguish, mania, and crime, that delicate poise and transition which determine the growth of happy or unhappy consciousness.†   (source)
  • What damsel was not enamoured of him and did not yield herself up wholly to his will and pleasure?†   (source)
  • And then was he so enamoured upon her that he wist not whether he were on horseback or on foot.†   (source)
  • And then was he so enamoured upon her that he wist not whether he were on horseback or on foot.†   (source)
  • "Faith, you are right," said Sancho, "and no doubt he is some enamoured knight."†   (source)
  • Signior, you are very near my brother in his love: he is enamoured on Hero; I pray you, dissuade him from her; she is no equal for his birth: you may do the part of an honest man in it.†   (source)
  • Had he been greatly enamoured of Sophia, he possibly might have thought otherwise; but give me leave to say, there is great difference between running away with a man's daughter from the motive of love, and doing the same thing from the motive of theft.†   (source)
  • She even proceeded so far as to be concerned to find that Elinor and her sister were so soon to leave town, as she had hoped to see more of them;—an exertion in which her husband, who attended her into the room, and hung enamoured over her accents, seemed to distinguish every thing that was most affectionate and graceful.†   (source)
  • As far, however, as it teaches any thing, it teaches us not to be enamoured of plurality in the Executive.†   (source)
  • And as the French book maketh mention, at the first time that ever Sir Kehydius saw La Beale Isoud he was so enamoured upon her that for very pure love he might never withdraw it.†   (source)
  • Cousin, I think thou art enamoured Upon his follies: never did I hear Of any prince so wild o' liberty.†   (source)
  • Amazement seized
    All th' host of Heaven; back they recoiled afraid
    At first, and called me Sin, and for a sign
    Portentous held me; but, familiar grown,
    I pleased, and with attractive graces won
    The most averse—thee chiefly, who, full oft
    Thyself in me thy perfect image viewing,
    Becam'st enamoured; and such joy thou took'st
    With me in secret that my womb conceived
    A growing burden.†   (source)
  • And as the French book maketh mention, at the first time that ever Sir Kehydius saw La Beale Isoud he was so enamoured upon her that for very pure love he might never withdraw it.†   (source)
  • To deal plainly with the reader, the captain, ever since his arrival, at least from the moment his brother had proposed the match to him, long before he had discovered any flattering symptoms in Miss Bridget, had been greatly enamoured; that is to say, of Mr Allworthy's house and gardens, and of his lands, tenements, and hereditaments; of all which the captain was so passionately fond, that he would most probably have contracted marriage with them, had he been obliged to have taken the witch of Endor into the bargain.†   (source)
  • And as it happened, Sir Palomides looked up toward her where she lay in the window, and he espied how she laughed; and therewith he took such a rejoicing that he smote down, what with his spear and with his sword, all that ever he met; for through the sight of her he was so enamoured in her love that he seemed at that time, that an both Sir Tristram and Sir Launcelot had been both against him they should have won no worship of him; and in his heart, as the book saith, Sir Palomides wished that with his worship he might have ado with Sir Tristram before all men, because of La Beale Isoud.†   (source)
  • sound
    Of leaves and fuming rills, Aurora's fan,
    Lightly dispersed, and the shrill matin song
    Of birds on every bough; so much the more
    His wonder was to find unwakened Eve
    With tresses discomposed, and glowing cheek,
    As through unquiet rest: He, on his side
    Leaning half raised, with looks of cordial love
    Hung over her enamoured, and beheld
    Beauty, which, whether waking or asleep,
    Shot forth peculiar graces; then with voice
    Mild, as when Zephyrus on Flora breathes,
    Her hand soft touching, whispered thus.†   (source)
  • As when to them who fail
    Beyond the Cape of Hope, and now are past
    Mozambick, off at sea north-east winds blow
    Sabean odours from the spicy shore
    Of Araby the blest; with such delay
    Well pleased they slack their course, and many a league
    Cheered with the grateful smell old Ocean smiles:
    So entertained those odorous sweets the Fiend,
    Who came their bane; though with them better pleased
    Than Asmodeus with the fishy fume
    That drove him, though enamoured, from the spouse
    Of Tobit's son, and with a vengeance sent
    From Media post to Egypt, there fast bound.†   (source)
