dearness

All Noun
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  • O, the child too clothes the father with a dearness not his due. Cited from The World's Best Poetry, Volume 3, by Various
  • However, before you can judge of their dearness or cheapness, you must see them. Cited from A Woman Intervenes, by Robert Barr
  • Was it not on that occasion, too, she had learned the dearness of that same mother? Cited from Suzanna Stirs the Fire, by Emily Calvin Blake
  • One day he was told that the dearness of wine was the cause of great distress among working people. Cited from Spirit of St. Francis de Sales, Jean Pierre Camus
  • Hence alone comes the dearness of land, since the savers have no other way to lay out their money. Cited from The Prose Works of Jonathan Swift, D.D., Vol. VII, by Jonathan Swift
  • I think of them as a man among strangers thinks of the dearness of his home. Cited from Under the Prophet in Utah, by Cannon and O'Higgins
  • And she saw the beloved dearness and beauty growing in him. Cited from Robin, by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  • I wanted to tell him that you were mine -- that all your sweetness and dearness belonged to me. Cited from Contrary Mary, by Temple Bailey
  • But just her very dearness and goodness served to hold possible intimates at arm's length. Cited from Australia Felix, by Henry Handel Richardson
  • To the immediate effects of the cold must be added the great dearness of all the necessaries of life. Cited from History of England in Three Volumes, Vol. III, by E. Farr & E. H. Nolan
  • But Giles himself recognized no decline in his sense of her dearness. Cited from The Woodlanders, by Thomas Hardy
  • Their hose were made of common cloth, which may have been one of the causes of their dearness. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • They began rating the mighty one for the dearness of his corn. Cited from The Voyage of Captain Popanilla, by Disraeli
  • But let him simply enjoy a while the grateful sense of your nearness and dearness. Cited from A Passionate Pilgrim, by Henry James
  • What we obtain too cheap, we esteem too lightly: it is dearness only that gives every thing its value. Cited from The American Crisis, by Thomas Paine
  • No one has ever lived in London without having occasion to complain of the dearness and badness of labour. Cited from The Quest of the Simple Life, by William J. Dawson
  • Beyond all was the assurance of her dearness to him. Cited from The Desert of Wheat, by Zane Grey
  • Oh, the dearness of it if it were true! Cited from The Man of the Desert, by Grace Livingston Hill
  • During tours, students get travel and dearness allowances on par with staff members of the institute.
  • All our friendship and dearness are off: we are civil acquaintance, talk words of course, of when we shall meet, and that is all. Cited from The Journal to Stella, Jonathan Swift
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