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  • But his true fighting weight, his antecedents, his amours with other members of the commercial Pantheon—all these were as uncertain to ordinary mortals as were the escapades of Zeus.†   (source)
  • For Philip his type was Hayward, fair, languid, too fat now and rather bald, still cherishing the remains of his good looks and still delicately proposing to do exquisite things in the uncertain future; and at the back of this were whiskey and vulgar amours of the street.†   (source)
  • LXXI Philip, in return for Griffiths' confidences, had told him the details of his own complicated amours, and on Sunday morning, after breakfast when they sat by the fire in their dressing-gowns and smoked, he recounted the scene of the previous day.†   (source)
  • Now in Martin Arrowsmith there were no decorative heroisms, no genius for amours, no exotic wit, no edifyingly borne misfortunes.†   (source)
  • He thought of the stray amours to which he had been introduced by Flanagan, the sly visits to houses in a cul-de-sac, with the drawing-room in Utrecht velvet, and the mercenary graces of painted women.†   (source)
  • He had never dined with a duchess, never received a prize, never been interviewed, never produced anything which the public could understand, nor experienced anything since his schoolboy amours which nice people could regard as romantic.†   (source)
  • Le coeur se sature d'amour comme d'un sel divin qui le conserve; de la l'incorruptible adherence de ceux qui se sont aimes des l'aube de la vie, et la fraicheur des vielles amours prolonges.†   (source)
  • To have taken the field openly against his rival would have been madness; for he was not a man to be thwarted in his amours, any more than that stormy lover, Achilles.†   (source)
  • D'Artagnan, reflecting on his future amours, addressing himself to the beautiful night, and smiling at the stars, ascended the Rue Cherish-Midi, or Chase-Midi, as it was then called.†   (source)
  • It annoyed him vehemently that people outside his tribe and unaffected by his casual amours should pursue him for the life.†   (source)
  • Certain it is, his advances were signals for rival candidates to retire, who felt no inclination to cross a lion in his amours; insomuch, that when his horse was seen tied to Van Tassel's paling, on a Sunday night, a sure sign that his master was courting, or, as it is termed, "sparking," within, all other suitors passed by in despair, and carried the war into other quarters.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • She smoothed her hair with the palm of her hand, and smiled into the mirror, humming with her cracked and sepulchral voice:— Nos amours ont dure toute une semaine,[28] Mais que du bonheur les instants sont courts!†   (source)
  • Among pennons and flags bearing wounded hearts, burning hearts, bleeding hearts, bows and quivers, and all the commonplace emblems of the triumphs of Cupid, a blazoned inscription informed the spectators, that this seat of honour was designed for "La Royne de las Beaulte et des Amours".†   (source)
  • The duke has had many affairs of gallantry; and if he has fostered his amours by promises of eternal constancy, he must likewise have sown the seeds of hatred by his eternal infidelities.†   (source)
  • He called little Georgy Cupid, and asked him news of Venus, his mamma; and told the astonished Betty Flanagan that she was one of the Graces, and the favourite attendant of the Reine des Amours.†   (source)
  • Can it be on account of the amours of Madame de Bois-Tracy?" said d'Artagnan, wishing to have the air, in the eyes of the citizen, of being posted as to court affairs.†   (source)
  • Conrade was better acquainted (perhaps by practice) with the jargon of gallantry, than was his Superior; and he expounded the passage which embarrassed the Grand Master, to be a sort of language used by worldly men towards those whom they loved 'par amours'; but the explanation did not satisfy the bigoted Beaumanoir.†   (source)
  • Next to conquering in war, conquering in love has been a source of pride, time out of mind, amongst men in Vanity Fair, or how should schoolboys brag of their amours, or Don Juan be popular?†   (source)
  • She made it her business, therefore, to amuse the good abbess with the worldly practices of the court of France, mixed with the eccentric pursuits of the king; she made for her the scandalous chronicle of the lords and ladies of the court, whom the abbess knew perfectly by name, touched lightly on the amours of the queen and the Duke of Buckingham, talking a great deal to induce her auditor to talk a little.†   (source)
  • So he entered, and anon there met with him two brethren, the one hight Sir Plaine de Force, and the other hight Sir Plaine de Amours.†   (source)
