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  • The 2012 Palin campaign has started by asking for the love-offering up front and insists the event sign a rider.

    Matt Osborne: Palin-Bachmann Syndrome���

  • He'd intended this to be a love-offering, and instead the thing had turned into a viper and bitten them both.

    Magic's Price

  • It was even a sort of love-offering to start off by telling the worst.

    Nineteen Eighty-Four

  • Most holy Satyr, like a goat, hear this our song, accept our leaves, love-offering, return our hymn; like echo fling

    American Poetry, 1922 A Miscellany

  • The least mercenary woman on earth must feel a glow at her heart and a fonder recognition of her sweetheart's worth when he lays a love-offering at her feet.

    April's Lady A Novel

  • He remembered the cleric favourably, and sent him "two loaves of sugar," as a sort of keepsake, or love-offering.

    On the Spanish Main Or, Some English forays on the Isthmus of Darien.

  • He was the victim of the god of money, and he was blind, and he could see no beauty or grace in this passionate love-offering of an, emancipated child of God.

    Things That Matter Most: Devotional Papers

  • But if it were well founded why should he devote two sonnets (135 and 136) to imploring her to be as liberal as the sea and to receive his love-offering as well as the tributes of others?

    The Man Shakespeare

  • To look upon a grave, and not feel certain whose ashes repose beneath the sod, is painful, and the doubt which mystifies you, weakens the force, if not the purity, of the love-offering from the heart.

    Behind the scenes,

  • I drove there in my carriage, taking with me the usual love-offering in the shape of a large gilded osier-basket full of white violets.

    Vendetta: a story of one forgotten

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