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  • n. Alternative spelling of languor.


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  • And yes, I appreciate languour for the way it compliments reading so well.

    Life Begins At 40 « Tales from the Reading Room

  • ‘Mid the throng how many fair with languour-kohl’d eyes88

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • The heat was so intense as to throw languour on the garden and croquet-parties, which replaced the winter balls and sleigh drives.

    Bluebell A Novel

  • In comparison with the hopeless languour of the preceding days this was dizzy speed.

    The Shadow Line

  • It was a hard, stern life, with its smoke, heat, frosts, and languour; but they loved it profoundly.

    Tales of the Wilderness

  • "She has the languour of the South -- She does not jump from one subject to another, she is frankly only interested in love."

    Man and Maid

  • As she rocked to and fro she felt the tensity of woe in abandonment, the magnificence of wrath after deception, the languour of sorrow after defeat.

    Sister Carrie

  • Burden not the soul so as to cause exhaustion and languour, but rather refresh it that thus it may soar on the wings of Revelation to the

    Bahá’u’lláh and the New Era

  • Light though her step, there was a languour there;

    Eugene Aram — Volume 05

  • I advanced -- a pleasing languour seized my senses & when I recovered I found my self by the Elysian fountain near Diotima -- The beautiful female who [m] I had left on the point of narrating her earthly history seemed to have waited for my return and as soon as I appeared she spoke thus -- [100]



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