Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of loveliness.

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Examples

  • There have been many small lovelinesses this weekend.

    Archive 2007-09-01

  • There they spoke of happy things and summoned up happy memories, pleasures and lovelinesses that had been theirs.

    The Boat of a Million Years

  • For in her meet all lovelinesses, and to make her dearer still, some are as yet but in germ

    Browning's Heroines

  • Hidden lovelinesses troop out when we set them in the presence of the Lord.

    My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year

  • No one was up but the sun, who did as he liked with the fa├žades and the bridges in the water, and made strange lovelinesses in narrow darkling places, and showed us things in the _calli_ that we did not know were in the world.

    A Voyage of Consolation (being in the nature of a sequel to the experiences of 'An American girl in London')

  • Between the two tall beeches he knelt down, and drowned the following hours in thought and prayer; till that deep lake of meditation was divided by the sound of singing, as though a shoal of silver fishes swam and leaped upon its surface, putting all quietness to flight, and troubling its waters with a million lovelinesses.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • Between the two tall beeches he knelt down, and drowned the following hours in thought and prayer; till that deep lake of meditation was divided by the sound of singing, as though a shoal of silver fishes swam and leapt upon its surface, putting all quietness to flight, and troubling its waters with a million lovelinesses.

    Martin Pippin in the Apple Orchard

  • The very ashes of the great Lucomo prince and chieftain lying below this worthy if somewhat unseductive female would fade in horror away into the air, if one of his gods, Vertumnus, perhaps, or one of the blessed Dioscuri, should offer him such a companion or hint to him that the creature was of the same species as the round-breasted lovelinesses that sport upon the frescoes of his tomb, among the lotus flowers.

    Margarita's Soul The Romantic Recollections of a Man of Fifty

  • She always went by way of the swamp; it was a lovely place -- a boggy soil, green with the greenest of mossy hillocks; a silvery brook meandered through it and spruces stood erectly, their boughs a-trail with gray-green mosses, their roots overgrown with all sorts of woodland lovelinesses.

    Anne of the Island

  • Malus spectabilis, floribunda, and coronaria; Prunus Juliana, Mahaleb, serotina, triloba, and Pissardi; Cydonias and Weigelias in every colour, and several kinds of Crataegus and other May lovelinesses.

    Elizabeth and Her German Garden

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