AFFECTION's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of affection
Definition:
n. fondness; tender feeling toward another; fondness
Example:
I happen to think that the physical expression of love and affection is just about the best thing we humans do.
Sentence in Classic:
Saint Thomas, the greatest doctor of the church, the angelic doctor, as he is called, says that the worst damnation consists in this, that the understanding of man is totally deprived of divine light and his affection obstinately turned away from the goodness of God.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
She changed her blouse too and, as she stood before the mirror, she thought of how she used to dress for mass on Sunday morning when she was a young girl; and she looked with quaint affection at the diminutive body which she had so often adorned.
Dubliners By James Joyce Context
He receives these wares not only from treacherous valets or maids, but frequently from genteel ruffians, who have gained the confidence and affection of trusting women.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
She was fond of Kitty, and her affection for her showed itself, as the affection of married women for girls always does, in the desire to make a match for Kitty after her own ideal of married happiness; she wanted her to marry Vronsky.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
In reply Snetkov spoke of the trust the noblemen of the province had placed in him, the affection they had shown him, which he did not deserve, as his only merit had been his attachment to the nobility, to whom he had devoted twelve years of service.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He looked at the snowflakes fluttering above the fire and remembered a Russian winter at his warm, bright home, his fluffy fur coat, his quickly gliding sleigh, his healthy body, and all the affection and care of his family.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The whole letter breathed loving rapture for his betrothed and tender and confiding affection for his sister.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She said her only consolation was the fact that the princess allowed her to share her sorrow, that all the old misunderstandings should sink into nothing but this great grief; that she felt herself blameless in regard to everyone, and that he, from above, saw her affection and gratitude.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He caused the words Maison de ma Mere to be inscribed on the charitable institutions, thereby combining tender filial affection with the majestic benevolence of a monarch.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She does not kiss it or press it to her breast, or shew it any mark of bodily affection; but she takes it in her hands and elevates it like a priestess.
Arms and the Man By George Bernard Shaw Context
It was a sort of comical affection, too; and yet if she had died, I cannot think what I should have done, or how I should have acted out the tragedy it would have been to me.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context