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falling in love


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  • v. Present participle of fall in love.
  • n. The action of the verb to fall in love.


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  • He and Miss Wilson took the liberty of falling in love with each other -- at least Tedo and I thought so; we surprised sundry tender glances and sighs which we interpreted as tokens of "la belle passion," and I promise you the public soon had the benefit of our discovery; we employed it as a sort of lever to hoist our dead-weights from the house.

    Jane Eyre: an autobiography, Vol. I.

  • Now and again in a lifetime a friend introduces you to a writer and you discover a soul-book, a work that engraves itself on your heart: one you read over and over, falling in love with it more deeply each time.


  • By falling in love with a popish clergy-woman; said Trim.

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

  • Messed everything up by falling in love with this Juliette woman.

    Bubble in the Bathtub

  • After falling in love with a Frankfort lady, Miss Jeanrenaud, he had gone to Scheweningen to see whether his love would stand the test of absence from the beloved object.

    Frederic Chopin as a Man and Musician

  • Willis seems to have arrived in England prepared to like everything English, and he began by falling in love with the Ship Hotel at Dover,

    Little Memoirs of the Nineteenth Century

  • He was falling in love with Rita Long, and there seemed to be very little he could do about it.

    A Love So Deep

  • I know this sounds insane, buthe paused and looked into my eyesI think Im falling in love with you.

    Paradise Lost

  • It had meant so much to him that he had hired a teacher to live with them, a little man named Tip Benson who seldom kept a position for long as he could not refrain from falling in love with his charges.

    Cold Mountain

  • It seems that falling in love with the Murderous Marquess is only one short step away from falling over a cliff.

    One Night Of Scandal


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