much-talked-of love

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  • From that day the Japanese village folk never heard anything more about them, and they are still a much-talked-of mystery.

    The Lost Poacher

  • Now into the midst of this state of mind had suddenly tumbled that much-talked-of black sheep with his “Morning!” and above all his prisoner, of whom the officers had no inkling.

    Archive 2009-03-01

  • If this were all more generally known, that much-talked-of slush pile would be a whole lot smaller.

    It’s a Small World After All

  • Her recollection of a well-known pair who had, and the much-talked-of loss which had ensued therefrom, and how the young man had been sent back to look for the missing article, led Elfride to glance down to her side, and behind her back.

    A Pair of Blue Eyes

  • Sechele himself would have come with us, but, fearing that the much-talked-of assault of the Boers might take place during our absence, and blame be attached to me for taking him away, I dissuaded him against it by saying that he knew Mr. Oswell

    Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa

  • And thus ended the much-talked-of interview between Mr. Thorne and the last of the Neros.

    Barchester Towers

  • He looked into their lives—sometimes into the windows of their homes—and saw an abiding kindness that made the much-talked-of hospitality of his own hometown, Red Bud, seem pale in comparison.

    Heaven Lake

  • And to improve matters, the prisoner hastened to tell us about the much-talked-of little bag — so be it, you shall hear this romance!

    The Brothers Karamazov

  • In 1904, repeating to The Empire Club an address previously delivered in the United States, Cyrus Birge, former president of the Canadian Manufacturers 'Association, held: But, Sir, there is another question regarding the relations of Canada to the United States that is receiving considerable attention, and that is the much-talked-of one, reciprocity with Canada.

    The U.S.-Canadian Free Trade Area

  • When he has to handle particular cases and things, he may not be able to put his vision into act without searching and thinking, but the one greatest principle is ever present to him, like a part of his being — most of all present, should he be even a victim in the much-talked-of Bull of Phalaris.

    The Six Enneads.

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