chamber-fellow love


from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who occupies the same apartment with another.


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  • Checkley, in Staffordshire, my quondam chamber-fellow, and late fellow student in Christ Church, Oxon.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Good Sir, I am a servant, (to use [3722] Seneca's words) howsoever your poor friend; a servant, and yet your chamber-fellow, and if you consider better of it, your fellow-servant.

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • Ah, my sweet chamber-fellow, had I lived with thee, then had I lived still! but now I die eternally.

    Scene XIV

  • For a long time she knelt thus, lapped in happy dreams; then the door opened and in came her chamber-fellow.

    Sir Mortimer

  • The maid of honor took it from her; then, with a last glance at the mirror, swept towards the door, but on the threshold turned and came back for one moment to her chamber-fellow.

    Sir Mortimer

  • 'Tis not to be imagined the ridiculous stories they have made, nor how J.B. cries out on me for refusing him and choosing his chamber-fellow; yet he pities me too, and swears I am condemned to be the miserablest person upon earth.

    The Love Letters of Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple, 1652-54

  • She is writing of Mr. Charles Rich, and says: He was then in love with a Maid of Honour to the Queen, on Mrs. Hareson, that had been chamber-fellow to my sister-in-law whilst she lived at Court, and that brought on the acquaintance between him and my sister.

    Letters from Dorothy Osborne to Sir William Temple (1652-54)

  • [13] Thus, too, Scogin and his "chamber-fellow" successively declared to

    The Book of Noodles Stories of Simpletons; or, Fools and Their Follies

  • Your lordship sees my poor dog can endure no collar: let him therefore be my chamber-fellow until his throat be healed, when I shall again submit him to your lordship's mandate. '

    St. George and St. Michael Volume II

  • He dropped asleep stroking the muzzle of his chamber-fellow, and slept all the night, kept warm by the horse's breath, and the near furnace of his great body.

    A Rough Shaking


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