laughter-loving love

laughter-loving

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  • Mr. Hunt depicts a ­laughter-loving Engels, a "joy inspirer" to his friends — the original champagne ­communist.

    The Champagne Communist

  • Nothing, indeed, could exhibit a stronger contrast than the appearance of the two girls; — the good-humoured laughter-loving countenance of the Maid of the Mill, who stood gazing with unrepressed astonishment on whatever was in her inexperienced eye rare and costly, and with an humble, and at the same time cheerful acquiescence in her inferiority, asking all the little queries about the use and value of the ornaments, while Mary

    The Monastery

  • And laughter-loving Aphrodite put on all her rich clothes, and when she had decked herself with gold, she left sweet-smelling Cyprus and went in haste towards Troy, swiftly travelling high up among the clouds.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Nor does laughter-loving Aphrodite ever tame in love Artemis, the huntress with shafts of gold; for she loves archery and the slaying of wild beasts in the mountains, the lyre also and dancing and thrilling cries and shady woods and the cities of upright men.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • The husband becomes a pedagogue, or, if you like, a professor, and love perishes under the rod which, sooner or later, gives pain; for a young and handsome wife, at once discreet and laughter-loving, will not accept any superiority above that with which she is endowed by nature.

    Honorine

  • And laughter-loving Aphrodite, with face turned away and lovely eyes downcast, crept to the well-spread couch which was already laid with soft coverings for the hero; and upon it lay skins of bears and deep-roaring lions which he himself had slain in the high mountains.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • Cephalus she bare a splendid son, strong Phaethon, a man like the gods, whom, when he was a young boy in the tender flower of glorious youth with childish thoughts, laughter-loving Aphrodite seized and caught up and made a keeper of her shrine by night, a divine spirit.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • ‘Member-loving’: the title is perhaps only a perversion of the regular PHILOMEIDES (laughter-loving).

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

  • The husband becomes a pedagogue, or, if you like, a professor, and love perishes under the rod which, sooner or later, gives pain; for a young and handsome wife, at once discreet and laughter-loving, will not accept any superiority above that with which she is endowed by nature.

    Honorine

  • Therefore, when laughter-loving Aphrodite saw him, she loved him, and terribly desire seized her in her heart.

    Hesiod, Homeric Hymns, and Homerica

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