Ancient Mystic Order Rosae Crucis.
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Ancient Mystical Order Rosae Crucis
noun love; a feeling of great affection Examples A big pizza pie; that’s amore! Word Origin Italian Contemporary Examples Democrats greeted the news with a song linking Romney and Ryan’s austere bill to the tune of “That’s amore.” Poll Question: Rubio, Ryan, or Bush…Which Endorsement Helps Romney Most? Ryan Prior March 29, 2012 Historical Examples […]
a little cupid. Historical Examples Mosto reads focine, which is amended by amoretti to foscine. The Philippine Islands, 1493-1898, Volume XXXIII, 1519-1522 Antonio Pigafetta Papponi, (of whom amoretti writes,) a man of such susceptibility, was cured of convulsive attacks by change of place. Summer on the Lakes, in 1843 S.M. Fuller amoretti conjectures that Pigafetta […]
a putto represented as an infant cupid. Historical Examples A troubadour and a singing girl amuse them with songs, amorini flutter around them and wave their torches. Six Centuries of Painting Randall Davies It soon degenerated into “earthly loves” and “cupids,” or amorini as they were termed and as we now understand them. Fictitious & […]