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  • Admiration is a very real passion in some women, as it is a very real passion in some men; but what, in women, is often mistaken for it is ambition, a desire to get on and achieve success in life in the only way in which it is open to a woman to achieve it – through the favour of man.

    Marriage as a Trade

  • Reverence and Admiration, which is due to great Virtue and Intelligence.

    John Adams diary 7, 21 March - 18 October 1761

  • "Admiration" for a particular trait of a minority group is rarely a simple matter of respect and clap-on-the-back congratulations.

    Lauren Weber: Ulmer to Jews: I Meant It as a Compliment!

  • Admiration which is the soul's "nonplus," its doing it knows not what, the winding of it up until it stands still, ready to break -- is all that we can arrive unto in the consideration hereof.

    The Sermons of John Owen

  • Plus you know, when shooting with her, you have to put up with all her SELF-ASS Admiration which is VERY distracting

    Fashion World of SL

  • "Admiration" was expressed by 3% of respondents, while 11% felt either "fear" or

    RIA Novosti

  • Lady (pseudonym, don't you think?) lies the Country of Eligibleness, and within it, the cliffside Land of Love of Admiration ( & Vanity) as well as the "High grounds of Matrimonial," camouflaged by the sheer drop into Land of Coquetry where one encounters "Male Traps: Province of Deception," "Affectation," and "Valley of Mother's Artifice."

    Suzanne O'Malley: Day 14 of 29: Secrets to the Map of a Women's Heart

  • Admiration is stronger than power, charisma more intense than intimidation.

    Dreamseller: The Calling

  • Admiration for the skill with which Griffiths rings changes on those 500 words is an unavoidable part of the reading experience.

    Experimental Fiction

  • I think a more appropriate title for this artistic endeavor would be 'Mutual Admiration Society.'

    Edward Goldman: The Road to Art Hell Is Paved With Good Intentions

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