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Probably you would like poetry—the poetry of sentiment and of love making?

Which shall we call the worse, their love making or your compassion?

But Phil knew it was the power of love making this giant as a child.

For instance, the love making of the young poet is all wrong.

This was the place for love making, and it attracted the lovers not a little.

Drennen frowned at him, both for his singing and for his love making.

Often the hours of silence are more dangerous than a conversation devoted to love making.

Since he has seen how useless it was, he has ceased to pester me with love making, but has been simply, kindly helpful.

She would never tire of love making (I am not referring here to sex relations), or merely of being in the man's proximity.

Wherever might lie his inclination there would seem to be little time for love making in such a season.

WORD ORIGIN

"courtship," mid-15c., from love (n.) + make. Phrase make love is attested from 1570s in the sense "pay amorous attention to;" as a euphemism for "have sex," it is attested from c.1950.

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