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  • It was strange sitting beside him and longing for him to come back.

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  • A tiny voice whispered a warning about the longing that consumed her.

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  • Struck by longing, she gave a soulful sigh.

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  • Apparently he saw the longing there, because he slowly leaned down and kissed her lips.

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  • He lowered his head to her neck, breathing in her scent with a mix of longing and anger.

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  • Sometimes, she heard longing in his voice, the same yearning she experience for him.

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  • Sofia watched her take a bite of a muffin, at once longing and agitated.

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  • No good could come of longing for things a person could never have.

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  • In 1514 the archbishopric of Mainz fell vacant again, and Albert of Brandenburg, already archbishop of Magdeburg and administrator of Halberstadt, longing to add it to his possessions, was elected.

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  • I took the book in my hands and tried to feel the letters with an intensity of longing that I can never forget.

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  • But the most characteristic passage of the epopee is the mysterious disappearance of Shah Kaikhosrau, who suddenly, when at the height of earthly fame and splendour, renounces the world in utter disgust, and, carried away by his fervent longing for an abode of everlasting tranquillity, vanishes for ever from the midst of his companions.

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  • There was passion and a deep longing she innately understood only she was able to fill.

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  • That bittersweet chocolate gaze mesmerized her, filled her with a longing that he would not satisfy.

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  • She imagined he went to her apartment to check on Toby and was struck by her longing to return to the tiny, cluttered mess of a life that was hers.

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  • He lay down on the edge of it and I burned with longing to caress him and lie down too.

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  • It appears from Craig's letter, to which we may therefore assign the date 3589, that, five years before, he had made an attempt to reach Uranienburg, but had been baffled by the storms and rocks of Norway, and that ever since then he had been longing to visit Tycho.

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  • "Are you coming with us?" the woman asked him, longing on her face.

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  • "I hope it's soon," she said, a look of longing crossing her face.

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  • The good doctor had travelled much, and the reading of his itineraries and note-books awakened such a longing for travel in the young Holberg that at last, at the close of 1704, having scraped together 60 dollars, he went on board a ship bound for Holland.

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  • Still unsatisfied, longing always for a certainty that seemed ever just beyond his grasp, he had added vigil to vigil, and penance to penance, until at last, when to the wondering view of others he had become more than a saint, his bodily strength and his indomitable resolution and faith had together suddenly and completely broken down.

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  • Biographers have delighted to relate how painfully Demosthenes made himself a tolerable speaker, - how, with pebbles in his mouth, he tried his lungs against the waves, how he declaimed as he ran up hill, how he shut himself up in a cell, having first guarded himself against a longing for the haunts of men by shaving one side of his head, how he wrote out Thucydides eight times, how he was derided by the Assembly and encouraged by a judicious actor who met him moping about the Peiraeus.

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  • I know you think I have all this longing inside me, but I don't.

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  • A book of stories of adventure on the sea, which he read over and over again when a boy, had filled him with a longing for a seafaring life.

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  • All derived existence, however, has a drift towards, a longing for, the higher, and bends towards it so far as its nature will permit.

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  • At the same time the longing for radical reform and the belief that it would be easy were almost universal.

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  • He took a disgust to the world and its occupations, and experienced a longing to give himself over to an ascetic life.

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  • In England the younger Henry had built himself up a party among the more turbulent section of the baronage, who remembered with regret and longing the carnival of licence which their fathers had enjoyed under King Stephen.

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  • With that sudden rush of excitement came the realization that she had gone an entire day without longing for him.

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  • She tipped her head back, longing for him to kiss her the way he used to.

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  • This yearning is a dumb unintelligent longing, which moves like a heaving sea in obedience to some dark and indefinite law, and is powerless to fashion anything in permanence.

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  • The egoistic longing for a future life.

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  • The chief associates of Eros are Pothos and Himeros (Longing and Desire), Peitho (Persuasion), the Muses and the Graces; he himself is in constant attendance on Aphrodite.

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  • Neoplatonism owes its form to Plato, but its underlying motive is the widespread feeling of self-despair and the longing for divine illumination characteristic of the age in which it appears.

