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affection

affection Sentence Examples

  • Lifting her chin for his affection, she forced his lips down to hers.

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  • Tim didn't show much affection, even to his thirteen sons.

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  • Not once had she declared any affection for him.

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  • He really did feel affection for her, if he was jealous.

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  • But first I need company and the affection of a sweet little friend.

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  • He'd gone from being tormented by his own mother to the affection of an abusive father who regretted ever having him.

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  • She met his gaze, wondering if any part of him was capable of affection or if she'd wither like a dried-out flower.

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  • As a stranger to human affection, he'd never quite gotten used to her hugs.

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  • Right now, any affection would be welcome; and Alex was obviously an affectionate person.

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  • She was jealous as a lover of the child's affection, and the struggle between the mother and grandmother was one of the bitterest of Aurore's childish troubles.

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  • A still longer separation followed, but the wolf again remembered his old associate and showed great affection upon his return.

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  • She wondered if it was because of the thought of her seducing someone else or because of her triumph at winning his affection, even if he beat her at every other thing.

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  • Maybe it was because Alex seemed to have more affection for them than he did anything else lately.

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  • He pulled her into his arms and kissed her tenderly, but his affection lacked sincerity.

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  • There would be time enough for affection after the party – when they were alone.

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  • Let's just say, I may have misjudged more than your affection for me.

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  • Dean had trouble remembering who was who but all were of like mind in their affection for the old man who turned up the charm meter a notch or two.

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  • It didn't create trust or affection or hope or love.

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  • Does that mean we can't indulge in a little innocent affection now and then?

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  • If he returned her affection, would she grow tired of him?

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  • He'd granted favors to women as a way of releasing his frustration, but never with any real affection-- just physical need.

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  • Deidre wasn't certain if there was any affection for his daughter, though his persistence in healing her was a sign of either care or obligation.

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  • Her character, as depicted in the poems, is not an attractive one; but she seems to have entertained a genuine affection for her lover.

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  • She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.

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  • In psychology the terms "affection" and "affective" are of great importance.

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  • She accepted everything I did for her as a matter of course, and refused to be caressed, and there was no way of appealing to her affection or sympathy or childish love of approbation.

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  • The succeeding years of disunion and misrule under the Danes explain the belated affection with which his countrymen came to regard him.

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  • My uxorious husband does his best to show his affection through my primary love languages.

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  • She responds quickly to the gentle pressure of affection, the pat of approval, the jerk of impatience, the firm motion of command, and to the many other variations of the almost infinite language of the feelings; and she has become so expert in interpreting this unconscious language of the emotions that she is often able to divine our very thoughts.

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  • In 1834 he was appointed professor of physics, but in 5839 contracted an affection of the eyes while studying the phenomena of colour and vision, and, after much suffering, resigned.

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  • Such an association proves that there is very little difference between the dog and the wolf in recognition of man as an object of affection and veneration.

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  • "Is it possible that Amelie" (Mademoiselle Bourienne) "thinks I could be jealous of her, and not value her pure affection and devotion to me?"

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  • A time of furlough in Corsica from September 1786 to September 1787 served to strengthen his affection for his mother, and for the island which he still hoped to free from the French yoke.

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  • But if the motive of his patronage had been merely politic it never could have inspired the affection which it did in its recipients.

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  • But this was a mere legal formality, and on the whole the marriage seems to have met the views of both parties, 'neither of whom had any affection for the other.

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  • Though not a great monarch, King Humbert had, by his unfailing generosity and personal courage, won the esteem and affection of his people.

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  • The king's attitude secured for him the good will and affection of a people, loyal by tradition to the house of Orange, and the revolutionary disturbances of 1848 found no echo in Holland.

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  • There were soon signs that Henry's affection, which had before been a genuine passion, had cooled or ceased.

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  • He got into some trouble with the chancellor, Gardiner, over a ribald play, "Pammachius," performed by the students, deriding the old ecclesiastical system, though Bonner wrote to Parker of the assured affection he bore him.

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  • There is little doubt that some redundant narratives in the Ring were of earlier conception than the four complete dramas, and that their survival is due partly to Wagner's natural affection for work on which he had spent pains, and partly to a dim notion that (like Browning's method in The Ring and the Book) they might serve to reveal the story afresh in the light of each character.

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  • Their remains were deposited in the family tomb of their master, who sometimes erected monuments in testimony of his affection and regret.

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  • Doubtless there was often genuine mutual affection; slaves sometimes, as in noted instances during the civil wars, showed the noblest spirit of devotion to their masters.

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  • "Rugayushka!" he added, involuntarily by this diminutive expressing his affection and the hopes he placed on this red borzoi.

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  • Two witnesses for the mock marriage--Khvostikov, a retired petty official whom Dolokhov made use of in his gambling transactions, and Makarin, a retired hussar, a kindly, weak fellow who had an unbounded affection for Kuragin--were sitting at tea in Dolokhov's front room.

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  • "No, Princess, I have lost your affection forever!" said Mademoiselle Bourienne.

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  • By the aid of Apollo, who served him as a slave - either as a punishment for having slain the Cyclopes, or out of affection for his mortal master - he won the hand of Alcestis, the most beautiful of the daughters of Pelias, king of Iolcus.

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  • There is no direct evidence of it, but the conduct of her close ally Constant may be quoted in its support, and it is certain that she had no affection for the Bourbons.

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  • But, on the other hand, the vital spirits cause a movement in the gland by which the mind perceives the affection of the organs, learns that something is to be loved or hated, admired or shunned.

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  • It was suggested that the motive of the murder was the brothers' rivalry in the affection of Donna Sancha, wife of Giuffre, the pope's youngest son, while there were yet darker hints at incestuous relations of Cesare and the duke with their sister Lucrezia.

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  • My eyes fill with tears now as I think how my mother pressed me close to her, speechless and trembling with delight, taking in every syllable that I spoke, while little Mildred seized my free hand and kissed it and danced, and my father expressed his pride and affection in a big silence.

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  • Pierre had evoked the passionate affection of the Italian merely by evoking the best side of his nature and taking a pleasure in so doing.

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  • He found that his Sophie was an idealized version of a rather common and ill-educated woman, and she consoled herself with the affection of a young officer, after whose death she committed suicide.

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  • The princess' beautiful eyes with all their former calm radiance were looking with tender affection and pity at Mademoiselle Bourienne's pretty face.

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  • Why do you suppose that I should look severely on your affection for that young man?

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  • He looked at the snowflakes fluttering above the fire and remembered a Russian winter at his warm, bright home, his fluffy fur coat, his quickly gliding sleigh, his healthy body, and all the affection and care of his family.

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  • She was, alas, the helpless victim of my outbursts of temper and of affection, so that she became much the worse for wear.

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  • Her arms slid around his neck of their own volition and she pressed close to him passionately returning his affection.

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  • Saltmaking is by no means an unhealthy trade, some slight soreness of the eyes being the only affection sometimes complained of; indeed the atmosphere of steam saturated with salt in which the workmen live seems specially preservative against colds, rheumatism, neuralgia, &c.

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  • By birth and marriage he was a Southerner, and the citizens of Norfolk counted on his throwing in his lot with them; but professional pride, and affection for the flag under which he had served for more than fifty years, held him true to his allegiance; he passionately rejected the proposals of his fellow-townsmen, and as it was more than hinted to him that his longer stay in Norfolk might be dangerous, he hastily quitted that place, and offered his services to the government at Washington.

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  • Mandarin birds and kingfisher covers are symbols of conjugal affection.

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  • sisterly affection or delicacy of mind.

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  • He was, Powell recalled with affection, a slow starter.

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  • Expect wonderful inventions, an affection for the Victorians and a stuffed stoat called Malcolm.

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  • Although the early church showed deep affection one to another but they also had their moments of bitter strife.

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  • She cuddled close to him and lifted her face for his affection.

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  • For the next week she cautiously accepted his occasional displays of affection.

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  • Cooms doted on the boy who seemed to return his affection.

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  • She frequently walks a dog, a loathsome animal who fails to warm to my affection.

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  • Not even for affection?

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  • But the idea he did want her was almost a relief, another sign he was capable of providing at least some form of affection.

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  • "Hello, little brother," Andre said with some affection.

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  • She wondered what life would be like with someone like him, or if he was so bound to duty, there was no room for real affection.

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  • Hypnotized by his somber gaze, she lifted her face to accept his affection.

