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.
It may be presumed with some certainty that his attentions to women were for the most part platonic; indeed, both on the good and the bad side of him, he was all brain.
Well, Bordeaux was just the man to help her forget it - if he'd only dedicate his attentions to Darcie.
In spite of the attentions of Ambroise Pare he died on the 10th of July.
treated her with great kindness and consideration, and protected her from the suspicious attentions of the powers of the Grand Alliance.
This unprincipled adventurer, even before Catherine's death in September 1548, paid indelicate attentions to Elizabeth.
Although the remedies acceptable to a eulogist of Cromwell could not be to their taste, they admired his moral teaching; and he received their attentions, as Sir C. G.
Indeed, Chaitanya himself, as well as his immediate disciples, have come to be regarded as complete or partial incarnations of the deity to whom adoration is due, as to Krishna himself; and their modern successors, the Gosains, share to the fullest extent in the devout attentions of the worshippers.
But his chief claim upon the attentions of posterity is as a scholar.
With the accession of the new monarch in 1760 this volatile politician transferred his attentions from Pitt to the young king's favourite, Bute, and when in 1761, at the latter's instance, several changes were made in the ministry, Townshend was promoted to the post of secretary-at-war.
He paid me attentions in those days, said the countess, with a smile.
Among the men who very soon became frequent visitors at the Rostovs' house in Petersburg were Boris, Pierre whom the count had met in the street and dragged home with him, and Berg who spent whole days at the Rostovs' and paid the eldest daughter, Countess Vera, the attentions a young man pays when he intends to propose.
She did not even notice the special attentions and amiabilities shown her during dinner by Boris Drubetskoy, who was visiting them for the third time already.
Julie on the contrary accepted his attentions readily, though in a manner peculiar to herself.
Like the scorpions the spiders have a special tendency to cannibalism, and accordingly the male, in approaching the female for the purpose of fertilizing her, is liable to be fallen upon and sucked dry by the object of his attentions.
Three years later he brought his three great achievements together in compendious form, Quadratura circuli, Cubatio sphaerae, Duplicatio cubi, and as soon as they were once more refuted by Wallis, reprinted them with an answer to the objections, in compliment to the grand-duke of Tuscany, who paid him attentions on a visit to England in 1669 (L.W.
amorous attentions from Lorne over the last couple of months.
But his victims are usually boorish, greedy or in some way deserving of his attentions.
Janey challenges her mother for the attentions of Cady until the struggle for control reaches a tragic denouement.
Prince Saradine distributed his social attentions between his guests with great gaiety and tact.
I do not claim to have been the only high-profile British author to have been subject to these unsavory attentions by the BoD.
prisen tho, their attentions will be all on tomorrow's exciting final night and the grand prize.
Meanwhile he had been established (1822-1827) as Dozent at Berlin, where he came in contact with the leaders of German thought and was somewha t spoilt by the flattering attentions of the highest Prussian society.
The author was hailed as the "German Plato," or the "German Socrates"; royal and other aristocratic friends showered attentions on him, and it is no exaggeration to assert with Kayserling that "no stranger who came to Berlin failed to pay his personal respects to the German Socrates."
The generals were passing by, looking as if they wished to avoid embarrassing attentions.
Make it clear that your child deserves to have two parents whose attentions are on her and not on each other.
In January, we're going to turn out attentions to your kitchen.
What can I do to get her attentions?~~???
There is a lot to be said about developing your own inner self to help you to attract potential attentions.
Just because you are frequenting a room devoted to adult chat or sex chat, do not assume your attentions will be welcomed by everyone, or that all conversations will lead to flirting or cybersex.
However, both members of a couple might miss some of the considerations and attentions paid during those early days and wonder why they have to be gone for good.
Threat of abandonment and failure often motivate Virgo males to put their attentions back on their lover.
Twisted with rising excitement the events of the World Cup linger, but when the school year begins attentions are turned to what is in store.
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