loved ones


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loved ones

[ˈlʌvdˈwʌnz] npl my loved onesi miei cari
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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We know this well, we who have passed into the Realm of Terror, who skulk in eternal dusk among the scenes of our former lives, invisible even to ourselves and one another, yet hiding forlorn in lonely places; yearning for speech with our loved ones, yet dumb, and as fearful of them as they of us.
For, if you reflect a moment, you will see that, while it is easy to choose what virtues we would have our wife possess, it is all but impossible to imagine those faults we would desire in her, which I think most lovers would admit add piquancy to the loved one, that fascinating wayward imperfection which paradoxically makes her perfect.
He saw now why she and Griffiths loved one another, Griffiths was stupid, oh so stupid!
Her idea of love was more that of placid affection, serving the loved one softly in an atmosphere, flower-scented and dim-lighted, of ethereal calm.
The children grew, worked, fought, ate what and slept where they could; loved one another and their parents pretty well, but with no tropical passion; and educated themselves for nine months of the year, each one in his own way.
No man or woman, regardless of his or her age, wants to consider that a day may come when they need to rely on loved ones to help them perform everyday activities.
Experts agree that the sooner you and your loved ones discuss preferred options, the better your chances of maintaining quality of life can be.
Families will remember their loved ones in a special flower garden tribute.
There's the love you have for your children And the ones that your children have wed; But the strangest love is for loved ones Long after those loved ones are dead.
figure By JAMES KAHONGEH Families of the DusitD2 Hotel terror victims bore the agony of mixed-up details amid delayed and scanty information from the authorities as they camped all day in sweltering heat at Chiromo Mortuary yesterday to identify bodies of their loved ones. Dread, anxiety and despair were rife as families waited to identify bodies of their relatives.
by Courtesy of Brandpoint Thanks to technology, there are a variety of easy ways to stay in touch with loved ones.