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  • It also encouraged the growth of a community life, which eventually gave birth to an intense longing for national life.

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  • Louis Napoleon could feel vaguely the state of public opinion in France, the longing for glory from which it suffered, and the deep-rooted discord between the nation and the king, Louis Philippe, who though sprung from the national revolution against the treaties of 1815, was yet a partisan of peace at any price.

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  • Seized in his turn with a longing for the cardinals hat, Dubois paid for it by the registering of the bull Unigenitus and by the persecution of the Jansenists which the regent had stopped.

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  • Wonder-workers like Alexander the Paphlagonian exhibit the grosser side of the longing for spiritual communion.

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  • The chief responsibility for this rests with the worldly College of Cardinals, who were longing to return to France, and thence drew their inspiration.

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  • The longing to arrive at the one explanation of all things, which had inspired the older philosophers, became less earnest; the belief, indeed, that any such explanation was attainable began to fail.

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  • Savor every moment of the present instead of longing for the future.

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  • In September, 1786 Goethe set out from Karlsbad - secretly and stealthily, his plan known only to his servant - on that memorable journey to Italy, to which he had looked forward with such intense longing; he could not cross the Alps quickly enough, so impatient was he to set foot in Italy.

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  • His disappointed ambition prompted him to take the step for which his countrymen were longing, for they too were grumbling at the withdrawal of the "presents," in other words the veiled ransom-money, which for many years they had been accustomed to receive.

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  • But the longing for these pledges of the divine assistance was insatiable.

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  • Standing in the kitchen with the man meant to be her mate, she couldn't help feeling a small kernel of longing deep inside her.

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  • Prince Andrew was watching these men abashed by the Emperor's presence, and the women who were breathlessly longing to be asked to dance.

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  • Paul's shrinking from the disembodied state and longing to be clothed upon at death in 2 Cor.

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  • In this period of degeneracy there were none the less an awakening to religious needs and a profound longing for a new revelation of truth, which should satisfy at once the intellect and the religious emotions.

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  • This longing to distinguish themselves, to maneuver, to overthrow, and to cut off showed itself particularly whenever the Russians stumbled on the French army.

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  • In the splendid balance of his nature the Virgilian longing, rerum cognoscere causas, could never indeed wholly silence the call to exercise his active powers.

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  • He began to be haunted by a strange curiosity about the unpardonable sin, and by a morbid longing to commit it.

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  • there is a vein of sadness: the flux of all things, the vanity of life, are thoughts which perpetually recur, along with resignation to the will of God and forbearance towards others, and the religious longing to be rid of the burden and to depart to God.

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  • Moreover, he had no very pronounced political ambition, and was an utter stranger to that longing for power, which drives so many men of talent to adopt extreme expedients.

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  • Cyril of Jerusalem, in his Catecheses, insists on " the longing for the heavenly polity, on the goodly resolution and attendant hope " of the catechumen (Pro.

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  • Petya rode beside him, longing to look round to see whether or not the French were running after them, but not daring to.

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  • In 630 he abandoned the secular life and entered the monastery of Chrysopolis (Scutari), actuated, it was believed, less by any longing for the life of a recluse than by the dissatisfaction he felt with the Monothelite leanings of his master.

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  • Though he is wanting in moderation and in luminous warmth, his tones are by no means always harsh; and as an author he ever aspired with longing after humility and love and patience, though his whole life was lived in the atmosphere of conflict.

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  • The soul must be immaterial since it has the power of cognizing the universal; and its immortality is further based by St Thomas on the natural longing for unending existence which belongs to a being whose thoughts are not confined to the " here " and " now," but are able to abstract from every limitation.

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  • Sarah suspected the real reason to be twofold, one: He did not want his work critiqued by anyone, let alone those 'jugheads in the modern music industry' and two: his music held so much rapture, sadness and longing that anyone listening to it would understand that beneath the snarky I-don't-give-a-crap-about-anyone attitude boiled a cauldron of raw emotion.

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  • There was no bloodlust, but rather a longing that gripped him and clouded his thoughts.

