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Duel Your Dual Nature With This Quiz On Geminis

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EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

He was a boy of eighteen, aching over his first love affair; and she was divinely mothering him.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
For behind the mothering words lurked, he knew, the other self that any minute would return.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
And a hint of mothering contentment stole sweetly over him behind this shadowy yet genuine consolation.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
She smiled lazily as she reflected that he would take to mothering; his curly hair begged to be smoothed and tousled.
MOUNTAINCLEMENT WOOD
The little maid repaid him with a passionate love and a quaint mothering care tender and infinitely comforting to the lonely man.
THE MAJORRALPH CONNOR
The leveret was now full-grown, and Nature's mothering instincts were strong within her.
The mothering instinct, which makes every woman see in every man a child to be soothed and petted, rose within her.
"Ruined by too much mothering and fathering" is a verdict we would frequently render if we knew the facts.
HOW TO ANALYZE PEOPLE ON SIGHTELSIE LINCOLN BENEDICT AND RALPH PAINE BENEDICT
Certainly Phebe did not go to sleep quickly that night, the idea of partly mothering twenty girls quite taking possession of her.
THE LITTLE MISSISCHARLOTTE SKINNER
To have all,—the mothering winds of the hills and the holy breath of the sea; to move and laugh and die with all the world.
THE HIVEWILL LEVINGTON COMFORT

WORD OF THE DAY

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