filial love

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Noun1.filial love - the love of a child for a parent
love - a strong positive emotion of regard and affection; "his love for his work"; "children need a lot of love"
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But this counts for little among the green Martians, as parental and filial love is as unknown to them as it is common among us.
We have seen that Raoul had left at Blois another love in addition to filial love.
For two years our ancestors were kept in sullen submission by that filial love which had invariably secured their allegiance to the mother country, whether its head chanced to be a Parliament, Protector, or Popish Monarch.
When I mingled with other families I distinctly discerned how peculiarly fortunate my lot was, and gratitude assisted the development of filial love.
He performed the ordinary parental duties rigidly and respectably enough; but he had apparently not cared to win all the filial love which his daughter would have bestowed on a more affectionate man.
The battle for his soon-to-be corpse, however, was apparently not triggered by filial love for the patriarch, not only of the Mandela clan but of the nation, but for the financial gain of having his last remains in their village as a selling point to attract tourists.
offers filial love as a value with the potential to resuscitate victims asphyxiated by materialism, whether dialectical or capitalist.
The collapse of Joe's career after 1991 had several causes, but aggravating the agony of them all was (I now sense, on the strength of the present anthology) his overwhelming, filial love for an America that no longer loved him back.
It was as if he had had a conversion, was reversing course in rearing me, and had decided, without the least regret or disappointment, that I was, after all, a girl, someone to be treated with extra care, whose failings in manly tasks were endearing, and whose purpose was to embody all the contradictory meanings of filial love.
He connected heart and soul with the bashful and tormented hunter, and emphasized a filial love for Agathe.
The body of the volume then examines various kinds of love as staged by Shakespeare--the intensity of parental love in conflict with the Roman concept of honor or pietas in Titus Andronicus and Coriolanus; filial love in relationship to the imperatives of duty in King Lear; the tendency of romantic love to over-or undervalue its object in Troilus and Cressida and All's Well That Ends Well; and jealous love with the rage and violence it can unleash in Othello together with a fruitful parallel from The Winter's Tale.
This play is built on the importance of filial love.