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amour
used in Of Human Bondage

5 uses
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Definition
a usually secretive or illicit sexual relationship
  • And how inane was the life he led, lounging about bars and drinking in music halls, wandering from one light amour to another!
    75-76 — Chapters 75-76 (81% in)
  • 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.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (16% in)
  • 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.
    47-48 — Chapters 47-48 (50% in)
  • 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.
    71-72 — Chapters 71-72 (0% in)
  • 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.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (93% in)

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