  • He found him so elevated with his success, so enamoured with his daughter, and so satisfied with her reception of him, that the old gentleman began to caper and dance about his hall, and by many other antic actions to express the extravagance of his joy; for he had not the least command over any of his passions; and that which had at any time the ascendant in his mind hurried him to the wildest excesses.†   (source)
  • And as it happened, Sir Palomides looked up toward her where she lay in the window, and he espied how she laughed; and therewith he took such a rejoicing that he smote down, what with his spear and with his sword, all that ever he met; for through the sight of her he was so enamoured in her love that he seemed at that time, that an both Sir Tristram and Sir Launcelot had been both against him they should have won no worship of him; and in his heart, as the book saith, Sir Palomides wished that with his worship he might have ado with Sir Tristram before all men, because of La Beale Isoud.†   (source)
  • Humble with the proud, haughty with the humble, encounterer of dangers, endurer of outrages, enamoured without reason, imitator of the good, scourge of the wicked, enemy of the mean, in short, knight-errant, which is all that can be said!†   (source)
  • Look here, heretic, have I not told thee a thousand times that I have never once in my life seen the peerless Dulcinea or crossed the threshold of her palace, and that I am enamoured solely by hearsay and by the great reputation she bears for beauty and discretion?†   (source)
  • Six days he remained without appearing in public, and one night as he lay awake thinking of his misfortunes and of Altisidora's pursuit of him, he perceived that some one was opening the door of his room with a key, and he at once made up his mind that the enamoured damsel was coming to make an assault upon his chastity and put him in danger of failing in the fidelity he owed to his lady Dulcinea del Toboso.†   (source)
  • He at once wheeled about, Sancho ran to take possession of his Dapple, Death and his flying squadron returned to their cart and pursued their journey, and thus the dread adventure of the cart of Death ended happily, thanks to the advice Sancho gave his master; who had, the following day, a fresh adventure, of no less thrilling interest than the last, with an enamoured knight-errant.†   (source)
  • The governor, the majordomo, and the carver went aside with him, and, unheard by his sister, asked him how he came to be in that dress, and he with no less shame and embarrassment told exactly the same story as his sister, to the great delight of the enamoured carver; the governor, however, said to them, "In truth, young lady and gentleman, this has been a very childish affair, and to explain your folly and rashness there was no necessity for all this delay and all these tears and sighs; for if you had said we are so-and-so, and we escaped from our father's house in this way in order to ramble about†   (source)
  • Of this beauty, to which my poor feeble tongue has failed to do justice, countless princes, not only of that country, but of others, were enamoured, and among them a private gentleman, who was at the court, dared to raise his thoughts to the heaven of so great beauty, trusting to his youth, his gallant bearing, his numerous accomplishments and graces, and his quickness and readiness of wit; for I may tell your highnesses, if I am not wearying you, that he played the guitar so as to make i†   (source)
  • To be brief, last of all she has commanded me to go through all the provinces of Spain and compel all the knights-errant wandering therein to confess that she surpasses all women alive to-day in beauty, and that I am the most valiant and the most deeply enamoured knight on earth; in support of which claim I have already travelled over the greater part of Spain, and have there vanquished several knights who have dared to contradict me; but what I most plume and pride myself upon is having vanquished in single combat that so famous knight Don Quixote of La Mancha, and made him confess that my Casildea i†   (source)
  • When I met him I was enamored of Ernest Hemingway, like almost everyone else in his course, and ground out story after story about sardonic fellows sitting in bars before trudging off to brutal ends.†   (source)
  • Still continuing no less attached to union than enamored of liberty, they observed the danger which immediately threatened the former and more remotely the latter; and being pursuaded that ample security for both could only be found in a national government more wisely framed, they as with one voice, convened the late convention at Philadelphia, to take that important subject under consideration.†   (source)
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