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  • For a few moments she resisted the temptation to surrender, but his embrace was electrifying and she found herself passionately returning his affection.

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  • Some small part of her yearned to feel that sense of unconditional safety and affection.

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  • When he leaned down to kiss her again, she eagerly returned his affection.

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  • If they had to work at love during courtship, what would marriage be like - when he no longer needed to pretend affection?

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  • His touching love for his worthless son is one of the most beautiful descriptions of paternal affection.

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  • The slave is a member of the family, and is treated with tenderness and affection.

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  • If Hebrew, it might be derived from the root p rr (to embrace) as an intensive term of affection.

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  • As all intellectual phenomena have by experimentalists been reduced to sensation, so all emotion has been and is regarded as reducible to simple mental affection, the element of which all emotional manifestations are ultimately composed.

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  • In the first, all affection phenomena are primarily divisible into those which are pleasurable and those which are the reverse.

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  • Thus it is found that the action of the heart is accelerated by pleasant, and retarded by unpleasant, stimuli; again, changes of weight and volume are found to accompany modifications of affection - and so on.

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  • With his wife Russell always lived on terms of the greatest affection and confidence.

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  • At first the revolutionary propaganda produced no personal animosity against the emperor, who continued to be treated by his people with every mark of respect and affection, but this state of things gradually changed.

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  • Towards the close of 1888 the emperor returned and was received by the populace with every demonstration of affection and esteem.

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  • The letters consist of correspondence with Antoninus Pius, Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus, in which the character of Fronto's pupils appears in a very favourable light, especially in the affection they both seem to have retained for their old master; and letters to friends, chiefly letters of recommendation.

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  • (It is fair to say that these views were published in one of his later works.) In treatment of disease Hahnemann rejected entirely the notion of a vis medicatrix naturae, and was guided by his well-known principle 1 The itch (scabies) is really an affection produced by the presence in the skin of a species of mite (Acarus scabiei), and when this is destroyed or removed the disease is at an end.

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  • According to Thomas Moore, Lord Edward Fitzgerald was the only one of the numerous suitors of Sheridan's first wife whose attentions were received with favour; and it is certain that, whatever may have been its limits, a warm mutual affection subsisted between the two.

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  • Once prime minister, his personal popularity proved to be a powerful unifying influence in a somewhat heterogeneous party; and though the illness and death (August 30, 1906) of his wife (daughter of General Sir Charles Bruce), whom he had married in 1860, made his constant attendance in the House of Commons impossible, his domestic sorrow excited widespread sympathy and appealed afresh to the affection of his political followers.

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  • Personal affection and political devotion had in these two years made him appear indispensable to the party, although nobody ever regarded him as in the front line of English statesmen so far as originality of ideas or brilliance of debating power were concerned.

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  • Through affection she purifies the activity of the test of every institution, impulse, act; his fabric and knowledge at every point, is evidently beyond the compass of such an article as this.

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  • Foreigners visiting Japan are immediately struck by the affection of the people for flowers, trees and natural beauties of every kind.

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  • All these treesthe plum, the cherry and the peachbear no fruit worthy of the name, nor do they excel their Occidental representatives in wealth of blossom, but the admiring affection they inspire in Japan is unique.

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  • The affection of Charles Fox for his father was unbounded, but the passion for gambling which had been instilled in him as a boy proved the ruin of the family fortune.

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  • It is hard to explain this solitary instance of shabby conduct in a thoroughly generous man towards a person to whom he was unalterably attached and who fully deserved his affection.

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  • He has the interest of being the last poet of the free republic. In his life and in his art he was the precursor of those poets who used their genius as the interpreter and minister of pleasure; but he rises above them in the spirit of personal independence, in his affection for his friends, in his keen enjoyment of natural and simple pleasures, and in his power of giving vital expression to these feelings.

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  • The homeliest details of the farmer's work are transfigured through the poet's love of nature; through his religious feeling and his pious sympathy with the sanctities of human affection; through his patriotic sympathy with the national greatness; and through the rich allusiveness of his art to everything in poetry and legend which can illustrate and glorify his theme.

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  • Therefore, even though Athenian domination may have been highly salutary in its effects, there can be no doubt that the allies did not regard it with affection.

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  • Among these was an Englishman, Mr Charles Heath, for whom he had great respect and affection.

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  • He took a leading part in the settlement of the dockers' strike in the autumn of 1889, and his patient and effectual action on this and on similar occasions secured for him the esteem and affection of great numbers of working men, so that his death on the 14th of January 1892, and his funeral a week later, were the occasion for a remarkable demonstration of popular veneration.

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  • He retained through life a warm affection for the school, where he did well both in the classes and the games, and was famous as a walker.

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  • Notwithstanding religious differences she lived in great harmony and affection with the king, latterly, however, residing mostly apart.

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  • But in any case Augustus's affection for his wife appears to have suffered no diminution up to the last; by his will he declared her and Tiberius (whom he had adopted in A.D.

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  • conceived a great affection for the admiral and showed signs of taking up an independent attitude.

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  • Marie Antoinette soon won the affection and confidence of the dauphin and endeared herself to the king, but her position was precarious, and both Mercy and Maria Theresa had continually to urge her to conquer her violent dislike for the favourite and try to conciliate her.

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  • In frequenting the salons of her friends the queen not only came in contact with a number of the younger and more dissipated courtiers, whose high play and unseemly amusements she countenanced, but she fell under the influence of various ambitious intriguers, such as the baron de Besenval, the comte de Vaudreuil, the duc de Lauzun and the comte d'Adhemar, whose interested manoeuvres she was induced to further by her affection for her favourites.

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  • In his domestic relations he was exemplary, and he lived on terms of mutual affection with a wide circle of friends.

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  • For Franklin this was a great triumph, and the news of it filled the colonists with delight and restored him to their confidence and affection.

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  • Yet Bute had good principles and intentions, was inspired by feelings of sincere affection and loyalty for his sovereign, and his character remains untarnished by the grosser accusations raised by faction.

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  • In a great sermon on the 10th of April (Easter week) 1588, he stoutly vindicated the Protestantism of the Church of England against the Romanists, and, oddly enough, adduced "Mr Calvin" as a new writer, with lavish praise and affection.

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  • The school was denounced in the press, was not pecuniarily successful, and in 1839 was given up, although Alcott had won the affection of his pupils, and his educational experiments had challenged the attention of students of pedagogy.

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  • Achilles is a typical Greek hero; handsome, brave, celebrated for his fleetness of foot, prone to excess of wrath and grief, at the same time he is compassionate, hospitable, full of affection for his mother and respect for the gods.

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  • In 1864 he did not stand for re-election, owing to an affection of the eyes, but in 1866 he was one of the first to point out the way to a reconciliation between Bismarck and his former opponents.

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  • The readers of this weekly paper acquired a personal affection for its editor, and he was thus for many years the American writer most widely known and most popular among the rural classes.

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  • He neither had nor professed any enthusiastic affection for his wife, but he lived on excellent terms with her, and bestowed some pains on the education of the only child (a daughter, Leonore) who survived infancy.

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  • But family affection, except towards his father, was by no means Montaigne's strongest point.

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  • Count less entries in the queen's diaries testify to the anxious affection with which the progress of each little member of the household was watched.

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  • People noticed meanwhile that the queen had taken a great affection for her Scottish man-servant, John Brown, who had been in her service since 1849; she made him her constant personal attendant, and looked on him more as a friend than as servant.

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  • He was succeeded by his son, the emperor Frederick III., regarded with special affection in England as the husband of the princess royal.

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  • That most favourable to him is that he was expected to lend himself in a more or less complaisant manner to assist and cover Madame d'Epinay's adulterous affection for Grimm.

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  • Yet his correspondence and memoirs prove that he retained for Napoleon warm feelings of affection.

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  • He crushed the rebellion and won the affection of the natives by his just and enlightened administration, which had no parallel in the annals of Portuguese rule in the archipelago.

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  • His early years were partly spent at the court of his grandfather Charlemagne, whose special affection he is said to have won.

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  • Owing to a miracle which he is alleged to have worked on a child suffering from a throat affection, who was brought to him on his way to execution, St Blaise's aid has always been held potent in throat and lung diseases.

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  • The upright and considerate manner in which he treated the provincials won him their affection, but at the same time brought upon him the hatred of Nero, who felt specially aggrieved because Soranus had refused to punish a city which had defended the statues of its gods against the Imperial commissioners.

