love song


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n love song a song about love or expressing love for another person
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  • Matthew Prior
    “In argument similes are like songs in love; they describe much, but prove nothing.”
  • Martin Luther
    “Who loves not women, wine and song remains a fool his whole life long.”
  • Bible
    “Stay me with flagons, comfort me with apples: for I am sick of love. [The Song Of Solomon 2:5]”
  • Frank Zappa
    Frank Zappa
    “There are more love songs than anything else. If songs could make you do something we'd all love one another.”
  • Dorothy Parker
    “Oh, life is a glorious cycle of song, / A melody of extemporanea; / And love is a thing that can never go wrong; / And I am Marie of Roumania”


In literature:

Almonte found a comfortable place, took a guitar out of a silken case, and hummed and played a love song.
"The Texan Star" by Joseph A. Altsheler
A papyrus at Leyden, which was written a little later than the "Love Songs," contains three very curious compositions.
"The Literature of the Ancient Egyptians" by E. A. Wallis Budge
A simple, touching little song of love and sorrow.
"The Fatal Glove" by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
Besides these, she could sing love-songs and quaint old ballads, that nobody ever heard before.
"Atlantic Monthly,Volume 14, No. 82, August, 1864" by Various
Most of the songs are love-songs, and they abound in metaphorical expressions.
"In Indian Mexico (1908)" by Frederick Starr
The lovely minor cadences of bird song at twilight are almost depressing.
"The Art of Public Speaking" by Dale Carnagey (AKA Dale Carnegie) and J. Berg Esenwein
They were then rivals in love and song, and accused each other of doing things that were mean.
"The Book of the Bush" by George Dunderdale
I'd gladly die could I forget The love that haunts my song.
"Critical & Historical Essays" by Edward MacDowell
Love-songs enflame not lust, more, then the Song of Songs doth zeale: Reade or sing the 119.
"A Coal From The Altar, To Kindle The Holy Fire of Zeale" by Samuel Ward
But it wasn't because I missed the love songs.
"The Gay Cockade" by Temple Bailey
Once she sang a Spanish popular song, a wild haunting thing, with which Rubinstein fell madly in love.
"Musical Memories" by Camille Saint-Saëns
Tasso does not doubt that the nightingale is pouring out her love in song.
"Renaissance in Italy, Volumes 1 and 2" by John Addington Symonds
His mother had taught him the song, and he loved it.
"The Plastic Age" by Percy Marks
In the midst of a comic song on the inner meaning of Love came a sound as of distant guns.
"Ladysmith" by H. W. Nevinson
Then compose a pretty little love-song, with a hint of yourself in it.
"Translations of Shakuntala and Other Works" by Kåalidåasa
Presently, she lifted a falsetto voice in a Spanish love-song two centuries old.
"The Pride of Palomar" by Peter B. Kyne
Their humor in the trenches, their love of songs, and their dash in action are manifested in all their letters.
"Tommy Atkins at War" by James Alexander Kilpatrick
Suddenly, through the open window, there came a most lovely song.
"Stories to Tell Children" by Sara Cone Bryant
She loved light, laughter, wine, song, and excitement.
"The Courage of Marge O'Doone" by James Oliver Curwood
And let the "songs of Zion" mould the young affections, and be associated with a mother's love, and the dear delights of home.
"Mrs Whittelsey's Magazine for Mothers and Daughters" by Various

In poetry:

Yea; sad and lute-like was that song
And softly said its mystery;
Which quaintly sang in elden verse
"Thy love I'll be."
"A Mabinogi" by Madison Julius Cawein
God is our Strength and Song,
And His salvation ours;
Then be His love in Christ proclaimed
With all our ransomed powers.
"Stand Up and Bless the Lord" by James Montgomery
We love him, not for sweetest song,
Though never tone so tender;
We love him, even in his wrong,--
His wasteful self-surrender.
"For The Burns Centennial Celebration" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
(Negro Love Song) Breeze a-sighin' and a-blowin',
Southern summer night.
Stars a-gleamin' and a-glowin',
Moon jes shinin' right.
"Ma Lady's Lips Am Like De Honey" by James Weldon Johnson
Thy songs of love, religion, fame,
Resounded from each hill and dale,
And fann'd the patriotic flame,
In beautiful Avoca's vale.
"Thomas Moore" by Thomas Frederick Young
Lo, such am I! yet crave the grace
To rest with thee, divinest Song,
A moment’s space within the ways
That I have loved so long!
"At The Hill’s Base" by Ina Donna Coolbrith

In news:

Adam also loved the song choice.
Love Songs Adapted for the Rush Hour.
When you've been in the music game for as long as Brandy has, then your catalog is certain to contain a song or two that other artists would have loved to have had for themselves.
I have always loved the song and was leary of the remake but it is awesome I love it.
Christina plugged another song off of her new album "Lotus" on the eliminations show with Dez and Sylvia and I LOVED the performance.
Ray Price's recordings of the classic love songs are as good as Frank Sinatra's.
3) comes the news that Billy Joel will release 'She's Got A Way: Love Songs' on Jan 22, 2013.
She's Got a Way: Love Songs hits stores January 22, and it features 18 songs drawn from Joel's entire catalog.
In fact, the first song I played on the air was Cream and 'Sunshine of Your Love.
" You could do an album, something like, "The Higgs boson sings songs of love.
Song Reader forgoes most of what make people love Beck in the first place.
The Rihanna song "We Found Love" has been a monster radio hit over the past year.
Campbell 's catchy chorus drives 'Outta My Head,' a very different type of love song.
Especially the songs of Christmas we all love like Silver Bells, Silent Night and White Christmas.
Most everyone that enjoys these puzzles would be able to determine the number of items given by one's true love in the "Twelve Days of Christmas" song.