from The Century Dictionary.

  • Depriving of heart or thought; ecstatic.
  • Stealing the heart or affections; winning.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Depriving of thought; ecstatic.
  • adjective Stealing the heart or affections; winning.


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  • Covin's strains; nevertheless he has himself taken a draught from the true Elizabethan fount of lyric inspiration, and the nymph Chloris with her heart-robbing eye well deserves a place on the snow-soft downs where the sonneteering shepherds were wont to assemble.

    Elizabethan Sonnet Cycles: Idea, Fidesa and Chloris


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