pleasure-loving love

pleasure-loving

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  • The "reputedly pleasure-loving" French president, as a Foreign Office profile explained, was "not a doctrinaire socialist" but "has few personal friends and is not much inclined to share confidences".

    Gems from National Archives unearthed after the 30-year rule

  • And Mr. Heubisch emphasizes the new director's bona fides in pleasure-loving Munich by announcing that "he's a guy who can enjoy a glass of wine and a good dinner" at an Italian restaurant.

    Conducting a Transfer of Power

  • It will further reinforce the view many have of the US as a pleasure-loving, lazy, fat culture with no will zur macht.

    Think Progress » Conservatives Fearmonger About Repealing DADT: It Will Lead To The Draft And ‘Mortally’ Wound The Military

  • Judith Harris, author of "Pompeii Awakened," said Pompeii was a pleasure-loving mercantile town, at the mouth of a river by the sea, somewhat like New Orleans today.

    Pompeii's Life and Death on View in New York

  • I used to marvel at the way Geneviève parented: how she pushed her stroller down cobblestones the size of grapefruits without twisting an ankle, and how she managed like many French parents to be simultaneously severe and laissez-faire, private but pleasure-loving.

    Debra Ollivier: Mothers Superior: From China To France, It's Childhood That Counts

  • I used to marvel at the way Geneviève parented: how she pushed her stroller down cobblestones the size of grapefruits without twisting an ankle, and how she managed like many French parents to be simultaneously severe and laissez-faire, private but pleasure-loving.

    Debra Ollivier: Mothers Superior: From China To France, It's Childhood That Counts

  • Lively, pretty, and pleasure-loving, Carie had married the saintly younger brother of the minister in her hometown of Hillsboro, West Virginia, because he was preparing to go as a missionary to China, and she wanted to give herself to God.

    PEARL BUCK IN CHINA

  • Johnnie was a selfish, pleasure-loving, lazy hound, but that's so much safer than a crank.

    Twin Moons

  • And those of Air invested in entertainment, and were paid back handsomely, for there was no place on the face of the earth as pleasure-loving as this West Coast, and no one better able to manipulate the emotions of others to induce pleasure than a Master of Air.

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  • The mystical traditions of Western and Eastern religions have powerful common denominators, but Sufism brings its own flavor of pleasure-loving mischief, calling as it does for the soul to become a drunken lover in communion with its Creator ( "Junoon" itself means passion or obsession).

    Rob Asghar: A Rock and Roll Jihad for the Soul of Pakistan

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