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He spoke of them more like a lover than an admirer, and told me he liked to go to them alone.

Imogen was not coy; she would not have treated her admirer with affected disdain.

Never would she attempt to divert a glance from her cousin's admirer.

"As Miss Dalton's admirer, I hope rumor adds that," said she, hastily.

Of the "empasto," so much spoken of by connoisseurs, he is an admirer.

Blanche felt flattered; but she was not thrown off the scent, as her admirer intended her to be.

She never gave her admirer the least encouragement so far as I could see.

There was this dreadful man, Woodley, if you can call him an admirer.

At no time was the old soldier an admirer of the peaceful disciples of Fox.

That was a picture from which many an admirer shrank with horror!

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, agent noun from admire (v.). "In common speech, a lover" [Johnson], a sense recorded from 1704.

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