light-of-love

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n light-of-love a woman inconstant in love
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Quotations

  • Robert Green Ingersoll
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    “What light is to the eyes -- what air is to the lungs -- what love is to the heart, liberty is to the soul of man.”
  • Frank Tebbets
    Frank Tebbets
    “A life without love in it is like a heap of ashes upon a deserted hearth, with the fire dead, the laughter stilled and the light extinguished.”
  • James Dye
    James Dye
    “Darkness doesn't exist, you can merely measure the amount of light that is present. I think the same of hate, a lack of love rather.”

Usage

In literature:

The lovely faces of the women were illuminated by the dazzling light.
"His Excellency the Minister" by Jules Claretie
Wasn't she the light of your eyes, and the sweet pulse of your loving heart!
"The Evil Eye; Or, The Black Spector The Works of William Carleton, Volume One" by William Carleton
Girls talk of falling in love, or men felling in love with them, as lightly as they would speak of going to a ball.
"Uncle Max" by Rosa Nouchette Carey
Rule's eyes lighted up with the fire of love and faith.
"For Woman's Love" by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
Andy could see nothing in the brilliancy of that lovely morning light, but the uplifted face of the man he loved.
"Then Marched the Brave" by Harriet T. Comstock
John had seen nothing but the bright face of the girl he loved and the love-light in her eyes.
"Winter Evening Tales" by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
O that light of life, that ocean of love, that inconceivable blessedness.
"The Power of Faith" by Isabella Graham
The vices of young and light minds, the joys of wine and the pleasures of love, never reached his aspiring nature.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. VII. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
With the light of his love within us we can never mistake the way.
"Crayon and Character: Truth Made Clear Through Eye and Ear" by B.J. Griswold
There sits in this room a pure and lovely soul in quest of light.
"The Bread-winners" by John Hay
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In poetry:

So, love by love, they came and passed,
These loves of mine,
And each one brighter than the last
Their lights did shine.
"A Lover's Confession" by Robert Fuller Murray
In the rays of the summer sun
Its beauty,—its light,—its love,
We may trace the Eternal One
As He rules and smiles above.
"The Light of the Spirit" by John Bowring
And underneath thy cooling shade,
When weary of the light,
The love-spent youth, and love-sick maid,
Come to weep out the night.
"To the Willow Tree" by Robert Herrick
It seemed as if all things of light,
And purity, and love, were near;
While we, but mortals in their sight,
Could only stand and fear.
"In Happy Grandeur Swept The Moon" by Alexander Anderson
From the mist comes a song, sweet wailing
In the voice of a love-lorn maid,
And I hear her gown soft trailing
As she doth lightly wade.
"The Mermaid" by Madison Julius Cawein
Lord of all life, below, above,
Whose light is truth, whose warmth is love,
Before thy ever-blazing throne
We ask no lustre of our own.
"A Sun-Day Hymn" by Oliver Wendell Holmes

In news:

Indeed it's full of virtues, being packed with lovely, healthy, lightly toasted seeds.
Long before he understood the dangers, Joe Hunter was love-struck by the sights and sounds of firefighting, the shiny red trucks with their bright lights and whirring sirens.
His romantic relationship with his lovely Irish driver, Kay Summersby, did not come to light for decades and did not keep him from leading the D-Day Invasion, becoming the first supreme commander of.
Faith Covenant Church in Sumner will shine the light of hope and God's love on the town of Gemena, Congo, when it presents a play titled "Hope for Every Tribe, Every Tongue, Every Nation.".
Members hold Tree of Love lighting ceremony.
Hospice & Palliative Care of Palliative Care hosted its annual Light Up A Life celebration last week, inviting families and friends to gather to celebrate the lives and memories of their loved ones.
We all love New York for its gorgeous views, crazy weather, diverse population and of course, the gorgeous lights at night.
Lights of Love will glow Thursday.
Friends of Hospice displays lighted tribute to loved ones.
"Matt Saracen" of Friday Night Lights plays Taylor's love interest in script she wrote herself for "Ours.".
"Shadows of Love" will tell the Christmas story with special lighting , music and narration at several locations.
Even the lighting fits in with Madison's love of the environment.
In the clip, Levine plays an ambitious boxer with a girlfriend (played by the lovely Minka Kelly of Friday Night Lights fame) and baby at home.
"Shadows of Love" will tell the Christmas story with special lighting, music and narration at several locations.
We love the light and angle of this photo.
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In science:

He translates it and finds it gives veiled directions to a secluded spot in the woods on the mainland. (Poe gives a lovely explanation of how to crack a cryptogram.) Here the three companions dig by lantern light for what they hope is treasure.
Trigonometry of The Gold-Bug
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