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" I'm an object of compassion, because I know nothing about love. Well, what does the book say about it ? ' He found the word, and ran his finger down the paragraphs of explanation which followed. ' Seven meanings to Love,' he remarked. ' First : An affection... "
Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the Pronunciation ... - Page 802
by John Boag - 1848
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HAND-BOOK OF LITERATURE AND THE FINE ARTS;

GEORGE RIPLEY - 1852
...Louvre contains a museum of sculpture, antiquities, and other specimens of art, equally valuable. LOVEj, an affection of the mind excited by beauty and worth...sexes, is a compound affection, consisting of esteem, benevolence, and animal desire. Love is excited by pleasing qualities iof any kind, as by kindness,...
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Hand-book of Literature and the Fine Arts: Comprising Complete and Accurate ...

Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1852 - 647 pages
...of sculpture, antiquities, and other specimens of art, equally valuable. LOVE, an affection of tho mind excited by beauty and worth of any kind, or by...intellectual. It is opposed to hatred. Love between til»: м?хез, iff a compound affection, consisting of esteem, benevolence, and anim.il ˇJesire....
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Bird's-eye View of Practical and Popular Anthropological Science

W. A. Payne - Anthropology - 1868 - 140 pages
...Orestilla, Alfieri, Aristotle, Mohammed, Brigham Young, Queen Elizabeth, and others. Webster says love is an affection of the mind, excited by beauty and worth of any kind ; the opposite of hatred. Oliver Ledana does not regard it as a distinct entity iu human nature, but...
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A smaller English dictionary

John Ogilvie - English language - 1872 - 472 pages
...of; to have good-will for. vi. To delight; to take pleasure, ppr. loving, pre(. tŁ pp. loved. — n. An affection of the mind excited by beauty and worth of any kind ; passionate affection; fond attachment; the passion between the sexes; patriotism; the attachment...
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The Bridal Bouquet Culled in the Garden of Literature

Henry Southgate - Love poetry - 1873 - 388 pages
...devotion to another ; affection, as a mother's love. Fondness, satisfaction, devotion. Webster. LOVE, n. An affection of the mind excited by beauty and...which communicate pleasure sensual or intellectual. Love is excited by pleasing qualities of any kind, as by kindness, benevolence, charity, and by the...
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The new nation, Volume 5

John Morris (author of The new nation.) - 1880
...fancy for. Polish Lubie, I like, love, &c. Anglo-Saxon Lufu, love. Alemanic — Liubi. English Love, an affection of the mind excited by beauty and worth of any kind. Hindu 1781 Lihaf, a wife. Arabic 1055 Labbat, excellent women who love their husbands. No. 183. Npth,...
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Heart and Science: A Story of the Present Time, Volume 3

Wilkie Collins - 1883
...down the paragraphs of explanation which followed. ' Seven meanings to Love,' he remarked. ' First : An affection of the mind excited by beauty and worth...qualities of an object which communicate pleasure. Second : Courtship. Third : Patriotism, as the love of country. Fourth : Benevolence. Fifth : The object...
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Belgravia: A London Magazine, Volume 50

1883
...down the paragraphs of explanation which followed. ' Seven meanings to Love,' he remarked. ' First : An affection of the mind excited by beauty and worth...qualities of an object which communicate pleasure. Second : Courtship. Third : Patriotism, as the love of country. Fourth : Benevolence. Fifth : The object...
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An English dictionary, etymological, pronouncing and explanatory

John Ogilvie - English language - 1908 - 476 pages
...enamoured of; to have good -will for. vi. To delight; to take pleasure, ppr. loving, pret. <t pp. loved.— n. An affection of the mind excited by beauty and worth of any kind; t>as.*ion:it«i affection; fond attachment; the passion between the sexes; patriotism; the attachment...
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