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  • He should be fighting bloodlust by now, yet it had simply disappeared, replaced by longing for something more, a yearning to be part of this woman, to be everything to her, and for her.

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  • The actual church is always falling short of its profession; but its successive reformations witness to the strength of its longing after the beauty of holiness.

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  • 3 The list of the thirty communities be longing to the Latin league, given by Dionysius of Halicarnassus ' See R.

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  • The country which, in half-a-dozen years, had seen a radical reform of parliament, a no less radical reform of municipal corporations, the abolition of slavery, and the reconstruction of the poor laws, was longing for a period of political repose.

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  • Probably it is fused with the D, Deuterocerebrum, consist protocerebrum, and may also be ing of ganglion cells be concerned in the history of the very longing to the second or peculiar paired eyes of Peripatus, mandibular somite.

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  • In her thoughts of marriage Princess Mary dreamed of happiness and of children, but her strongest, most deeply hidden longing was for earthly love.

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  • Deidre's eyes drifted to Darkyn in a sense of longing.

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  • She felt a deep sense of loneliness and longing.

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  • Even so, he couldn't help the longing he felt when he'd seen her, vulnerable, defeated, alone.

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  • Curiously absent from this list is any sort of longing for those experiences that the computer cannot easily supply.

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  • Such Longing is danced to the achingly beautiful meditations of Chopin's Nocturnes and Etudes, which are played live.

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  • In contrast " One Of These Days " is a slow almost breathless song telling of desperate longing for better times.

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  • Guitar bows and pigeon coos and where is the lowest level of fondness and longing and sorrow in a house?

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  • Sometime he hath enlarged your soul with ardent and longing desires after him, and satisfied you with the fatness of his house.

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  • eager, disappointed longing of those whose union had proved fruitless.

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  • My longing grows for you grows fierce, Breathlessly, I await you.

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  • giddy rush of lust and longing.

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  • It doesn't really matter what the answer is, because the film does capture an ethereal sense of nostalgic longing for faded glory.

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  • They have a longing to know God, to follow God, to pursue holiness.

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  • hopeless longing of the day.

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  • People who worship idols are longing for something to bring them satisfaction in life.

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  • He becomes lethargic; nothing except his longing interests him.

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  • longing of the soul.

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  • Get this: more of anything other than God, will never satisfy the longing He's placed within you.

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  • The longing expressed by people looking toward the new age of the Messiah are the longing expressed by people looking toward the new age of the Messiah are the longings of people today.

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  • They felt no longing for the little village sleeping in the distance beyond the majestic waste of water.

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  • longing for freedom in those long, long days of slavery.

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  • longing for justice leaves us hoping for mercy.

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  • longing for something to bring them satisfaction in life.

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  • Faith is not a wistful longing, or a blind confidence, or even " inward conviction.

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  • Overall there is a sense of a nostalgic longing to regain innocence lost personified in the idealized Emma.

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  • Reflective, even somewhat grave and mournful, it is full of unfulfilled longing.

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  • But zebra Marty feels restless, longing for life in the wild.

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  • It is true that he had a passionate longing to fellowship with them.

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  • longing glances leave little doubt such sculptured cheekbones are destined to be together.

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  • longing soul of the child of God can only be satisfied with Himself.

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  • longing desire to awaken the south.

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  • longing quot of his own through a lead.

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  • longing eyes we sat at the window, anxiously watching the steamer's progress.

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  • There's allsorts going on in here: love, sex, death, absence, longing and eventual reconciliation.

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  • restless, longing for life in the wild.

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  • smitethe wedding feast Eochaid's younger brother Ailell was suddenly smitten with a desperate love and longing for Etain.

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  • This has always been the deepest longing of the redeemed soul.

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  • The longing soul of the child of God can only be satisfied with Himself.

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  • unknowing with a sharp dart of longing love; and go not thence for thing that befalleth.

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  • wistful longing, or a blind confidence, or even " inward conviction.

