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  • Beautifully feathered — but extremely annoyed — this was his solemn love-gift.

    See Delphi and Die

  • Now Nodonn held high the book-plaque that had been Bryan's love-gift to Mercy.

    The Golden Torc

  • The Master of the Royal Bed gestured and a gray-torc valet came up to wrap the shivering love-gift manquee in a robe of white satin.

    The Golden Torc

  • She still wore the diaphanous love-gift robes the Queen's attendants had dressed her in the night before.

    The Golden Torc

  • I had trouble to escape from wearing Anthemion's party robe, red with embroidered borders, a love-gift from Anaxis.

    The Mask of Apollo

  • Some faint touch of refinement told her that she should not take money for what she had meant as a love-gift.

    Lippincott's Magazine, Vol. 22, August, 1878

  • You may put together all these illustrations in the attempt to get a real, close-up, idea of what Jesus meant in that love-gift of His to you.

    Quiet Talks on Power

  • I started the hypothesis that Mamusa might once have had a _tendresse_ for the old gentleman, and might have bestowed these cows upon him as a love-gift; but this idea was scouted, even by the defendant, who said gravely,

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 101, May, 1876

  • Her friend was sitting by the window, -- waiting, -- not for her; and when she went in to her, it was silently, with no mention of her errand or her love-gift.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 06, No. 35, September, 1860

  • This old house, this old room; the very chair she sat in, with its high back and straight arms; the floor, black with age, uneven from the passing of the generations — all made a setting for the man who had brought her here to choose a love-gift for another woman.

    Lonesome Road

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