  • And anon they met with Sir La Cote Male Taile; and first La Cote Male Taile smote down Plaine de Force, and after he smote down Plaine de Amours; and then they dressed them to their shields and swords, and bade La Cote Male Taile alight, and so he did; and there was dashing and foining with swords, and so they began to assail full hard La Cote Male Taile, and many great wounds they gave him upon his head, and upon his breast, and upon his shoulders.†   (source)
  • Are you so earnest, so given up to literature, science, art, amours?†   (source)
  • These eager business aims—books, politics, art, amours,
    To utter nothingness?†   (source)
  • Amours of actresses.†   (source)
  • I bring what you much need yet always have,
    Not money, amours, dress, eating, erudition, but as good,
    I send no agent or medium, offer no representative of value, but
    offer the value itself.†   (source)
  • Away with novels, plots and plays of foreign courts,
    Away with love-verses sugar'd in rhyme, the intrigues, amours of idlers,
    Fitted for only banquets of the night where dancers to late music slide,
    The unhealthy pleasures, extravagant dissipations of the few,
    With perfumes, heat and wine, beneath the dazzling chandeliers.†   (source)
  • Containing letters and other matters which attend amours.†   (source)
  • Mine is no high-flown affection, Mine no passion par amours— As they call it—what I offer Is an honest love, and pure.†   (source)
  • So he entered, and anon there met with him two brethren, the one hight Sir Plaine de Force, and the other hight Sir Plaine de Amours.†   (source)
  • Here Love his golden shafts employs, here lights
    His constant lamp, and waves his purple wings,
    Reigns here and revels; not in the bought smile
    Of harlots, loveless, joyless, unendeared,
    Casual fruition; nor in court-amours,
    Mixed dance, or wanton mask, or midnight ball,
    Or serenate, which the starved lover sings
    To his proud fair, best quitted with disdain.†   (source)
  • The aukward behaviour of Mr Jones on this occasion convinced her of the truth, without his giving her a direct answer to any of her questions; but she was not nice enough in her amours to be greatly concerned at the discovery.†   (source)
  • "I always had a suspicion that gentleman had a passion for my daughter," said Ricote; "but as I felt sure of my Ricota's virtue it gave me no uneasiness to know that he loved her; for thou must have heard it said, Sancho, that the Morisco women seldom or never engage in amours with the old Christians; and my daughter, who I fancy thought more of being a Christian than of lovemaking, would not trouble herself about the attentions of this heir."†   (source)
  • And anon they met with Sir La Cote Male Taile; and first La Cote Male Taile smote down Plaine de Force, and after he smote down Plaine de Amours; and then they dressed them to their shields and swords, and bade La Cote Male Taile alight, and so he did; and there was dashing and foining with swords, and so they began to assail full hard La Cote Male Taile, and many great wounds they gave him upon his head, and upon his breast, and upon his shoulders.†   (source)
  • And besides all this they are harsh in their style, incredible in their achievements, licentious in their amours, uncouth in their courtly speeches, prolix in their battles, silly in their arguments, absurd in their travels, and, in short, wanting in everything like intelligent art; for which reason they deserve to be banished from the Christian commonwealth as a worthless breed.†   (source)
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  • The bookshelves strained under boxes of ammo and stacks of Louis L'Amour paperbacks.†   (source)
  • At some point during this week, he tore the final page from Louis L'Amour's memoir,Education of a Wandering Man.†   (source)
  • Right now he's smiling, a pensive smile: he's considering his latest amour, with the plump wife of a minor civil servant.†   (source)
  • So I answered, Elle symbolise l'amour ("It symbolizes love").†   (source)
  • Well, it's hardly a mystery, mon amour, Maman had said.†   (source)
  • Her current amour, Billy Nolan, was looking through the latest issue of Popular Mechanics at the magazine rack.†   (source)
  • My Cherie Amour.†   (source)
  • Jeremiah de Saint-Amour was completely naked, stiff and twisted, eyes open, body blue, looking fifty years older than he had the night before.†   (source)
  • Thus, casually, begins Lonesome Dove, by far my most popular novel, and one that allows me to join the small company of "respectable" writers whose fiction deals with the American West: Cormac McCarthy, Walter Van Tilburg Clark, Tom Lee and a handful of others, below whom comes the vast desert of the pulpers, the sons and daughters of Max Brand (Frederick Faust), Louis L'Amour and many hundreds of others.†   (source)
  • She was dead, and the note by her white rigid hand said it all: Maintenant nous deux sommes libres, mon amour.†   (source)