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  • To commemorate her filial affection a temple was dedicated (181 B.C.) by Manius Acilius Glabrio to Pietas in the Forum Holitorium at Rome, on the spot where the young woman had formerly lived.

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  • After the assassination of Buckingham in 1628 the barrier between the married pair was broken down, and the bond of affection which from that moment united them was never loosened.

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  • She had only to bide her time while Mary made straight her successor's path by uprooting whatever affection the English people had for the Catholic faith, Roman jurisdiction and Spanish control.

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  • of Calvinism; a daughter of Anne Boleyn could have little affection for a system which made her a bastard, and all monarchs agreed at heart with James I.'s aphorism about "no bishop, no king."

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  • Lack of social graces and the deficiencies of his early education impeded him at first, but "in the end `Old Jack,' as he was always called, with his desperate earnestness, his unflinching straightforwardness, and his high sense of honour, came to be regarded with something like affection."

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  • He pushes the claim even further, requiring, besides entire outward submission to command, also the complete identification of the place of God, without reference to his personal wisdom, piety or discretion; that any obedience which falls short of making the superior's will one's own, in inward affection as well as in outward effect, is lax aect; that going beyond the letter of command, even in things abstractly good and praiseworthy, is disobedience, and that the "sacrifice of the intellect" is the third and highest grade of obedience, well pleasing to God, when the inferior not only wills what the superior wills, but thinks what he thinks, submitting his judgment, so far as it is possible for the will to influence and lead the judgment.

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  • It may be affection, or it may be fear, which prompts the survivor to feed and tend his dead; in general no doubt it is a mixture of both feelings.

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  • The most interesting episode of his life was his intimacy with Locke, who in his letters speaks of him with affection and admiration.

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  • There he laboured with great success, visiting the different islands of the group in the mission ship the "Southern Cross," and by his good sense and devotion winning the esteem and affection of the natives.

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  • A skilful party-leader, Laurier kept from the first not only the affection of his political friends but the respect of his opponents; while enforcing the orderly conduct of public business, he was careful as first minister to maintain the dignity of parliament.

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  • It is rather a family panegyric than a scientific history, in which the affection of the daughter and the vanity of the author stand out prominently.

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  • As queen of Prussia she commanded universal respect and affection, and nothing in Prussian history is more pathetic than the dignity and unflinching courage with which she bore the sufferings inflicted on her and her family during the war between Prussia and France.

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  • The young king regarded him with an affection which the superstition of the time attributed to witchcraft.

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  • It was, however, based on the personal affection of the king.

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  • What that influence was will be always debated, but both his carnets and the Briihl letters show that a real personal affection, amounting to passion on the queen's part, existed.

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  • Her devotion to her father is historical; she gave him not only the tender affection of a daughter but the high-minded sympathy of a soul great as his own.

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  • He holds that all the time, space, motion, matter known to us are phenomena; and that force, the ultimate of ultimates, is, as known to us, a phenomenon, " an affection of consciousness."

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  • In the first place, the term " phenomenon " is ambiguous, sometimes meaning a conscious affection and sometimes any fact whatever.

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  • Now, Spencer has clearly, though unconsciously, changed the meaning of the term " phenomenon " from subjective affection of consciousness to any fact of nature, in regarding all this evolution, cosmic, organic, mental, social and ethical, as an evolution of phenomena.

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  • Sir Michael Hicks-Beach, who was chief secretary for Ireland, suffered from an affection of the eyes and found it desirable to resign, and Lord Salisbury appointed his nephew in his stead.

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  • In St Bernard's treatise De consideratione, addressed to Pope Eugenius III., the papacy receives as many reprimands and attacks as it does marks of affection and friendly counsel.

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  • It may be admitted that he clung to his native Florence and to his family with warm affection; but the really decisive factor which governed his attitude throughout was his anxiety for the temporal and spiritual independence of the Holy See.

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  • Perhaps the most famous are a little treatise on Italian prose, and a dialogue entitled Gli Asolani, in which Platonic affection is explained and recommended in a rather longwinded fashion, to the amusement of the reader who remembers the relations of the beautiful Morosina with the author.

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  • And with certain cutaneous diseases accompanied by constitutional disturbances which afflict cattle, the affection in the skin appears on the patches bearing white hairs, the other parts remaining apparently healthy.

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  • His sympathy with men of other ways and thought, and with the truth in other ecclesiastical systems gained for him the confidence and affection of men of varied habits of mind and religious traditions, and was thus a great factor in gaining increasing support for the Episcopal Church.

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  • But it is the general opinion of historians that he had a high sense of his responsibilities and a strong love of justice; despite the looseness of his personal morals, he commanded the affection and respect of Gilbert Foliot and Hugh of Lincoln, the most upright of the English bishops.

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  • The two men were mutually attracted, and a warm affection sprang up betweem them.

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  • Hume's cheerful temper, his equanimity, his kindness to literary aspirants and to those whose views differed from his own won him universal respect and affection.

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  • Within this the individual moves and acts with liberty and responsibility; for each, in will, affection and intellect is consubstantial with the rest.

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  • This will be preserved inseparable (from the Divine), and so inherited the name which is above all names, the prize of love and affection vouchsafed in grace to him."

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  • Sempronius Gracchus, who by his generous treatment of the vanquished gained their esteem and affection.

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  • The extant letters of Pascal to the lady show no trace of any affection (stronger than friendship) between them.

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  • Though he seems to have had a warm affection for his countrymen, it was as human beings brought into contact with him, and not as members of a political body, that he preferred to regard them.

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  • But all his affection had been concentrated on her.

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  • His father's second wife, Elizabeth Farnese, was a managing woman, who had no affection except for her own children, and who looked upon her stepson as an obstacle to their fortunes.

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  • The father died young, and never inspired love or much regret in his son; but in spite of wide differences of opinion, tender affection always subsisted between William Godwin and his mother, until her death at an advanced age.

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  • Conti started rather unwillingly for his new kingdom, probably, as St Simon remarks, owing to his affection for Frangoise, wife of Philip II., duke of Orleans, and daughter of Louis XIV.

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  • He as well as Cicero speaks of him with pride and affection as "Ennius poster."

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  • He would in any case have been incapacitated by an affection of the eyesight, which for a while threatened to withdraw him from public life altogether.

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  • His best work, the Valesiana (1694), was inspired by filial affection; in it he collected a number of historical and critical observations, anecdotes and Latin poems of his father.

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  • As he grew up he became extremely dissatisfied with the dull and monotonous life he was compelled to lead; and his discontent was heartily shared by his sister, Wilhelmina, a bright and intelligent young princess for whom Frederick had a warm affection.

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  • Charles, however, always recognized him as his son, and lavished on him an almost doting affection.

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  • Racial, administrative, and economic problems of an intricate kind pressed upon him and were not always wisely decided; and it says much for his personal charm that he carried away with him on his retirement the warm affection of the Rhodesians.

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  • In the matter of the French alliance he knew himself to be practically isolated in Russia, and he declared that he could not sacrifice the interest of his people and empire to his affection for Napoleon.

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  • His famous son writes with reverence and affection of both parents, and has left a touching narrative of their death-bed hours.

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  • No doubt there must have been some kind of foundation for Pirkheimer's charges; and it is to be noted that neither in Darer's early correspondence with this intimate friend, nor anywhere in his journals, does he use any expressions of tenderness or affection for his wife, only speaking of her as his housemate and of her helping in the sale of his prints,&c. That he took her with him on his journey to the Netherlands shows at any rate that there can have been no acute estrangement.

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  • An appropriate Requiescat is contained in the words of Luther, in a letter written to their common friend Eoban Hesse: - "As for Diirer, assuredly affection bids us mourn for one who was the best of men, yet you may well hold him happy that he has made so good an end, and that Christ has taken him from the midst of this time of trouble and from greater troubles in store, lest he, that deserved to behold nothing but the best, should be compelled to behold the worst.

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  • He went to Scotland to see his mother, to whom he had always shown the tenderest affection, on her deathbed at the end of 18J3.

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  • Bohmer had a great dislike of Prussia and the Protestant faith, and a corresponding affection for Austria and the Roman Catholic Church, to which, however, he did not belong.

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  • Andromache is one of the finest characters in Homer, distinguished by her affection for her husband and child, her misfortunes and the resignation with which she endures them.

