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Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy, that are preceded by a long Courtship.
Nothing can be more delicate without being fantastical, nothing more firm and based in nature and sentiment, than the courtship an ...
[T]he most artful method [of courtship] would be this, to tell her that what she doth not possess is useless and contemptible, tha ...
Flattery in courtship is the highest insolence, for whilst it pretends to bestow on you more than you deserve, it is watching an o ...
Love, love, love--all the wretched cant of it, masking egotism, lust, masochism, fantasy under a mythology of sentimental postures ...
There is a rhythm to the ending of a marriage just like the rhythm of a courtship--only backward. You try to start again but get i ...
That nameless and infinitely delicate aroma of inexpressible tenderness and attentiveness which, in every refined and honorable at ...
They dream in courtship, but in wedlock wake.
Reverence to a woman in courtship is less to be dispensed with, as, generally, there is but little of it shown afterwards.
Love is a blazing, crackling, green-wood flame, as much smoke as flame; friendship, married friendship particularly, is a steady, ...
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