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  • Another part that bothered me, though, was the strange quality of the event—the jolly athletic amour so obviously and exquisitely enjoyed, yet followed by the precipitous slide into rage, weeping and discontent.†   (source)
  • The Broken Gun — Louis L'Amour.†   (source)
  • Those little brown brothers I had been fitting, with and against, all had little brown sisters, many of whom could be had for a price, or even pour l'amour ou pour le sport.†   (source)
  • Thanks to him, Jeremiah de Saint-Amour could become what he was among us.†   (source)
  • He forgot Jeremiah de Saint-Amour's funeral.†   (source)
  • for the desperate challenges, beneath a regulated SS roof, of a taste of Sapphic amour.†   (source)
  • On one side of the page were some lines L'Amour had quoted from Robinson Jeffers's poem, "Wise Men in Their Bad Hours":†   (source)
  • Among these volumes were titles by Thoreau and Tolstoy and Gogol, but McCandless was no literary snob: He simply carried what he thought he might enjoy reading, including massmarket books by Michael Crichton, Robert Pirsig, and Louis L'Amour.†   (source)
  • Amour aime aimer amour!†   (source)
  • A long time ago, on a deserted beach in Haiti where the two of them lay naked after love, Jeremiah de Saint-Amour had sighed: "I will never be old."†   (source)
  • But not then, not ever, did he realize that this was the intern who had been with him that morning in the house of Jeremiah de Saint-Amour.†   (source)
  • Florentino Ariza was sure that the funerary honors could not be for Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, but the insistent tolling filled him with doubts.†   (source)
  • And then she knew that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour had come to the end of his suffering and that he had only enough life left to write the letter.†   (source)
  • The only thing he was not willing to do was speak to the Archbishop so that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour could be buried in holy ground.†   (source)
  • The truth was that at that moment, devastated by the letter from Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, he did not really care about the fate of the parrot.†   (source)
  • In any case, he was going to send a wreath of gardenias in the event that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour had repented at the last moment.†   (source)
  • She insisted that she deserved no praise, but rather that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, already lost in the mists of death, had moved his pieces without love.†   (source)
  • Yet instead of going straight home as he had intended after certifying the death of Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, he allowed himself to be carried along by curiosity.†   (source)
  • They greeted him with a solemnity that on this occasion had more of condolence than veneration, for no one was unaware of the degree of his friendship with Jeremiah de Saint-Amour.†   (source)
  • A delegation of Caribbean refugees had come to his house that morning to inform him that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour had been found dead in his photography studio.†   (source)
  • But he was sure that the bells were not tolling for Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, who was a militant unbeliever and a committed anarchist and who had, moreover, died by his own hand.†   (source)
  • He remembered Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, on view at that hour in his coffin, in his bogus military uniform with his fake decorations, under the accusing eyes of the children in the portraits.†   (source)
  • She cleaned and straightened the laboratory once a week, but not even the most evil-minded neighbors confused appearance with reality because they, like everyone else, supposed that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour's disability affected more than his capacity to walk.†   (source)
  • The Antillean refugee Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, disabled war veteran, photographer of children, and his most sympathetic opponent in chess, had escaped the torments of memory with the aromatic fumes of gold cyanide.†   (source)
  • He was very glad that the instrument used by Divine Providence for that overwhelming revelation had been Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, whom he had always considered a saint unaware of his own state of grace.†   (source)
  • She had supposed that her husband held Jeremiah de Saint-Amour in esteem not for what he had once been but for what he began to be after he arrived here with only his exile's rucksack, and she could not understand why he was so distressed by the disclosure of his true identity at this late date.†   (source)
  • He knew it was the previous night's game, for Jeremiah de Saint-Amour played at dusk every day of the week with at least three different opponents, but he always finished every game and then placed the board and chessmen in their box and stored the box in a desk drawer.†   (source)