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  • 35, 38), who compares her to Sappho, as a model of wifely devotion, and wrote a volume of poems, describing with considerable freedom of language the methods adopted to retain her husband Calenus's affection.

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  • Hegel's letters to his wife, written during his solitary holiday tours to Vienna, the Netherlands and Paris, breathe of kindly and happy affection.

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  • And in this case it was natural enough because of their deep-seated affection for the royal house of Alexandria."

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  • A form Ath-Firdia, however, is connected with the ancient story of the warrior Cuchullain of Ulster, who, while defending the ford against the men of Connaught, was forced to slay many with whom he was on friendly terms, and among them the warrior Firdia, whom he regarded with special affection.

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  • His generosity, his courage and his commanding height, had already commended him to the affection of the Irish.

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  • cii.), William of Tyre tells us that he spent his spare time in reading and had a particular affection for history; that he was well skilled in the jus consuetudinarium of the kingdom (afterwards recorded by lawyers like John of Ibelin and Philip of Novara as "the assizes of Jerusalem"); and that he had the royal faculty for remembering faces, and could generally be trusted to address by name anybody whom he had once met, so that he was more popular with high and low than any of his predecessors.

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  • The early stages of morphinism are marked by moral degeneration; the patient seems to lose all sense of right and wrong, and will lie most plausibly and even thieve to obtain the drug; personal disorderliness, disregard of time, neglect of business and decline of family affection become soon evident.

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  • The optimates finally decided to support him for the consulship in order to keep out Catiline, and he eagerly embraced the " good cause," his affection for which from this time onward never varied, though his actions were not always consistent.

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  • He had won the affection of Omar, by his knowledge of the Koran and the Sunna of the Prophet, and by the fact that he had employed the first money he earned to purchase the freedom of his mother Somayya.

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  • Addressing the Kufians, he said, "Inhabitants of Kufa, ye are those whose affection towards us has ever been constant and true; ye have never changed your mind, nor swerved from it, notwithstanding all the pressure of the unjust upon you.

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  • This brilliant success so increased Mandi's affection for Harun that he appointed him successor-designate after Musa and named him al-Rashid (" the follower of the right cause").

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  • Pere de la Chaise had a lasting and unalterable affection for Fenelon, which remained unchanged by the papal condemnation of the Maximes.

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  • Duputy, president of the parlement of Bordeaux, with whom Vergniaud became acquainted, conceived the greatest admiration and affection for him and appointed him his secretary.

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  • His tender affection for his relatives abundantly appears from his correspondence, along with his profound attachment to the great ideas of the Revolution and his noble love of country.

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  • She suffered as a child from an affection of the eyes, and was sent to France for medical treatment, residing with her grandmother, Henrietta Maria, and on the latter's death with her aunt, the duchess of Orleans, and returning to England in 1670.

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  • A very remarkable circumstance was the death of animals (rats, and more rarely snakes) at the outbreak of an epidemic. The rats brought up blood, and the body of one examined after death by Dr Francis showed an affection of the lungs.'

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  • When seven years old the orphaned Beowulf was adopted by his grandfather king Hrethel, the father of Hygelac, and was regarded by him with as much affection as any of his own sons.

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  • Though a man of great personal strength, Arkwright never enjoyed good health, and throughout his career of invention and discovery he laboured under a severe asthmatic affection.

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  • (santi) calm contemplation of the deity; (dasya) active servitude; (sakhya) friendship or personal regard; (vatsalya) tender affection as between parents and children; (madhurya) love or passionate attachment, like that which the Gopis felt for Krishna.

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  • He had made a quiet but deep impression on all who came within his influence in Oxford, and during his five years of college tutorship had won the affection of his pupils.

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  • He was passionately attached to his wife and children; and, while his friend Beccadelli signed the licentious verses of Hermaphroditus, his own Muse celebrated in liberal but loyal strains the pleasures of conjugal affection, the charm of infancy and the sorrows of a husband and a father in the loss of those he loved.

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  • He retired from the presidency in 1797, 1 and returned to Mount Vernon, his journey thither being marked by popular demonstrations of affection and esteem.

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  • His disorder was an oedematous affection of the wind-pipe, contracted by exposure during a long ride in a snowstorm, and aggravated by neglect and by such contemporary remedies as bleeding, gargles of "molasses, vinegar and butter" and "vinegar and sage tea," which "almost suffocated him," and a blister of cantharides.

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  • He never equalled Clay in the latter's magnetism of impulse and inspiration of affection, but he far surpassed him in clearness and directness and in tenacity of will.

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  • To understand the genesis of human morality we must study the ways of sociable animals such as horses and monkeys, which give each other assistance in trouble, feel mutual affection and sympathy, and experience pleasure in doing actions that benefit the society to which they belong.

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  • The earl still continued his usual course of dealing with the queen, depending solely upon her supposed affection for him, and insanely jealous of any other whom she might seem to favour.

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  • He at once set off, and, trusting apparently to her affection for him, presented himself suddenly before her.

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  • (y) Penultimate affection: i or y in the ultima causes several changes in the penult, as arch, " order," erchi, " to bid "; saer, " carpenter," pl.

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  • Her daughter Adele (1796-1849) seems to have had a brave, tender and unsatisfied heart, and lavished on her brother an affection he sorely tried.

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  • Of singularly alert faculties, with a remarkable knowledge of the men and history of his country, and an extraordinary memory, his masterful talent for politics and state-craft, together with his captivating manner and engaging personality, gave him, for nearly two decades, an unrivalled hold upon the fealty and affection of his party.

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  • Early in life, too, he met with the doctrines of Jacob Behmen, of whom, in the Biographia Literaria, he speaks with affection and gratitude as having given him vital philosophic guidance.

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  • It might be mistaken for pleurisy or some inflammatory affection of the lungs; but the absence of any chest symptoms, its occurrence independently of the acts of respiration, and other considerations well establish the distinction.

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  • The underlying fact which made the trek possible is that the Dutchdescended colonists in the eastern and north-eastern parts of the colony were not cultivators of the soil, but of purely pastoral and nomad habits, ever ready to seek new pastures for their flocks and herds, and possessing no special affection for any particular locality.

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  • Charles expressed his willingness to consent to the handing over of the administration to the control of a Protestant, in the case of a Roman Catholic sovereign, but the Opposition insisted on Charles's nomination of Monmouth as his successor, and the parliament was accordingly once more (28th of March) dissolved by Charles, while a royal proclamation ordered to be read in all the churches proclaimed the ill-deeds of the parliament and the king's affection for the Protestant religion.

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  • He retained this post until 1863, when a serious affection of the eyes compelled him to resign.

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  • But by regarding benevolence less as a definite desire for the general good as such than as kind affection for particular individuals, he practically eliminates it as a regulative principle and reduces the authorities in the polity of the soul to two - conscience and self-love.

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  • Ricardo died on the nth of September 1823, at his seat (Gatcomb Park) in Gloucestershire, from a cerebral affection resulting from disease of the ear.

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  • After a conflict of mutual affection, Pylades at last yields, but the letter brings about a recognition between brother and sister, and all three escape together, carrying with them the image of Artemis.

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  • The lesions mentioned are in many instances necessarily accompanied by functional disturbances or clinical symptoms, symptoms. varying according to site, and to the nature and degree of the affection.

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  • He was not incapable of affection nor without generous impulses, but he was flighty, passionate in a childish way, and when angry capable of cruelty.

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  • The affection he had for his wife turned to suspicion.

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  • He set little store on the theology of those who in a system of dry and barren notions "pay handsome compliments to the Deity," "remove providence," "explode devotion," and leave but "little of zeal, affection, or warmth in what they call rational religion."

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  • Edwards, however, proved a skilful pilot, and his hold on the affection of the Welsh people enabled him to raise the college to a high level of efficiency.

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  • The latter part of his reign was comparatively peaceful, and he gained the affection of his subjects by his honesty and his cultivation of the arts.

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  • His views were identical with those of Proclus, who regarded him with great affection and left orders that he should be buried in the same tomb.

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  • It rested on a solid basis of mutual affection and of common studies, the different temperaments of the two scholars securing them against the disagreements of rivalry or jealousy.

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  • His consort, Elizabeth of Austria, "the mother of the Jagiellos," bore him six sons and seven daughters, and by her affection and good counsel materially relieved the constant anxieties and grievous burdens of his long and arduous reign.

