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romantic attentions

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a man's courting of a woman

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One of the risks of courtship is captured in Johnny Mercer's song Fools Rush In, wherein lovers put their hearts above their heads.
In this paper we offer a detailed description of courtship and mating under laboratory conditions.
suina respond to male courtship from inside their burrows suggesting that such action would not only inform the male about her willingness to copulate, but also help the male orient himself towards the burrow entrance.
The Sedgwicks in Love: Courtship, Engagement, and Marriage in the Early Republic.
Just as brothers influenced their sisters' marriages, peers played a significant role in love matches: in both cases, courtship took place in a group context.
At the same time that Austen has inverted ritual death, she recognizes its function in the courtship narrative: it signals the redirection of the courtships underway.
The courtships of both Mary and Fanny are largely determined when Edmund takes his sacred vows.
Ilona Bell set out to write a book about John Donne and the Elizabethan female lyric audience, but ended up writing a book on the Renaissance poetry of courtship and the sometimes implicit, sometimes obvious voice of women in that poetry.
London, Nov 13 (ANI): A new study by researchers the University of Toronto Scarborough, Canada, has found that female redback spiders kill and eat partners that demand quick sex in place of long-term courtship.
In addition to her genius, Austen had a crucial advantage in telling women's stories--the courtship plot.
Courtship and Constraint: Rethinking the Making of Marriage in Tudor England.
Ornithologists generalize that only bird couples that share chick care perform interactive courtships.
The first two chapters of Levin's study, "Elizabeth as Sacred Monarch" and "The Official Courtships of the Queen," treat images and issues most prevalent in the early years of Elizabeth's rule, while the last two chapters, "Elizabeth as King and Queen" and "Dreaming the Queen" focus on her later years.
In 22 of 26 courtships, the birds kept the remaining wall between them during the majority of the display, even when the investigators repositioned it.
While clerics warned that men would profess to adore a woman, flatter her that she is beautiful, graceful, eloquent, and talented(29) such appeals were not a feature of Hispanic courtships.