  • They had planned to be together on Pentecost until she had to return to school, five minutes before the Angelus, but the tolling of the bells reminded Florentino Ariza of his promise to attend the funeral of Jeremiah de Saint-Amour, and he dressed with more haste than usual.†   (source)
  • He knew that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour lived in primitive austerity and that he earned much more with his art than he needed, so that in one of the drawers in the house there was bound to be more than enough money for the funeral expenses.†   (source)
  • But he was so determined to find out the unequivocal facts regarding Fermina Daza's health that he returned to the Parish Cafe to learn them from her father, just at the time of the historic tournament in which Jeremiah de Saint-Amour alone confronted forty-two opponents.†   (source)
  • On Pentecost Sunday, when he lifted the blanket to look at Jeremiah de Saint-Amour's body, Dr. Urbino experienced the revelation of something that had been denied him until then in his most lucid peregrinations as a physician and a believer.†   (source)
  • He stared at her openly, at her intense mourning, at the dignity of her grief, and then he understood that this was a useless visit because she knew more than he did about everything stated and explained in Jeremiah de Saint-Amour's posthumous letter.†   (source)
  • At first they played after supper at seven o'clock, with a reasonable handicap for Jeremiah de Saint-Amour because of his notable superiority, but the handicap was reduced until at last they played as equals.†   (source)
  • Later, when Don Galileo Daconte opened the first outdoor cinema, Jeremiah de Saint-Amour was one of his most dependable customers, and the games of chess were limited to the nights when a new film was not being shown.†   (source)
  • She intended to sell Jeremiah de Saint-Amour's house and all its contents, which, according to the letter, now belonged to her, and she would go on living as she always had, without complaining, in this death trap of the poor where she had been happy.†   (source)
  • Jeremiah de Saint-Amour loved life with a senseless passion, he loved the sea and love, he loved his dog and her, and as the date approached he had gradually succumbed to despair as if his death had been not his own decision but an inexorable destiny.†   (source)
  • If he had not been what he was—in essence an old-style Christian—perhaps he would have agreed with Jeremiah de Saint-Amour that old age was an indecent state that had to be ended before it was too late.†   (source)
  • It was at this time that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour arrived, his knees already dead, not yet a photographer of children, yet in less than three months everyone who knew how to move a bishop across a chessboard knew who he was, because no one had been able to defeat him in a game.†   (source)
  • He eventually lent him the money to set up his photography studio, and from the time he took his first picture of a child startled by the magnesium flash, Jeremiah de Saint-Amour paid back every last penny with religious regularity.†   (source)
  • On the previous afternoon, under those same branches but in the section on the other side of the wall reserved for suicides, the Caribbean refugees had buried Jeremiah de Saint-Amour with his dog beside him, as he had requested.†   (source)
  • There was no need for an autopsy; the odor in the house was sufficient proof that the cause of death had been the cyanide vapors activated in the tray by some photographic acid, and Jeremiah de Saint-Amour knew too much about those matters for it to have been an accident.†   (source)
  • Then he spoke to the Archbishop of the lay saint he had known in their long twilights of chess, he spoke of the dedication of his art to the happiness of children, his rare erudition in all things of this world, his Spartan habits, and he himself was surprised by the purity of soul with which Jeremiah de Saint-Amour had separated himself once and for all from his past.†   (source)
  • All she knew about him was that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour was a cripple on crutches whom she had never seen, that he had escaped the firing squad during one of many insurrections on one of many islands in the Antilles, that he had become a photographer of children out of necessity and had become the most successful one in the province, and that he had won a game of chess from someone she remembered as Torremolinos but in reality was named Capablanca.†   (source)
  • By then he and the Doctor had become such good friends that they would go to see the films together, but never with the Doctor's wife, in part because she did not have the patience to follow the complicated plot lines, and in part because it always seemed to her, through sheer intuition, that Jeremiah de Saint-Amour was not a good companion for anyone.†   (source)