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  • His affection for the memory of his mother and dissatisfaction with his own innovation on ancient customs thus blended together; and we can sympathize with his tears.

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  • No wife nor child was by to do the offices of affection, nor was the expectation of another life with him, when he passed away from among men.

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  • They notice the selfdenying affection of the mothers, and the hard treatment of the wives by the husbands, polygamy and the shifting marriage unions.

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  • Hence there is little family affection, and what exists is only between children of the same father and mother.

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  • Theodore soon after married his second wife Terunish, the proud daughter of the late governor of Tigre, who felt neither affection nor respect for the upstart who had dethroned her father, and the union was by no means a happy one.

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  • Becoming also tutor to the maiden, he used the unlimited power which he thus obtained over her for the purpose of seduction, though not without cherishing a real affection which she returned in unparalleled devotion.

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  • Burke, who regarded him with great affection, said that he had "something high" in his nature, and that it was "a wild stock of pride on which the tenderest of all hearts had grafted the milder virtues."

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  • We see him living on terms of constant affection with his father, and in disputes with his brothers not the aggressor but the sufferer from aggression.

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  • It is, however, only fair to note that he always regarded Pitt with strong personal affection, and that he may very naturally have been influenced, as multitudes of other Englishmen were, by the rapid development of the French Revolution from a reforming to an aggressive and conquering force.

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  • "Superior in power of affection, more able to keep both the intellectual and the active powers in continual subordination to feeling, women are formed as the natural intermediaries between Humanity and man.

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  • The Great Being confides specially to them its moral Providence, maintaining through them the direct and constant cultivation of universal affection, in the midst of all the distractions of thought or action, which are for ever withdrawing men from its influence..

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  • Vanessa insensibly became his pupil, and he insensibly became the object of her impassioned affection.

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  • For many years, nevertheless, he maintained a correspondence with Pope and Bolingbroke, and with Arbuthnot and Gay until their deaths, with such warmth as to prove that an ill opinion of mankind had not made him a misanthrope, and that human affection and sympathy were still very necessary to him.

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  • Slight as the story is, it is worked out into one of the most affecting poems in the language, and gives to literature one of its most perfect types of womanhood and of "affection that hopes and endures and is patient."

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  • As a soldier he possessed to an extraordinary degree the enthusiastic affection of his men.

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  • (Peter Philarges), pope 1409-1410, was born in Crete of unknown parents and entered the order of St Francis, for which, as for the other mendicant orders, he later manifested his affection in a striking manner.

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  • Yet tradition is unanimous as to his affection for his family, and as to the harmony in which he lived with his brother Thomas who had married Marguerite de Lamperiere, younger sister of Marie, and whose household both at Rouen and at Paris was practically one with that of his brother.

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  • There is, however, a certain coolness about the hero's affection for his wife which somewhat detracts from the merit of his sacrifice; while the Christian part of the matter is scarcely so well treated as in the Saint Genest of Rotrou or the Virgin Martyr of Massinger.

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  • On 'the other hand, the entire parts of Pauline and Severe are beyond praise, and the manner in which the former reconciles her duty as a wife with her affection for her lover is an astonishing success.

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  • Beloved," added he, speaking to the rest of the disciples, "Ananda for long years has served me with devoted affection."

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  • The affection in which Mr. Law was held by the House which he led was shown this session in a peculiarly happy manner.

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  • But the duke came to an arrangement with his father-in-law, by which he regained Piacenza and his other fiefs The rest of his life was spent quietly at home, where the moderation and wisdom of his rule won for him the affection of his people.

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  • He has left an odious picture of himself in the historians - a man untouched by benefits or natural affection, delighting in deeds of blood, his body as loathsome in its blown corpulence as his soul.

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  • There was fosterage for affection, for payment and for a literary education.

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  • The affection arising from this relationship was usually greater, and was regarded as more sacred than that of blood relationship.

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  • Although Tiberius is said to have received the news of his death with indifference, there is no reason to suppose that he had any hand in it; indeed, he seems to have entertained a genuine affection for his son.

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  • In 1829 he became the first Dane Professor of Law at Harvard University, and continued until his death to hold this position, meeting with remarkable success as a teacher and winning the affection of his students, whom he imbued with much of his own enthusiasm.

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  • Edward indeed was a man worthy of respect, if not of affection.

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  • She displayed from the first a dignity and good sense which won the affection of the multitude who merely saw her in public, and the confidence of the advisers who were admitted into her presence.

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  • History may hereafter conclude that the most significant circumstance of the earlier period is to be found in the demonstration of loyalty and affection to which the sixtieth anniversary of Queen Victorias accession led in 1897.

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  • Ten years before, her jubilee had been the occasion of enthusiastic rejoicings, and the queens progress through London to a service of thanksgiving at Westminster bad impressed the imagination of her subjects and proved the affection of her people.

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  • In every portion of the globe the sixtieth anniversary of the queens reign excited interest; in every country the queens name was mentioned with affection and respect; while the people of the United States vied with the subjects of the British empire in praise of the queens character and in expressions of regard for her person.

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  • In the summer of 1794 Burke was struck to the ground by a blow to his deepest affection in life, and he never recovered from it.

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  • But so long as there were representatives of the family alive, there was always a possible pretender to the throne which he occupied; and the people had not lost their affection for their former deliverers.

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  • These letters, written with the utmost freedom and fullness to the one whose affection and intellect he trusted more than any, are of the greatest value for interpreting the writer.

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  • In his organization there was a peculiar, perhaps a great deficiency; he was a man without affection.

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  • His loyalty to, and affection for, Gen.

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  • The only son of Stephen Flamsteed, a maltster, he was educated at the free school of Derby, but quitted it finally in May 1662, in consequence of a rheumatic affection of the joints, due to a chill caught while bathing.

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  • The next seventeen years were passed in active ministry at Brooklyn, whence in 1854, owing to a throat affection, he removed to Owego, N.Y.

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  • So far, however, there is no ethical difference between Christian faith and that of Judaism, or its later imitation, Mahommedanism; except that the personal affection of loyal trust is peculiarly stirred by the blending of human and divine natures in Christ, and the rule of duty impressively taught by the manifestation of his perfect life.

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  • In Plato's exposition of the different virtues there is no mention whatever of benevolence, although his writings show a keen sense of the importance of friendship as an element of philosophic life, especially of the intense personal affection naturally arising between master and disciple.

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  • not, like Augustine, resolve them all into the one central affection of love of God.

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  • Thus, Hugo of St Victor (1077-1141) argues that all love is necessarily so far " interested " that it involves a desire for union with the beloved; and since eternal happiness consists in this union, it cannot truly be desired apart from God; while Bernard of Clairvaux (1091-1153) more elaborately distinguishes four stages by which the soul is gradually led from (I) merely selfregarding desire for God's aid in distress, to (2) love him for his loving-kindness to it, then also (3) for his absolute goodness, until (4) in rare moments this love for himself alone becomes the sole all-absorbing affection.

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  • It remains to consider how, from the doctrine that affection is the proper object of approbation, we are to deduce moral rules or " natural laws " prescribing or prohibiting outward acts.

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  • An action is formally good when it flowed from good affection in a just proportion."

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  • Both thinkers hold that this perception of right and wrong in actions is accompanied by a perception of merit and demerit in agents, and also by a specific emotion; but whereas Price conceives this emotion chiefly as pleasure or pain, analogous to that produced in the mind by physical beauty or deformity, Reid regards it chiefly as benevolent affection, esteem and sympathy (or their opposites), for the virtuous (or vicious) agent.

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  • This influence, so far as it has affected moral as distinct from political speculation, has been exercised primarily through the general conception of human progress; which, in Comte's view, consists in the ever growing preponderance of the distinctively human attributes over the purely animal, social feelings being ranked highest among human attributes, and highest of all the most universalized phase of human affection, the devotion to humanity as a whole.

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  • Regarding the social tendency as originally itself an instinct developed out of parental or filial affection, he seems to suggest that natural selection, which was the chief cause of its development in the earlier stages, may very probably influence the transition from purely tribal and social morality into morality in its later and more complex forms. But he admits that natural selection is not necessarily the only cause, and he refrains from identifying the fully developed morality of civilized nations with the " social instinct."

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  • For seven years there was no communication between the two branches of the family, till at last, when Hypatius had become a Christian, Salvian wrote him a most touching letter in his own name, his wife's, and that of his little daughter Auspiciola, begging for the renewal of the old affection (Ep. iv.).

