Love-day

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Love-day (Shak.) a day for settling disputes
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Quotations

  • Margaret Gatty
    Margaret Gatty
    “The days are too short even for love; how can there be enough time for quarreling?”
  • John Donne
    John%20Donne
    “Love, all alike, no season knows, nor clime, nor hours, days, months, which are the rags of time.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “To say the truth, reason and love keep little company together now-a-days.”
  • Barbara De Angelis
    Barbara%20De%20Angelis
    “Marriage is not a noun; it's a verb. It isn't something you get. It's something you do. It's the way you love your partner every day.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “Today, give a stranger one of your smiles. It might be the only sunshine he sees all day. Source unknown A spark of kindness starts a fire of love.”
  • R.P.T. Coffin
    R.P.T. Coffin
    “Nothing is lost yet, nothing broken, and yet the cold blue word is spoken: say goodbye now to the Sun, the days of love and leaves are done.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. lufu, love; Ger. liebe; cf. L. libet, lubet.

Usage

In literature:

Yesterday was a lovely Sabbath day.
"Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War" by G. F. R. Henderson
O love, love, what madness you drive us into, by day and night!
"A Roman Singer" by F. Marion Crawford
No man ought ever to take me seriously until I've told him every day for a year that I love him.
"The Penalty" by Gouverneur Morris
But vaguely, though: Christmas-day as yet was to him the day when love came into the world.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. IX., March, 1862., No. LIII." by Various
One day we reading were for our delight Of Launcelot, how Love did him enthrall.
"Essays Æsthetical" by George Calvert
But only his self-love and self-respect, and not his life, in these days pays the penalty.
"Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, No. 90, June, 1875" by Various
Robert must be content with sending his love to-day, and shall write another day.
"The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2)" by Frederic G. Kenyon
However darkly the sun may go down on hope and love, the real sun shines on, day after day, with its inexorable call to duty.
"Vanguards of the Plains" by Margaret McCarter
Every day and all day I humbly besought the pardon of heaven for the sin of loving Martin Conrad.
"The Woman Thou Gavest Me" by Hall Caine
I chase all sadness far away: Then welcome, welcome, love, to-day!
"Sketches and Studies in Italy and Greece, Second Series" by John Addington Symonds
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In poetry:

Quoth she, I have loved thee, little Musgràve,
Full long and manye a daye.
So have I loved you, ladye faire,
Yet word I never durst saye.
"The Ballad of Little Musgrave and Lady Barnard" by Anonymous British
After a year of love
Death of love in a day;
And I who ever strove
To hold love in sure life
Now let it pass away
With no grief and no strife.
"After A Year" by Thomas MacDonagh
So Love and Death in lingering strife
Stand face to face from day to day,
Still battling for the spoil of Life
While the slow seasons creep away.
"Avis" by Oliver Wendell Holmes
Oh, to be in Spain to-day,
Where the May
Recks no whit of good or evil,
Love and only love breathes she!
Oh, to be
'Midst the olive-rows of Seville!
"Spring Longing" by Emma Lazarus
The lovely things that I have watched unthinking,
Unknowing, day by day,
That their soft dyes have steeped my soul in colour
That will not pass away -
"Colour" by Dorothea Mackellar
So like her life! It rained all day,
And yet she thought it all was bright;
She loved and toiled through day and night--
She never thought the skies were gray.
"A Mother" by Charles Hanson Towne

In news:

Lover's Day, the day of love, Feb 14, Valentine's Day.
Valentine's Day is a day meant to be shared with loved ones.
Skoglund said she loves Old Settler 's Day.
"Modern Family" within three days of recording it on your digital video recorder, Madison Avenue loves you.
Father's Day is this Sunday, which means greeting-card companies would like you to start thinking about why you love your dad.
Former Ritchie County standout athlete Missy Spangler has two loves in her life these days-the sport of running and her family.
Soulful songbird Marsha Ambrosius has been stepping out looking over-the-top glam these days and we're loving every minute of it.
Valentine's Day inspires a lovely Google doodle cartoon, with a political message right at the end.
But why do some people hate this day, while others love it.
Loving and mothers are close to synonymous , and not only on Mother's Day.
Sedalia loves a parade, and Saturday was the perfect day for it.
12/2 (All day) LOVE DAY PROGRAM.
We love math here at Casting Out Nines, and I'll be taking at least one day a week to talk about a math topic specifically.
Just in time for Valentine's Day:Reduced to wearing wine barrel s, a singing couple's love still prevails.
Friends and family of the victims in Thursday's mass shooting at Accent Signage spent the day planning memorial services and funerals for their loved ones.
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In science:

And, talking about the early Earth, you might look at the short, but lovely, photo-essay by Lanting (2006) of scenes from the present-day Earth that could well have been taken very early on in Earth’s history.
Astrophysics in 2006
The students he inspired and ca joled and loved have been leaders of the physics revolution from the 1940’s to this day.
Matters of Gravity, The Newsletter of the Topical Group in Gravitation of the American Physical Society, Volume 32, Fall 2008
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