Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In the quotation, the juice of the flower love-in-idleness, the application of which to sleeping eyes was supposed to cause love for the first living object seen after awaking.

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Examples

  • Oberon uses this verse pattern as well, when he applies love-juice to the lovers 'eyes; and when he and Titania are reconciled, she answers his rhymed trochaic tetrameters in kind.

    Shakespeare

  • "Enough for this time, I think," gasped Mamma, as she pressed me in her arms, and tried all she knew, with the inner folds of her vagina, to squeeze our the very last drop of my young love-juice.

    Forbidden Fruit Luscious and exciting story and More forbidden fruit or Master Percy's progress in and beyond the domestic circle

  • And laid the love-juice on some true-love’s sight:

    Act III. Scene II. A Midsummer-Night&#146s Dream

  • The spell of the love-juice was on her, and to her the clown seemed the most beautiful and delightful creature on all the earth.

    The Junior Classics — Volume 5

  • Oberon then softly drew near his Titania, and dropped some of the love-juice on her eyelids, saying: “What thou seest when thou wake

    A Midsummer-Night’s Dream

  • Oberon then softly drew near his Titania, and dropped some of the love-juice on her eyelids, saying, --

    Tales from Shakespeare

  • Oberon had learnt by some questions he had asked of Puck, that he had applied the love-charm to the wrong person's eyes; and now having found the person first intended, he touched the eyelids of the sleeping Demetrius with the love-juice, and he instantly awoke; and the first thing he saw being

    Tales from Shakespeare

  • Oberon had learnt by some questions he had asked of Puck, that he had applied the love-charm to the wrong person's eyes; and now having found the person first intended, he touched the eyelids of the sleeping Demetrius with the love-juice, and he instantly awoke; and the first thing he saw being Helena, he, as Lysander had done before, began to address love-speeches to her; and just at that moment Lysander, followed by

    Tales from Shakespeare

  • Oberon then softly drew near his Titania, and dropped some of the love-juice on her eyelids, saying:

    Tales from Shakespeare

  • Athenian lady here, who is in love with a disdainful youth; if you find him sleeping, drop some of the love-juice in his eyes, but contrive to do it when she is near him, that the first thing he sees when he awakes may be this despised lady.

    Tales from Shakespeare

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