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romantic attentions

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a man's courting of a woman

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Surely the only courtship unshaken by doubts and fears must be that in which the lovers can sing together.
They are very good friends but no courtships that either of our families are aware of," Gil and Kelly Jo Bates wrote.
cautella, the position of the antennae plays an important role in the average number of successful courtships (Barrer & Hill 1977).
These females responded with leg and palpal tapping only to males which present long courtships together with active searching (walking) for female location.
They found that those who had the shortest courtships were more likely to split up than those who had spent an extended period of time together before they married.
As Valentine's Day brings romance into our lives, courtships will be getting underway, with lots of birds attempting to find mates or to re-kindle old relationships.
Besides investigating the courtships and marriages of Sedgwick family members, Kenslea broadens his analysis to include other salient themes, such as the nascent Unitarian religion and changes in inheritance patterns and women's property rights.
Studying such complex courtships may help to gain insights into mechanisms driving the evolution of pair-forming behavior.
In the unsuccessful courtships (27 in all encounters) where the copulation failed, all involved unreceptive females either did not offer any signal or attacked the males.
They report in the March 22 Biology Letters that in 51 observed courtships, almost half the males suddenly "dropped dead.
As the novel's courting young people portray the play's courting characters, Austen creates a labyrinth of connections between the drama's courtships and the novel's.
She notes that heterosexual courtships often were conducted actively by the couples themselves, and nor by the parents or guardians of couples (41).
There is room also for consideration of the implications of the arguably more opportunistic courtships of the poor revealed by the evidence of illegitimacy cases.
As for condors, of which both the male and the female weigh roughly 25 pounds, there is also a somewhat lengthy courtships where they flutter their feathers, bow and ``display to each other,'' she said.
Bell examines George Gascoigne's A Hundreth Sundrie Flowres (1573) in light of other texts which provide accounts of courtships, Thomas Whythorne's The Autobiography of Thomas Whythorne (pub.