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  • As we have seen, he also called her ‘Mary Lucifer’—‘Mary the Light-bringer’—and it was claimed that he brought Lazarus back from the dead simply out of love for her, there being nothing he would not have done for her, nothing he could refuse her.

    The Templar Revelation

  • Here came Will Howe, and he and I alone in my chamber talking of my Lord, who drives me out of love to my Lord to tell my Lord of the matter we discoursed of, which tend so much to the ruin of his state, and so I resolved to take a good heart and do whatever comes of it.

    The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Jul/Aug 1663

  • [Page 41] proceedings, – and –, did well for us; but I must say I was rather amused at their anxiety to show that they supported us not out of love for the arts but because of our use as anti-emigration agents and the like.

    Our Irish Theatre: A Chapter of Autobiography

  • After six days spent at Acomb, I returned home much out of love with myself.

    Religion in Earnest

  • Lance Feering fell in and out of love with the abandonment of a seal round a pool.

    The Return of Mr Campion

  • In the past, a Confessor's inability to marry out of love was one of the reasons she could emotionally endure the practice of infanticide.

    Men Don't Leave Me

  • Several years ago, in one of Devon’s off-off-Broadway productions in New York, the two leading actors fell in and out of love during the run of the show.

    WRECKED

  •  In Raschid's he was an impulsive boy, falling in and out of love on the whim of the moment.

    Falcon's Prey

  • Peireskius’s indefatigable labour in trudging so far on foot, out of love for the sciences, reduced the exploit of Dr. Slop, in that affair, to nothing: — the more fool Peireskius, said he again. —

    The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman

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