  • Among other things, the loss of Nathan seemed to have an effect on her that was perversely erotic, causing her to brood on bygone amour.†   (source)
  • And as she talks to me, telling me about her late lamented amour, a ghastly Cosmopolitan short story emerges, explaining simultaneously the sexual morality of these 1940s and the psychopathology which permits her to torment me in the way she has been doing.†   (source)
  • If you and Nicole married won't that be 'l'amour de famille'?†   (source)
  • 'You see how it is,' he said to me, 'where there is no chivalry, there is no amour-propre.'†   (source)
  • L'amour de famille," Tommy said, scoffing.†   (source)
  • And so you, I hear...vous filez le parfait amour.†   (source)
  • That is why I have taken up my pen.... I, for instance, have a great deal of AMOUR PROPRE.†   (source)
  • Ten to one that he makes the wench pay for the oath and the gendarme for the amour!†   (source)
  • Instead of attacking them, you'd better read Michelet's book, De l'amour.†   (source)
  • I need money in order to go and see Isabeau la Thierrye to-night; in the Val-d' Amour!†   (source)
  • J'aime l'amour et les bisbilles, J'aime Agnes, j'aime Pamela, Lisa en m'allumant se brula.†   (source)
  • Amour, quand dans l'ombre ou tu brilles, Tu coiffes de roses Lola, Je me damnerais pour cela.†   (source)
  • Il y a des coeurs ou l'amour ne se conserve pas~.†   (source)
  • Les domes, sur l'azur des ondes Suivant la phrase au pur contour, S'enflent comme des gorges rondes Que souleve un soupir d'amour.†   (source)
  • Perhaps Daisy never went in for amour at all — and yet there's something in that voice of hers...well, about six weeks ago, she heard the name Gatsby for the first time in years.†   (source)
  • And how inane was the life he led, lounging about bars and drinking in music halls, wandering from one light amour to another!†   (source)
  • He would never exactly reply to Philip's eager questioning, but with a merry, rather stupid laugh, hinted at a romantic amour; he quoted a few lines of Rossetti, and once showed Philip a sonnet in which passion and purple, pessimism and pathos, were packed together on the subject of a young lady called Trude.†   (source)
  • Au clair de la lune Mon Ami Pierrot Prête-moi ta plume Pour écrire un mot Ma chandelle est morte Je n'ai plus de feu Ouvre-moi ta porte Pour l'amour de Dieu.†   (source)
  • It was plain that l'amour which the Frenchman was so fond of was not that low and simple kind that Pierre had once felt for his wife, nor was it the romantic love stimulated by himself that he experienced for Natasha.†   (source)
  • He was lazy, peevish, and a bon-vivant; the appearance of a lady frightened him beyond measure; hence it was but seldom that he joined the paternal circle in Russell Square, where there was plenty of gaiety, and where the jokes of his good-natured old father frightened his amour-propre.†   (source)
  • mon camarade," they moved deliberately forward, leaving the sentinel pacing the banks of the silent pond, little suspecting an enemy of so much effrontery, and humming to himself those words which were recalled to his mind by the sight of women, and, perhaps, by recollections of his own distant and beautiful France: "Vive le vin, vive l'amour," etc., etc. "'Tis well you understood the knave!" whispered the scout, when they had gained a little distance from the place, and letting his rifle fall into the hollow of his arm again; "I soon saw that he was one of them uneasy Frenchers; and well for him it was that his speech was friendly and his wishes kind, or a place might have been foun†   (source)
  • An amour for him; passion for her.†   (source)
  • Le point du jour Cause parfois, cause douleur extreme; Que l'espace des nuits est court Pour le berger brulant d'amour, Force de quitter ce qu'il aime Au point du jour!†   (source)
  • Il existe un embaumement d'amour.†   (source)
  • L'amour which the Frenchman worshiped consisted principally in the unnaturalness of his relation to the woman and in a combination of incongruities giving the chief charm to the feeling.†   (source)
  • Le coeur se sature d'amour comme d'un sel divin qui le conserve; de la l'incorruptible adherence de ceux qui se sont aimes des l'aube de la vie, et la fraicheur des vielles amours prolonges.†   (source)
  • Unconscious of her presence, he still went on singing:— "Le point du jour A nos bosquets rend toute leur parure; Flore est plus belle a son retour; L'oiseau reprend doux chant d'amour; Tout celebre dans la nature Le point du jour.†   (source)
  • Then she determined upon a boarding-house existence and lived for some time at that famous mansion kept by Madame de Saint Amour, in the Rue Royale, at Paris, where she began exercising her graces and fascinations upon the shabby dandies and fly-blown beauties who frequented her landlady's salons.†   (source)
