free love

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n free love sexual intercourse between individuals who are not married to one another
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Free love the doctrine or practice of consorting with one of the opposite sex, at pleasure, without marriage. See Free love.
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Quotations

  • Richard Lovelace
    Richard Lovelace
    “If I have freedom in my love, And in my soul am free, -- Angels alone that soar above, Enjoy such liberty.”
  • William Wordsworth
    William%20Wordsworth
    “How does the Meadow flower its bloom unfold? Because the lovely little flower is free down to its root, and in that freedom bold.”
  • William Penn
    William%20Penn
    “There can be no friendship where there is no freedom. Friendship loves a free air, and will not be fenced up in straight and narrow enclosures.”
  • Woodrow T. Wilson
    Woodrow%20T.%20Wilson
    “I would rather belong to a poor nation that was free than to a rich nation that had ceased to be in love with liberty.”
  • Doug Horton
    Doug%20Horton
    “If you love something let it go free. If it doesn't come back, you never had it. If it comes back, love it forever.”
  • Sophocles
    Sophocles
    “One word frees us of all the weight and pain of life; that word is love.”

Usage

In literature:

They mate together according to the same free will, which is their love.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
He had become law-abiding and order-loving, and possessed of an intelligent desire to be free.
"The Colored Regulars in the United States Army" by T. G. Steward
It is often suggested that all Liberals ought to be freethinkers, because they ought to love everything that is free.
"Orthodoxy" by G. K. Chesterton
We love to think that Alfred's wars were not to greaten himself, but to set his country free.
"Our Catholic Heritage in English Literature of Pre-Conquest Days" by Emily Hickey
Selfishness, Mr. Searles, and not brotherly love, drove your country to adopt free trade.
"The Harris-Ingram Experiment" by Charles E. Bolton
I loved the truth, and the truth has made me free.
"Mark Hurdlestone" by Susanna Moodie
She has not the slightest love left for me; it will delight her to be free.
"A Lover in Homespun" by F. Clifford Smith
Fluffy, the squirrel, now well again, had been set free, before entering the city, in the woods that he loved.
"Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue on an Auto Tour" by Laura Lee Hope
Neither love nor romance is free or permissible, but they are governed by laws which, if transgressed, will break heart and spirit.
"The House of the Misty Star" by Fannie Caldwell Macaulay
They were alive and free, her loved ones!
"The Adventures of Kathlyn" by Harold MacGrath
From the point of view of the fervent apostle of Free Love, this is a Boomerang of a Book.
"Adventures in Criticism" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Love must free it from hatred; self-control must guide it.
"Religious Education in the Family" by Henry F. Cope
She was free to go and join her love.
"Dead Man's Rock" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
I love this big free life too well ever to leave it.
"Ben Blair" by Will Lillibridge
He was much loved by the Indians, for he rendered free and open aid to them, so far as he was able.
"The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXIV, 1630-34" by Various
I love her myself, but I will never take her until I know her heart to be free.
"Tales of the Chesapeake" by George Alfred Townsend
Free men love their own fatherland.
"Latin for Beginners" by Benjamin Leonard D'Ooge
Loving-kindness, loving-kindness, His loving-kindness, oh, how free!
"The Story of the Hymns and Tunes" by Theron Brown and Hezekiah Butterworth
He would have been free to love her and to tell her so.
"The Woman's Way" by Charles Garvice
For instance, every man falls in love; and no man falls into free love.
"George Bernard Shaw" by Gilbert K. Chesterton
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In poetry:

Love which can ransom every slave,
And set the pris'ner free;
Gild the dark horrors of the grave,
And still the raging sea.
"Heavenly Love" by George Moses Horton
Those sunny days of merriment
When heart and soul were free,
And when I dwelt with kindred hearts
That loved and cared for me.
"The Bluebell" by Anne Bronte
Who his country loves and owns,
Who would free and bless her sons,
Who would stay her tears and groans,
Let him aid our cause.
"Sons of Liberty" by John Pierpont
Do you blame me that I loved him,
That my heart beat glad and free,
When he told me in the sweetest tones
He loved but only me?
"A Double Standard" by Frances Ellen Watkins
Throughout the year of ninety—
If lovers still we be;
Let's have that love that warms both hearts
And let our minds be free.
"New Year's Greeting" by Frank Barbour Coffin
God's majesty I know;
And worship in the glow
Of beauty that I see,
Of love embracing me;
My heaven to be free:
May it be ever so.
"God's Vagabond" by Robert W Service

In news:

Use the recipes below to fill the gravy boat Thursday with a lump-free, rich-flavored sauce that everyone will love.
Hospice's Camp 4 Season is a free annual two-day grief camp open to children in Chenango County who have experienced the death of a significant loved one.
LITE 945 and James Free Jewelers would love for you to win a $1000 James Free Jewelers Gift Card.
Entry was free but families were asked to bring an unwrapped new toy for Abilene's Christmas on the Street Gift Drive sponsored by Love and Care Ministries.
I love my Prophet Mohammed , and I love my First Amendment right to free speech.
Who doesn't love apps, especially free ones.
Thursday evening was full of free love as the Mystic Stripers flooded the streets with hippies, the Beatles and love not war thoughts.
Baylor Medical Center at Irving and the American Cancer Society will host a free educational session for adults facing cancer and their loved ones.
Experience the magic in offering a free personalized video message from Santa Claus to your loved ones.
'Love Is Making Me Tired' by Only You – Free MP3.
I love a nice, quiet, drama free day but they rarely happen.
Pedigree brand dog food launched the Pedigree Feeding Project, an initiative that supplies participating shelters with free dog food to help dogs find loving homes.
We are comforted knowing that Peg is now in the loving arms of God and is free of pain.
Newcomer Charlotte Free started the craze with her cotton candy hair at Richard Chai Love and United Bamboo.
Eat Pray Love and Break Free.
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In science:

Every pair (A, P ) has a free extension to a κ-lovely pair.
Lovely pairs of models: the non first order case
Then every two |T |+-lovely pairs are elementarily equivalent in this language, and any two free sets of cardinality ≤ |T | with the same LP -diagram have the same type (this generalises results in [Poi83, BPV03]).
Lovely pairs of models: the non first order case
The backbone of this endeavour is a new free software Web tool - Such a Lovely Software for Astronomy based on ImageJ (SalsaJ).
Astrophysics datamining in the classroom: Exploring real data with new software tools and robotic telescopes
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