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  • Seized with a longing to pursue and kill the Moor on account of his insulting language, Ignatius, still doubting as to his best course, left the matter to his mule, which at the dividing of the ways took the path to the abbey, leaving the open road which the Moor had taken.

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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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  • But, though learned and studious, she was intriguing and ambitious, and ready to go to any lengths to gratify her longing for power.

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  • But when we look at the deeper side of the Messianic conception in the Psalter of Solomon, at the heartfelt longing for a leader in the way of righteousness and acceptance with God which underlies the aspirations after political deliverance, we see that it was in no mere spirit of accommodation to prevailing language that Jesus did not disdain the name in which all the hopes of the Old Testament were gathered up.

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  • (In the previous January a secret attempt to seize the stool had failed.) The Kumasi, who were longing to wipe out the dishonour of having let Prempeh be deported without fighting, next threatened the fort of Kumasi.

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  • No year had passed since the appearance of Leviathan without some indignant protest against the influence which its trenchant doctrine was calculated to produce upon minds longing above everything for civil repose; but after the Restoration " Hobbism " became a fashionable creed, which it was the duty of every lover of true morality and religion to denounce.

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  • In a prayer addressed to " First birth of my birth, first beginning (or principle) of my beginning, first spirit of the spirit in me," he prays " to be restored to his deathless birth (genesis), albeit he is let a.nd hindered by his underlying nature, to the end that according to the pressing need and spur of his longing he may gaze upon the deathless principle with deathless spirit, through the deathless water, through the solid and the air; that he may be re-born through reason (or idea), that he may be consecrated, and the holy spirit breathe in"him, that he may admire the holy fire, that he may behold the abyss of the Orient, dread water, and that he may be heard of the quickening and circumambient ether; for this day he is about to gaze on the revealed reality with deathless eyes; a mortal born of mortal womb, he has been enhanced in excellence by the might of the All-powerful and by the right hand of the Deathless one," &c.

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  • There 's allsorts going on in here: love, sex, death, absence, longing and eventual reconciliation.

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  • Continuing, he said: Longing is like the rosy dawn.

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  • On Tuesday Michael Howard captured the mood of a nation longing for something better than this shambles of a government.

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  • At the wedding feast Eochaid 's younger brother Ailell was suddenly smitten with a desperate love and longing for Etain.

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  • And smite upon that thick cloud of unknowing with a sharp dart of longing love; and go not thence for thing that befalleth.

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  • The senior citizens shared stories of the events that made them the most nostalgic and filled with longing for the past.

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  • It'll pass incredibly quickly, and you may find yourself longing for those days when your baby cooed at you from his crib.

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  • Middle school students in particular often struggle with finding a balance between being true to their own identity while still longing for the approval of a parent.

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  • Frustrated with your makeup and longing to look like the airbrush makeup enhanced models you see in magazines?

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  • There's nothing wrong with any of these things, of course, but most women would admit to a longing for some indulgence every now and then.

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  • For those longing to create the look of large eyes, these techniques and tricks are your new secret weapons!

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  • You will find 100 teenage love poems on this site, everything from falling in love, losing love, and the longing to find it again.

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  • There are many wonderful, loving dogs longing for a home/family of their own, and you sound like you have a lot of love to give.

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  • Doggie tuna casserole is sure to be a welcome treat for the dog longing for something besides plain kibble.

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  • Smooth hydrangea (Hydrangea arborescens) - Most people think of hydrangeas as shrubs for shade, but if you've got a sunny garden and are longing to grow hydrangeas, consider planting a smooth hydrangea variety.

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  • If you are looking for a solid red table wine with enough complexity to keep you from longing for its pricier cousins, give the Yellow Tail Shiraz a try.

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  • They naturally feel a physical longing to smell, cuddle, and rock their infant.

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  • In an ideal world, every death is a sad one and longing for and missing the deceased is a constant.

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  • Longing for that signature Gwen Stefani platinum blonde hair look?

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  • Those longing for the good old, excessive days of the 1980's, seemingly have a board short just for them.

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  • If you're lucky enough to have the money, you can fulfill her dream of a weekend in Paris or his longing to drive a race car.