  • In the country, people have less pretension to knowledge, and are less of companions, but for that reason they affect one's amour-propre less: one makes less bad blood, and can follow one's own course more quietly.†   (source)
  • In fact, when you saw Madame de Saint Amour's rooms lighted up of a night, men with plaques and cordons at the ecarte tables, and the women at a little distance, you might fancy yourself for a while in good society, and that Madame was a real Countess.†   (source)
  • At Brussels Becky arrived, recommended by Madame de Saint Amour to her friend, Madame la Comtesse de Borodino, widow of Napoleon's General, the famous Count de Borodino, who was left with no resource by the deceased hero but that of a table d'hote and an ecarte table.†   (source)
  • Les passants crovaient que l'amour charme Avait marie, dans notre heureux couple, Le doux mois d'avril au beau mois de mai.†   (source)
  • Nous vivions caches, contents, porte close, Devorant l'amour, bon fruit defendu, Ma bouche n'avait pas dit une chose Que deja ton coeur avait repondu.†   (source)
  • On the books of profane music which entered the convent, amour (love) was replaced by tambour (drum) or pandour.†   (source)
  • Et qui done pourrait perde la memoire De ces temps d'aurore et de firmament, De rubans, de fleurs, de gaze et de moire, Ou l'amour begaye un argot charmant?†   (source)
  • That evening, on his return to his own chamber, he danced a gavotte, using his thumb and forefinger as castanets, and he sang the following song: "Jeanne est nee a Fougere "Amour, tu vis en elle; Vrai nid d'une bergere; Car c'est dans sa prunelle J'adore son jupon, Que tu mets ton carquois.†   (source)
  • It was Combeferre, and this is what he was singing:— "Si Cesar m'avait donne[25] La gloire et la guerre, Et qu'il me fallait quitter L'amour de ma mere, Je dirais au grand Cesar: Reprends ton sceptre et ton char, J'aime mieux ma mere, o gue!†   (source)
  • Whatever the justice of the situation—and I had to admit that at least some of it lay on his side—my sense of amour-propre was deeply offended at the thought of being beaten, by whomever and for whatever reason.†   (source)
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    A show of the summer softness—a contact of something unseen—an
    amour of the light and air,
    I am jealous and overwhelm'd with friendliness,
    And will go gallivant with the light and air myself.†   (source)
  • of hunters and fishers bulged at the brows, the shaved
    blanch'd faces of orthodox citizens,
    The pure, extravagant, yearning, questioning artist's face,
    The ugly face of some beautiful soul, the handsome detested or
    despised face,
    The sacred faces of infants, the illuminated face of the mother of
    many children,
    The face of an amour, the face of veneration,
    The face as of a dream, the face of an immobile rock,
    The face withdrawn of its good and bad, a castrated face,
    A wild hawk, his wings clipp'd by the clipper,
    A stallion that yielded at last to the thongs and knife of the gelder.†   (source)
  • I see the long river-stripes of the earth,
    I see the Amazon and the Paraguay,
    I see the four great rivers of China, the Amour, the Yellow River,
    the Yiang-tse, and the Pearl,
    I see where the Seine flows, and where the Danube, the Loire, the
    Rhone, and the Guadalquiver flow,
    I see the windings of the Volga, the Dnieper, the Oder,
    I see the Tuscan going down the Arno, and the Venetian along the Po,
    I see the Greek seaman sailing out of Egina bay.†   (source)
  • Jones had mentioned the fact of his amour, and of his being the rival of Blifil, but had cautiously concealed the name of the young lady.†   (source)
  • For which thou art y-bounden as a knight
    To helpe me, if it lie in thy might,
    Or elles art thou false, I dare well sayn,"
    This Arcita full proudly spake again:
    "Thou shalt," quoth he, "be rather* false than I, *sooner
    And thou art false, I tell thee utterly;
    For par amour I lov'd her first ere thou.†   (source)
  • He marries his squire to a damsel of the princess's, who will be, no doubt, the one who was confidante in their amour, and is daughter of a very great duke.†   (source)
  • Do thou tell Camilla what thou hast proposed about a pretended amour of mine; as for the verses will make them, and if not as good as the subject deserves, they shall be at least the best I can produce.†   (source)
  • —"What is it, for heaven's sake?" answered Jones, trembling and pale, expecting to hear of his amour with Lady Bellaston.†   (source)
  • Full many a maiden bright in bow'r
    They mourned for him par amour,
    When them were better sleep;
    But he was chaste, and no lechour,
    And sweet as is the bramble flow'r
    That beareth the red heep.†   (source)