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  • He seems also to have kept up his connexion with Geneva by addressing letters of counsel and comfort to the faithful there who continued to regard him with affection.

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  • Affection and a firm belief in a future state, in which the exact condition of the dying is continued, are the Fijians' own explanations of the custom, once universal, of killing sick or aged relatives.

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  • As in every affection of our being by individual phenomena we are brought into contact with the hwhole universe, we are brought into contact with God at the same time as its transcendental cause.

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  • Fosterage might be undertaken out of affection or for payment.

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  • He renounced a federation in which his brothers were not sufficiently docile; he gradually withdrew power from them; he concentrated all his affection and ambition on the son who was the guarantee of the continuance of his dynasty.

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  • She is said to have been killed by another Amazon, Molpadia, a rival in her affection for Theseus.

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  • As soon as the First Consul had time to turn his attention to the Peninsula, N he determined to restore Godoy, who had already S~7~I regained the affection of the queen, and to make him the tool of his policy.

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  • Vettor Pisani, who had been imprisoned after the defeat at Pola, but who possessed the confidence of the people and the affection of the sailors, was released and named commander-in-chief against the wish of the aristocracy.

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  • 1845), of whom he always spoke with much affection, was a quiet, unassuming man, who retired from the army in early life with the rank of captain of cavalry (Rittmeister).

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  • So far as gaining Romolo's confidence and affection, the plan was entirely successful, but it was thwarted by Philip's own resolve to take holy orders.

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  • (2) Self-interest, founded on the love of pleasure and the fear of pain, is the sole spring of judgment, action, affection; self-sacrifice is prompted by the fact that the sensation of pleasure outweighs the accompanying pain; it is thus the result of deliberate calculation; we have no liberty of choice between good and evil; there is no such thing as absolute right - ideas of justice and injustice change according to customs. (3) All intellects are equal; their apparent inequalities do not depend on a more or less perfect organization, but have their cause in the unequal desire for instruction, and this desire springs from passions, of which all men commonly well organized are susceptible to the same degree; and we can, therefore, all love glory with the same enthusiasm and we owe all to education.

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  • It is true that his affection for and pride in Arcadia appear in more than one passage (iv.

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  • His engrossing intellectual labours no doubt tended somewhat to harden his character; and in his zeal for rectitude of purpose he forgot the part which affection and sentiment must ever play in the human constitution.

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  • Up to the stage indicated by the Dissertation he had been attempting, in various ways, to unite two radically divergent modes of explaining cognition - that which would account for the content of experience by reference to affection from things without us, and that which viewed the intellect itself as somehow furnished with the means of pure, rational cognition.

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  • He very commonly employs the term affection of the faculty of sense as expressing the mode of origin, but offers no further explanation of a term which has significance only when interpreted after a somewhat mechanical fashion.

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  • The relation between phenomena and noumena in the Kantian system does not in the least resemble that which plays so important a part in modern psychology - between the subjective results of sense affection and the character of the objective conditions of such affection.

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  • And, finally, it is not at all difficult to understand why Kant should say that the affection of sense originated in the action of things-in-themselves, when we consider what was the thing-in-itself to which he was referring.

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  • Affection of sense, even when received into the pure forms of perception, is not matter of knowledge.

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  • Her marriage with Malatesta did not take place until 1456; but of the ardent affection that had long bound them together there are stronger proofs than the lover's juvenile verses, or than even the children Isotta had borne to him.

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  • Tipping her head back, she invited his affection with her eyes.

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  • She snuggled against his body, but this time when she lifted her lips for his affection, he laughed.

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  • He closed his eyes, enjoying her affection and her emotion.

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  • Once she told Damian about the woman whose hand rested intimately on his arm, who he smiled at with genuine affection … If not for the dead man in her head, she'd be alone.

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  • The brutal reality was that he'd double-bound her to ensure he didn't lose – and not because any part of him was capable of affection.

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  • You show me affection in your own way, don't you?

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  • It was unclear if the gesture was a token of affection or made to emphasize a point in her animated conversation.

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  • There was no emotion in the demon lord's voice, no indication of warmth or affection whatsoever.

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  • Despite Rhyn's frustration, there was affection on his face as he talked about his mate.

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  • He'd meant to piss her off earlier, keep her from developing any sort of affection for someone who had no intention of keeping her.

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  • He.d gone from being tormented by his own mother to the affection of an abusive father who regretted ever having him.

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  • Jerome held Donnie's hand while his other arm was about Edith's shoulder, in a grasp that looked to Dean a tad too tight for simple affection.

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  • Then he called to Elisabeth, "Come meet your competition for my affection."

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  • There would be time enough for affection after the party – when they were alone.

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  • "Hilden," she chided with genuine affection.

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  • abiding affection for the city.

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  • After his death she became the devoted attendant and supporter of the Roman pontiff and cherished an extraordinary affection for him.

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  • Her care for, and interest in her Regiment inspired great affection and respect.

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  • Progressive taxation preserves equity, which is the reason the NHS has retained the affection of the people.

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  • affection expressed through the various forms of worship.

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  • Actually, Roxana has 12 children but she seems to be totally incapable of feeling real affection for them.

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  • Professor Macrory said he would explore the possible relevance of the Law Commission's current review of the law on injurious affection.

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  • A bond of brotherly affection and patriarchal intimacy unites all its members.

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  • He possessed a deep knowledge of France and her history, an abiding affection for the Commonwealth and especially the USA.

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  • affection status, normal sibs provide information about parental phase.

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  • Love is a profound feeling of tender affection for or intense attraction to another.

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  • By bringing my niece here I believe I have given her an excellent chance of regaining her husband's affection.

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  • affection for badgers.

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  • avirulent pathogen was similar except their extent being affection.

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  • His former affection being still powerful over him, he obeyed the summons, in the hope of once again beholding Helen.

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  • beloved of a wise man 's affection.

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  • With these wishes to you all, I send with a pledge of continuing affection, a special apostolic benediction.

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  • bonds of affection.

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  • brotherly affection.

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  • carnal affection.

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  • cherished a very tender affection for Bingley.

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  • conciliated affection, to the son.

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  • confit belly of pork with lingering affection!

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  • conjugal affection, Sir Eliot Howard, we do not like the character of his sisters.

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  • Can a man consent to place the object of his affection in a situation so discordant, probably, to her tastes and inclinations?

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  • Accordingly, the lyrics were concerned with expressing affection and exploring more tender emotions.

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  • erected by parishioners as a token of universal respect and affection for their late Vicar.

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  • Also, I've eaten escargots in the past, very good in garlic butter, which makes affection dafter still.

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  • I remember you and your brother with great affection and remember eating falafel with you both in Canada.

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  • filial affection.

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  • fond affection.

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  • genuine affection by those present as they each wished fan all the best.

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  • injurious affection to neighboring land etc 16.

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  • inordinate affection.

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  • outpouring of affection.

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  • His cruel illness triggered a quite extraordinary outpouring of affection.

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  • Two eminent physicians had consulted over his case without being able to give a name to the affection from which he suffered.

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  • unaffected piety, simplicity of manners, and warm benevolence drew to him the affection and esteem of ' his acquaintance.

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  • ravished the heart of David with an inexpressible affection.

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  • remember with affection their times or visits to these premises.

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  • stymied by the real problems of life but to face them with affection and march on.

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  • tender affection for or intense attraction to another.

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  • It is a measure of the abiding affection for this apparently throwaway pop group that they are still well remembered nine years on.

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  • Her affection tired very soon, however, and when she grew peevish, Hindley became tyrannical.

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  • unfeigned affection.

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  • uttered in a tone of affection, which permitted me to feel that I had her attention.

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  • Vijay is adopted by a kindly and lonely widower, who showers all his affection and love on him.

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  • Perception is sensation caused by a present affection of the external extremities of the nerves; memory is sensation caused, in the absence of present excitation, by dispositions of the nerves which are the result of past experiences; judgment is the perception of relations between sensations, and is itself a species of sensation, because if we are aware of the sensations we must be aware also of the relations between them; will he identifies with the feeling of desire, and therefore includes it as a variety of sensation.

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  • Peter was a rare and unwelcome guest in his own family, and a son who loved his mother could have little affection for a father who had ever been that mother's worst persecutor.