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  • So when one partner is ambitious, say at work and the other partner is longing to be with him, miscommunication is inevitable.

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  • However, if she has been longing for a new appliance, especially something expensive such as refrigerator, buying it as a Valentine's Day gift may be seen as an act of love.

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  • It gives them a moment to recapture the essence of home that they have been longing for every night.

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  • It may be the simple longing, common to all romantics, that a relationship will not be temporary - that there can be such a thing as a love that lasts.

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  • Now that you are gone, I am left with just the empty jacket and the lingering, longing your scent evokes.

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  • They simply can't help longing for it; it's the way they're wired.

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  • Even today, this familiar theme may bring a pang of longing to anyone who loved the show as a child.

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  • While she meets a colorful cast of characters there, she eventually finds herself longing for home, where things are safe and secure.

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  • Terminally ill or missing child: One of the cruelest urban legends regards either a young child suffering from a fatal disease and longing to have millions of emails from strangers, or an email from a missing child.

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  • Some say the trend is driven by a challenging economy which has people longing for comfort: comfort food, comfort clothes, etc. Others say Hollywood celebrities are driving the trend.

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  • However, if you are longing for a pair of made to measure or custom shoes, a manufacturer's representative will need to take a series of measurements to ensure the perfect fit.

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  • You may be longing to wear a sexy, sky-scraping stiletto heel, but that may not be your best choice for a long ceremony.

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  • If you are longing to talk about the fascinating residents of Pine Valley, consider joining an All My Children discussion group.

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  • She spends a long time regretting that decision and longing to be with Adolfo, the poor soldier she loves.

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  • The best telenovelas feature a mixture of longing passion, familial interference, class and economic barriers as well as reckless choices and the consequences that follow.

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  • Nikki broke off her engagement to Paul Williams (Doug Davidson) and left town abruptly leaving her family longing for her return.

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  • George saved a heart patient in one elevator while Derek and Meredith spent a number of longing moments riding up and down the hospital floors.

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  • Erica's longing for father Eric's love remains a personal demon of the character and serves to fuel her lust for romance and love.

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  • The series even hit all the right notes with the longing for romance that Deb experienced when former fiance Grayson came to work at Jane's firm.

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  • Jane/Deb's life continues to be complicated by a secret husband, her potential love interest in Tony Nicastro and her continued longing for Grayson, who begins to cherish his friendship with Jane.

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  • The biological tie between the women separated Jill's son Billy Abbott from Katherine's granddaughter Mackenzie, leaving the would-be lovers longing for each other for years.

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  • This dynamic duo "play to nourish a longing in the heart for that which never dies - the experience of love and meditation."

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  • Through the use of games, along with his motivation and longing for relationships, this boy developed friendships for the very first time.

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  • Nylon and mesh ones seem a bit more playful, as if you plan to attack your lover with a pillow and wrestle for a while before exchanging any kisses or longing looks.

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  • Whether you're on old-school rap fan longing for the days of "Gin and Juice" or are just looking for some good beats, a Daz Thang MP3 download will fit the bill.

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  • The song perfectly portrays the longing felt by those who are apart for the holidays.

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  • God-Shaped Hole: This lively song combines a catchy melody with lyrics of humanity's longing -- and ultimately belonging to God.

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  • From the first scene to the last, this distinctly new vision of Harry Potter's world is the artistic triumph that non fans have been longing for in the films.

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  • Hitherto very much an observer of life, pottering about his house and reading books to satisfy his longing for adventure, Bilbo discovers that real-life (well, fantasy-life) adventure is often uncomfortable and even scary.

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  • He gave the ship a longing look, worried he will never see her again.

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  • Eowyn nurses a longing for Aragorn, but when he is committed to Arwen, she moves on.

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  • If you're longing for the days when your hands didn't feel dried out or even painful, finding your ideal hand lotion will take you a long way in recovering your youth.

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  • longing for peace lies deep within every person.

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  • For then the night will more than pay The hopeless longing of the day.

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  • I felt such sadness and longing as I described what I was seeing that I was on the verge of tears," he explains.

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