agape love

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n agape love selfless love of one person for another without sexual implications (especially love that is spiritual in nature)
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Usage

In literature:

Conversion plants divine love (agape) in the heart, but sanctification quickens and intensifies it.
"The Heart-Cry of Jesus" by Byron J. Rees
Spenser makes Cambina (daughter of Agape) the lady-love of Camballo.
"Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama, Vol 1" by The Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D.
I love to watch the tapirs tape; I stand intent, with mouth agape.
"Marjorie at Seacote" by Carolyn Wells
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In poetry:

As a man, caught by some great hour, will rise,
Slow-limbed, to meet the light or find his love;
And, breathing long, with staring sightless eyes,
Hands out, head back, agape and silent, move
"The Night Journey" by Rupert Brooke

In news:

Wisdom, Agape Love and The holy spirits eyes.
Stimulation will fade yet agape Love you can create.
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