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  • On the 17th of November Shaftesbury moved in the House of Lords for a divorce to enable the king to marry a Protestant and have legitimate issue; but he received little support, and the bill was opposed by Charles, who continued to show his wife "extraordinary affection."

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  • During his frequent absences he entrusted the government of the Netherlands to the tried hands of his aunt, Margaret, who retained his confidence until her death (November 1530), and secured the affection of all Netherlanders.

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  • He was not insensible to Charles's good qualities, was touched by the paternal affection he showed for his children, and is said to have declared that Charles" was the uprightest and most conscientious man of his three kingdoms."The Heads of the Proposals, which, on Charles raising objections, had been modified by the influence of Cromwell and Ireton, demanded the control of the militia and the choice of ministers by parliament for ten years, a religious toleration, and a council of state to which much of the royal control over the army and foreign policy would be delegated.

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  • This rhythmic affection of vegetable protoplasm can be observed in very many of its functions.

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  • 2 Bothwell's power was now greater, and the queen's affection for him more ardent than ever.

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  • His immediate successors, being men of humble origin and submissive character, made no pretensions to such an exalted position, but when the haughty, ambitious and energetic Nikon, who enjoyed in large measure the affection and favour of the devout Tsar Alexius, became patriarch, he took Philaret as his model, and propounded, like the popes in western Europe, the doctrine that the spiritual is higher than the temporal power, the former corresponding to the sun and the latter to the moon in the firmament.

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  • Finding that her affection was not returned, she falsely accused Peleus of infidelity to his wife, who thereupon hanged herself (Apollodorus, iii.

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  • The Pharisees decided that they could not take action on either side, since the elder son of Alexandra was directed by the Idumaean Antipater; and the people had an affection for such Asmonean princes as dared to challenge the Roman domination of their ancestral kingdom.

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  • In Venice Crichton met and vanquished all disputants except Giacomo Mazzoni, was followed from place to place by crowds of admirers, and won the affection of the humanists Lorenzo Massa and Giovanni Donati.

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  • Next day an autopsy was held at which it was stated that a child apparently about ten years of age, "which the commissioners told us was the late Louis Capet's son," had died of a scrofulous affection of long standing.

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  • Josephus informs us that, after the murder of his father, Herod the Great sent him to Rome to the court of Tiberius, who conceived a great affection for him, and placed him near his son Drusus, whose favour he very soon won.

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  • Cuvier gives an interesting account of a young wolf which, having been trained to follow his master, showed affection and submission scarcely inferior to the domesticated dog.

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  • This affection was amply returned.

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  • AFFECTION (Lat.

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  • Benevolent and sympathetic in disposition, he won the affection of his people by fearlessly visiting the districts ravaged by cholera or devastated by earthquake in 1885.

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  • 12), and illustrates not merely the situation of the apostle at Rome, but the terms of exceptional affection which existed from first to last between him and the For the strong Christian consciousness of solidarity, presupposed in the Philippians, see Von Dobschutz's Christian Life in the Primitive Church (1904), pp. 93 seq.

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  • The pathos of natural affection is occasionally recognized in Statius and more rarely in Martial,' but it has not the depth of tenderness found in Lucretius and Virgil.

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  • Being childless, and with a husband who could not command her respect, her longing for affection led her to form various intimate friendships, above all with the princesse de Lamballe and the comtesse Jules de Polignac, who soon obtained such an empire over her affections that no favour was too great for them to ask, and often to obtain.

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  • On the next day the emperor William officially announced the betrothal of the Cesarevitch (afterwards the tsar Nicholas II.) to the princess Alix of Hesse, a granddaughter whom the queen had always regarded with special affection.

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  • He was a devout member of the Church of England, to which he looked up with unstinted affection and reverence; and he found in its service and formularies an adequate satisfaction for all his religious feelings.

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  • stories are told illustrating his impetuous but affection ate nature.

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  • Neruda, a poet of bitter irony but of profound faith in and affection towards his nation, was also the author of novels, notable for their original realism, and numerous belletristic works of a high order.

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  • His popular name of Der Gutige (the good sort of man) expressed as much derision as affection.

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  • He subsequently marries Medea, King Meleager's widow, who had helped him to seize Apulia, having transferred her affection for Ipomedon to his younger son (cf.

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  • One of his first acts was to persuade the senate to grant divine honours to Hadrian, which they had at first refused; this gained him the title of Pius (dutiful in affection).

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  • There can be no question that she loved her adopted country sincerely, and had an affection for her people, and an opinion of their great qualities which she did not hesitate to express in hyperbolical terms. Her zeal for the reputation of the Russians was almost comically shown by the immense trouble she took to compile an answer to the Voyage en Siberie of the French astronomer Chappe d'Auteroche.

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  • Another story is that six babes, miraculously conceived, were born of the six nymphs, and that Parvati, the wife of Siva, in her great affection for them, embraced the infants so closely that they became one, but preserved six faces, twelve arms, feet, eyes, &c. Kartikeya became the victor of giants and the leader of the armies of the gods.

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  • Though the see of Canterbury claims no primacy over the Anglican communion analogous to that exercised over the Roman Church by the popes, it is regarded with a strong affection and deference, which shows itself by frequent consultation and interchange of greetings.

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  • Sarah Churchill became Anne's lady of the bedchamber, and, by the latter's desire to mark their mutual intimacy and affection, all deference due to her rank was abandoned and the two ladies called each other Mrs Morley and Mrs Freeman.

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  • His demands were not small; for, with an ambition mingled, as his letters show, with strong family affection, he aimed at placing all his relatives in positions of affluence and dignity; and many a rich benefice and important public office was appropriated by him to that purpose.

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  • There is, however, a certain coolness about the hero's affection for his wife which somewhat detracts from the merit of his sacrifice; while the Christian part of the' matter is scarcely so well treated as in the Saint Genest of Rotrou or the Virgin Martyr of Massinger.

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  • He hoped to establish both a commercial and a railway union, and a speech which he made in 1894 at Cape Town admirably describes this policy: " With full affection for the flag which I have been born under, and the flag I represent, I can understand the sentiment and feeling of a republican who has created his independence, and values that before all; but I can say fairly that I believe in the future that I can assimilate the system, which I have been connected with, with the Cape Colony, and it is not an impossible idea that the neighbouring republics, retaining their independence, should share with us as to certain general principles.

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  • But the respect and, after a while, even the affection of the House were won by his business habits, his courtesy, his readiness to yield on non-essentials coupled with firmness in essentials, his exceptional clearness of head and of expression, and his extraordinary capacity for impromptu reply, without taking a note, at the close of a long debate on an intricate subject involving perhaps complicated figures.

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  • and widow of Alessandro de' Medici, at the age of fifteen, she being a year older; at first she disliked her youthful bridegroom, but when he returned wounded from the expedition to Algiers in 1541 her aversion was turned to affection (see Margaret Of Austria).

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  • Every man looks at his wood-pile with a kind of affection.

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  • In Petersburg, as in Moscow, Pierre found the same atmosphere of gentleness and affection.

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  • This ravished the heart of David with an inexpressible affection.

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  • Many people, staff and patients, remember with affection their times or visits to these premises.

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  • I think it would not be very likely to promote sisterly affection or delicacy of mind.

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  • Comrade Bains taught us never to be stymied by the real problems of life but to face them with affection and march on.

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  • Count me not your " enemy because I have told you the truth, " but believe me in unfeigned affection.

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  • But it was uttered in a tone of affection, which permitted me to feel that I had her attention.

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  • Sarah batted her eyelashes at Dean in hopes of winning over his affection.

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  • Once the baby is born, he'll get gifts galore and be the focus of adoring comments and affection.

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  • While a cat might not give as much affection as a dog, cats do have distinct personalities.

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  • You may find a cat cuddling up with you in bed or waking you up every morning for some affection.

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  • Grown cats aren't as threatened by kittens as they are by other adults, and may develop parental affection for a kitten and take it under their protection.

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  • The important thing is to remember all the affection your pet gives so freely all year long, and offer him/her a nice holiday thank you of your own.

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  • Eating habits, grooming and the way he shows affection may change as well.

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  • Give him more attention and affection during this time to let him know you are not abandoning him and that everything will be fine.

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  • You know, I do think it's a sign of affection.

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  • Kneading is a sign of affection and that your cat feels safe and secure with you.

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  • Cats have thicker skin than we do, and they often show affection by nipping their litter mates and mothers.

