loving cup

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n loving cup a large metal vessel with two handles that is awarded as a trophy to the winner of a competition "the school kept the cups is a special glass case"
    • n loving cup a large drinking vessel (usually with two handles) that people drink out of in turn at a banquet
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Loving cup A large ornamental drinking vessel having two or more handles, intended to pass from hand to hand, as at a banquet.
    • Loving cup an award resembling a loving cup1} that is given to the winner of a competition.
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Quotations

  • Madame Neckar
    Madame Neckar
    “Where love and wisdom drink out of the same cup, in this everyday world, it is the exception.”
  • Ogden Nash
    Ogden%20Nash
    “To keep your marriage brimming, with love in the wedding cup, whenever you're wrong, admit it; whenever you're right, shut up.”

Usage

In literature:

Her words were a loving cup held to his lips.
"Glory of Youth" by Temple Bailey
Mourad loved me, I think, more and more, and when a little son was born to us it seemed as though my cup of happiness was full.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 26, February 1893" by Various
She looked at it, wondering, and then gave an exclamation of joy, when she discovered that it covered a big silver loving cup.
"Polly's Senior Year at Boarding School" by Dorothy Whitehill
English, of course; and it looks like a loving-cup.
"The Life of Nancy" by Sarah Orne Jewett
He was also presented with a loving cup and the keys of the city.
"The Crow's Nest" by Clarence Day, Jr.
I love my cup of comfort too well.
"The Corner House Girls in a Play" by Grace Brooks Hill
All the schemes that love could devise proved powerless to prevent the mistaken woman from continued indulgence in the fatal cup.
"For John's Sake" by Annie Frances Perram
That he can still love her with even, it seems to him, a deeper intensity than before, is the bitterest drop in his cup.
"Portia" by Duchess
Without the former, your smile and your love would add bitterness to the cup that dishonour would bid me quaff.
"Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion" by St. George Tucker
For there in eager love the wild bee dipp'd In the dark flower-cup where his partner sipp'd.
"The Birth of the War-God" by Kalidasa
The lack of coffee hit the captain more than the others, for he loved his cupful, strong, black, and without sugar.
"To Alaska for Gold" by Edward Stratemeyer
Love fills the cup of infinity.
"The Ten-foot Chain" by Achmed Abdullah
Jane, love, put the kettle on an' make a cup of tea for the young lady.
"Windyridge" by W. Riley
Must I teach a soldier how cups are emptied, and how love is made?
"The Abbatial Crosier" by Eugène Sue
That woman will join the ranks of every organization which aims at taking the cup of love away from the lips of every happy being.
"Her Royal Highness Woman" by Max O'Rell
Two lovers, or married people, should die without having drunk the cup of love to the last dregs.
"Rambles in Womanland" by Max O'Rell
Love's cup had been at her lips, then, and had been dashed away by a relentless hand.
"The Master's Violin" by Myrtle Reed
With a few draughts from the cup of Love she repays for a life full of trouble.
"Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Vol. 16" by Various
At that time the loving cup was used at every banquet.
"Dinners and Luncheons" by Paul Pierce
With a few draughts from the cup of Love she repays for a life full of trouble.
"Maxims and Reflections" by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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In poetry:

still, as the sun comes up
bearing my birthday,
having met time and love
I raise my cup -
"Turning Fifty" by Judith Wright
Dear Aldrich, now November's mellow days
Have brought another Festa round to you,
You can't refuse a loving-cup of praise
From friends the fleeting years have bound to you.
"Thomas Bailey Aldrich" by Henry Van Dyke
For, ah! amid thy sweet romantic shade,
By Friendship led, fair drooping Beauty moves;
Thy hallow'd cup of health affords no aid,
Nor charm thy birds, that chant their woodland loves.
"Farewell Lines To Bristol Hot Wells" by Sir John Carr
Down, down on the fallen the red ruin rained,
And the reveller sank with his wine-cup undrained;
The foot of the dancer, the music's loved thrill,
And the shout and the laughter grew suddenly still.
"The Cities Of The Plain" by John Greenleaf Whittier
And if some things I do not ask,
In my cup of blessing be,
I would have my spirit filled the more
With grateful love to Thee —
More careful — not to serve Thee much,
But to please Thee perfectly.
"Father, I Know That All My Life" by Anna Laetitia Waring
Oh! then let us drain, while we may, draughts of pleasure,
Which from passion like ours may unceasingly flow;
Let us pass round the cup of love's bliss in full measure,
And quaff the contents as our nectar below.
"To Caroline: When I Hear That You Express An Affection So Warm" by Lord George Gordon Byron

In news:

The Sound In the Wilderness will be featured at the Cup of Love Coffee House at 6 pm Friday in the basement fellowship hall of Gateway Tabernacle, 609 S Lincoln St, Martinsvill.
Love stirs the pot and brews up a big cup of ego.
To say that Pavin and Love were the reason the US lost those dramatic Ryder Cups gives them too much credit.
Love stirs the pot and brews up a big cup of ego .
A cup of tea and a letter from a distant loved one helps to warm the heart and transcend the miles.
We are releasing our Loving Cup Maple Porter bottles.
May 24 , 2012: A Loving Cup of Failure.
2012 US Ryder Cup Captain, Davis Love III.
If you loved Toby Keith's "Red Solo Cup," you'll love "Double D Cups," the parody by Cletus T Judd.
Love selects his four for Ryder Cup team.
Who will USA Ryder Cup team captain Davis Love pick.
Meet Plum , a SuicideGirl from Portugal that loves a good cup of coffee, hates animal cruelty and is into hopeless romantics.
The first of two weekends of Puma Champions Cup soccer gets under way April 13-15 at both Sportscore 1, 200 S Bell School Road, Rockford, and Sportscore 2, 8800 E. Riverside Blvd, Loves Park.
Captain Davis love III applauds as Europe captain Jose Maria Olazabal hoists the Ryder Cup trophy.
Davis Love III's Ryder Cup picks include one surprise: Jim Furyk.
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