delightsomeness love



from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The state of being delightsome.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The quality of giving delight; charmfulness.


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  • These young members of the Church are changing to whiteness and to delightsomeness.

    White and delightsome

  • Each bay and inlet and cove differed in delightsomeness.

    Tropic Days

  • Lovable as is the open sea when the spray drenches the scanty clothing of the steersman and rains upon his lips salty salutation, yet is there rare delightsomeness in reverse of the wet frolic.

    Tropic Days

  • "The reason," he adds, "why the intercourse then is more delightful and blessed is, that when conjugial love becomes of the spirit, it becomes more interior and pure, and consequently more perceptible; and every delightsomeness grows according to the perception, and grows even until its blessedness is discernible in its delightsomeness." .171 Such love, however, he says, is rarely to be found on earth.

    Bygone Beliefs

  • The delightsomeness of the work of art and its self-sufficient freedom, standing in contrast with the drab or difficult realities of nature and personal striving, serve also to make of beauty a consoler and healer.

    The Principles of Aesthetics

  • She was thinking of the days when she walked with her hero out of delightsomeness and ease into danger and anxiety, all for the nation's succor, in the nation's time of need.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 18, No. 107, September, 1866

  • Moreover, the favour of victory would be speedily his, if he could first lay hands upon a food of extraordinary delightsomeness which had been devised to increase the strength of Balder.

    The Danish History, Books I-IX

  • The opposite of loathsomeness is delightsomeness; and the opposite of wretchedness is happiness.

    Samuel Rutherford

  • Mr. Bright cannot find language to express the Misses Yates 'delightsomeness, and was wishing that we knew them.

    Memories of Hawthorne

  • Po, while on the east it enjoys the delightsomeness of the Ionian shore, where the alternating tide now discovers and now conceals the face of the fields by the ebb and flow of its inundation.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Being A Condensed Translation Of The Variae Epistolae Of Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator


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