  • Meanwhile the satisfaction with which Leonela saw herself empowered to carry on her amour reached such a height that, regardless of everything else, she followed her inclinations unrestrainedly, feeling confident that her mistress would screen her, and even show her how to manage it safely.†   (source)
  • The delicacy of your sex cannot conceive the grossness of ours, nor how little one sort of amour has to do with the heart.†   (source)
  • surpassing name*
    For if there fell to-morrow such a case,
    Ye knowe well, that every lusty knight,
    That loveth par amour, and hath his might
    Were it in Engleland, or elleswhere,
    They would, their thankes, willen to be there,
    T' fight for a lady; Benedicite,
    It were a lusty* sighte for to see.†   (source)
  • Well, then, in the time of this good king that famous order of chivalry of the Knights of the Round Table was instituted, and the amour of Don Lancelot of the Lake with the Queen Guinevere occurred, precisely as is there related, the go-between and confidante therein being the highly honourable dame Quintanona, whence came that ballad so well known and widely spread in our Spain— O never surely was there knight So served by hand of dame, As served was he Sir Lancelot hight When he from Britain came— with all the sweet and delectable course of his achievements in love and war.†   (source)
  • After what past at Upton, so soon to engage in a new amour with another woman, while I fancied, and you pretended, your heart was bleeding for me?†   (source)
  • Jones had never less inclination to an amour than at present; but gallantry to the ladies was among his principles of honour; and he held it as much incumbent on him to accept a challenge to love, as if it had been a challenge to fight.†   (source)
  • Though Jones had no reason to imagine the lady to have been of the vestal kind when his amour began; yet, as he was thoroughly ignorant of the town, and had very little acquaintance in it, he had no knowledge of that character which is vulgarly called a demirep; that is to say, a woman who intrigues with every man she likes, under the name and appearance of virtue; and who, though some over-nice ladies will not be seen with her, is visited (as they term it) by the whole town, in short, whom everybody knows to be what nobody calls her.†   (source)
  • This, however, soon recurred to his memory; and after the first transports of their meeting were over, he found means by degrees to introduce a discourse on the fatal consequences which must attend their amour, if Mr Allworthy, who had strictly forbidden him ever seeing her more, should discover that he still carried on this commerce.†   (source)
  • Matters being thus agreed on, his lordship took his leave, and her ladyship retired to rest, highly pleased with a project, of which she had no reason to doubt the success, and which promised so effectually to remove Sophia from being any further obstruction to her amour with Jones, by a means of which she should never appear to be guilty, even if the fact appeared to the world; but this she made no doubt of preventing by huddling up a marriage, to which she thought the ravished Sophia would easily be brought to consent, and at which all the rest of her family would rejoice.†   (source)
  • This sudden and afflicting news was no less than that his daughter had taken the opportunity of almost the first moment of his absence, and had gone off with a neighbouring young clergyman; against whom, though her father could have had but one objection, namely, that he was worth nothing, yet she had never thought proper to communicate her amour even to that father; and so artfully had she managed, that it had never been once suspected by any, till now that it was consummated.†   (source)
  • She was, moreover, excellently well skilled in the doctrine of amour, and knew better than anybody who and who were together; a knowledge which she the more easily attained, as her pursuit of it was never diverted by any affairs of her own; for either she had no inclinations, or they had never been solicited; which last is indeed very probable; for her masculine person, which was near six foot high, added to her manner and learning, possibly prevented the other sex from regarding her, notwithstanding her petticoats, in the light of a woman.†   (source)
  • Partridge was moreover better pleased with the present pursuit of his companion than he had been with his pursuit of glory; and from these very omens, which assured the pedagogue of success, he likewise first acquired a clear idea of the amour between Jones and Sophia; to which he had before given very little attention, as he had originally taken a wrong scent concerning the reasons of Jones's departure; and as to what happened at Upton, he was too much frightened just before and after his leaving that place to draw any other conclusions from thence than that poor Jones was a downrigh†   (source)
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