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  • While dogs are typically always ready for affection, a romp in the yard and a pat on the head, cats are more prone to let you know when they will "allow" you to love them.

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  • A cat uses different sounds and variations to communicate whether it wants to be fed or is seeking affection or attention.

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  • While cats are quite independent, they do require routine care, love and affection.

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  • Every mammal craves affection, and your cat is no different.

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  • However, for the most part, cats are fairly independent creatures that merely look forward to timely meals and adequate affection from their owners.

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  • This kitten will give you the right amount of affection while holding onto its independence.

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  • Darling "Fluffy" was once a highly meditative and affection cat, but since the introduction of the new kitten, Fluffy has become a hysterical hostile beast of rage.

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  • Even in long-term relationships, overt displays of affection may upset children during the divorce.

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  • Soothe your preschooler with frequent assurances of blamelessness and give him loving affection.

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  • Frank discussions peppered with appropriate displays of affection along with peer-based therapy can help teens cope with an ongoing divorce while equipping them to make their own personal relationships last the duration of their lives.

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  • Communication involves the non-verbal shows of affection to each other as well.

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  • It was a token of affection, very much like our cards, so it seemed an appropriate fit when I was starting my company.

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  • Many bullies have a rocky home life with little warmth and affection.

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  • A heart is equally appropriate for showing affection to friends and sweethearts.

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  • These poems focus on what the person does for you that cause you to feel surges of affection and gratitude for the person being in your life.

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  • Aside from the legalities of a same sex wedding ceremony, a commitment ceremony can be a beautiful expression of love and affection between couples.

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  • Your sincerity and affection for the couple will shine through and make all the difference.

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  • No matter what your denomination, traditional wedding vows can express a wonderful sentiment and affection between a bride and groom.

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  • Traditional vows can mean many things, but the common denominator is love, affection and commitment.

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  • The giving of leis is a customary way of showing your affection on the island.

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  • It's a time of new beginnings and as such, guests usually bring gifts for the new home and life or money as a token of their affection and to help the happy couple get off to a beautiful start.

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  • A gift given without reservation and with much affection is far preferred to any other.

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  • April points out that Cruise had "lost a great deal of public affection when he lashed out at Brooke Shields with his views on postpartum depression."

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  • At the heart of his life and career, however, is Blunt's dedication to his music that has won him international attention and affection.

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  • Her first movie role was in Jennifer Aniston's 1998 film, The Object of My Affection.

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  • Tila chose Kristy as the object of her affection in the season finale, eliminaating Bo.

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  • How much affection do you want from your dog?

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  • Small tidbits of food such as hot dogs or cheese may motivate some dogs, while other dogs will react better to human affection, play time or squeaky toys.

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  • Your dog will also receive individual attention and affection from staff members, as well as an individual kennel run with a comfy bed to relax in.

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  • Dogs thrive on positive attention, so when your pet finally gets your command right, reward him with some affection, and maybe even a little bit of his favorite food or dog treat.

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  • In the process, don't forget the most valuable training aid of all--your praise and affection for a job well done!

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  • It's important for pet owners to make the distinction between food and affection.

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  • Owners tend to give their pets food and treats as a way of showing affection, but this habit can backfire if it isn't practiced with some restraint.

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  • Most pet sitters will also make sure your pet receives some much needed affection in your absence.

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  • Maybe another dog sits constantly chained to his dog house in the backyard, never receiving the affection and companionship all dogs crave.

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  • They tend to spread the affection around and get a long well with children.

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  • If he complies you can reward him with affection.

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  • She was placed in a good home where she received much needed attention and affection.

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  • You don't want to teach her that she'll be rewarded with affection or a treat if she whines.

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  • Your dog will reward you with a lifetime of affection and fresh-smelling doggie kisses.

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  • However, big girls still seem to have some affection for the furry one, leading to the creation of accessories for older teens and twenty-somethings.

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  • The heart means love, which can be a deep love, a romantic crush, or even just fun affection.

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  • Regardless of whether you choose to buy a friendship bracelet or make your own, these lovely jewelry items are a great way to express your affection for your friend.

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  • For some patients, CPAP can be a real turn off for partners, all but eliminating the spontaneity of affection and snuggling in the middle of the night because the face or nasal mask is in the way.

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  • Velvet from Overlord is one of two sisters who are vying for your affection.

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  • It helps if you know of a specific wine or winery a person has affection for or at least the varietals they favor.

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  • In essence, parents become teachers as well as nurturers, providers of guidance as well as affection.

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  • Authoritarian parents are strict disciplinarians, often relying on physical punishment and the withdrawal of affection to shape their child's behavior.

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  • If affection is withheld, the child commonly is rebellious and antisocial.

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  • They may be careless or unaware of the child's needs for affection and discipline.

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  • Infants and small children should be cuddled and given affection for a few minutes so they do not associate the experience only with the pain.

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  • They strive to hang onto parental affection by conforming, either to their parents' wishes, their teachers', or society's.

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  • The family can provide the child with affection, a sense of belonging, and validation.

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  • Infants and toddlers are not likely to understand verbal explanations, but they have a strong parental attachment and need affection to ease fears.

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  • The peer group is a source of affection, sympathy, understanding, and experimentation.

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  • That's ok - the school dance is not really the place for much more affection that that.

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  • And forget about displays of affection there unless you really wish to offend onlookers.

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  • Scientology teaches parents to provide a clear message of love and affection to the child, right from the start.

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  • Avoid foul language or overt public displays of affection.

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  • The back-story for Amanda was crafted carefully to promote multi-culturalism, respect for generations, affection, and healthy family values.

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  • Or perhaps you have an unexplainable affection for this decade and all of its quirky fashions.

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  • The mysterious vampire apparently held great affection for the mad little girl Alice once was and he did not want James to hunt Alice as James hunted Bella in the first Twilight.

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  • The receiver of your affection will know you took time to express your feelings and they were worthy of creating a permanent representation.

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  • Men like to feel that there is a little challenge to winning your time and affection.

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  • Coupons for your time, assistance or affection.

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  • When you want to make sure the object of your affection figures out that you're interested in getting to know him or her better, it's a good idea to brush up on your flirting technique skills.

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  • Personalize each card with sincere sentiments, a line or two of poetry, or a personal message rather than just a basic note of friendship or affection.

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  • Many men think they need to impress a woman to gain her attention and affection.

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  • You'll be building on an existing foundation of trust and affection.

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  • In essence, he is sharing his time and affection with you AND another person.

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  • You'll defiantly get a guy who will break your heart, who cannot give you his full time, attention or affection.

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  • A woman who is not readily available means that a man has to invest more time and attention to "win" her affection.

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  • Given that your affection for your boyfriend has changed, you have found yourself vulnerable to the attention of his son.

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  • Women and men show their affection similarly in personal space, touching, and eye contact.

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  • Save public displays of affection until after your first kiss.

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  • When we combine our emotions with our logic, we can make an informed decision as to whether or not the person of our affection is a good choice.

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  • If honestly and affection are important, then don't settle for being in a relationship where those things don't exist.

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  • Look at how your husband responds to your communication to inform you of his level of affection and emotional commitment to you.

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  • On the other hand, should his level of affection seem to dwindle or be absent, it might indicate that his behavior has not changed.

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  • Notice that I said level of affection and not level of correspondence as the indicator.

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  • Tokens of Affection - Children create these wonderful gifts for their mothers on Mother's Day and they are just as wonderful to give to your significant other.

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  • Do you need more public display of affection from your boy or girl friend?

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  • I want him to be more affectionate sometimes, but I know he isn't because (not that he's frigid in the sense that he doesn't want to show affection) he just doesn't want to muck up.

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  • If you aren't a couple, his lack of affection suggests that he doesn't want others to think that the two of you are a couple.

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  • His lack of affection could mean that he is trying to hide the relationship from others as well.

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  • After our last holiday, my ex began to act more coldly; not showing as much affection and not saying 'I love you' as often as he did.

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  • Avoid backhanded compliments - Some books and dating gurus advise that insulting a woman is actually a way to gain her affection.

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  • Body language - A hug is a pretty obvious way to show affection, but try some subtler forms.

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  • Physical affection improves the quality of life overall including a person's love life.

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  • You can take turns drawing from the jar each week, learning more about each other, creating romantic adventures and improving not only your physical affection, but also your emotional affection as well.

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