love-making


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love-making

[ˈlʌvˌmeɪkɪŋ] nil fare l'amore
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There are scenes of all sorts; some dreadful combats, some grand and lofty horse-riding, some scenes of high life, and some of very middling indeed; some love-making for the sentimental, and some light comic business; the whole accompanied by appropriate scenery and brilliantly illuminated with the Author's own candles.
demanded his friend; 'you don't mean to say that any love-making has been going on?
All over the district people were dining and supping; working men were gardening after the labours of the day, children were being put to bed, young people were wandering through the lanes love-making, stu- dents sat over their books.
But howsoever these things are thus in men's depraved judgments, and affections, yet truth, which only doth judge itself, teacheth that the inquiry of truth, which is the love-making, or wooing of it, the knowledge of truth, which is the presence of it, and the belief of truth, which is the enjoying of it, is the sovereign good of human nature.
Anatole had no notion and was incapable of considering what might come of such love-making, as he never had any notion of the outcome of any of his actions.
She, who had lived in the marriage market since she had left school, looked upon love-making as the most serious business of life.
Had there been food, love-making and fighting would have gone on apace, and the pack-formation would have been broken up.
But stay- she's good-looking, and shepherds there are with more mischief than simplicity in them; I would not have her 'come for wool and go back shorn;' love-making and lawless desires are just as common in the fields as in the cities, and in shepherds' shanties as in royal palaces; 'do away with the cause, you do away with the sin;' 'if eyes don't see hearts don't break' and 'better a clear escape than good men's prayers.
He was too happy, however, to need much attention; and luckily for the others, the business of love-making relieved them from a great deal of his company.
Because that man had blundered in his love-making was no reason that he, Sheldon, should take his life.
On the other hand, refreshed by the water and the meat, Jerry did not reciprocate so heartily in the love-making.
the wheat and tears that sometimes accompany love-making, the chaff and