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Love song   /ləv sɔŋ/   Listen
Love song

A song about love or expressing love for another person.  Synonym: love-song.

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"Love song" Quotes from Famous Books

... grown louder, the blue cloud of tobacco smoke more dense, the odour of cigarettes and coffee more pungent. Down in the street a wandering musician was singing a little Neapolitan love song. They heard snatches of it as the door ...
— Nobody's Man • E. Phillips Oppenheim

... danced several sprightly measures, waving tambourines and rattling castanets, or twining silk scarves together, while the musicians fiddled and strummed their hardest; then six of them stood aside and the two principal artists advanced to do a "star turn." "Romeo" sang an impassioned love song, with his hand on his heart, while "Juliette" plucked at her apron and appeared doubtful of the truth of his protestations. Then the "funny man" had his innings. He sat in a chair with a shoe in his hand and tried to smack the head of a humorist who knelt in front but always managed ...
— The Jolliest School of All • Angela Brazil

... repetition this ran on into what may be termed the chorus of a love song—the very first of the kind his soul had ...
— The Prince of India - Or - Why Constantinople Fell - Volume 1 • Lew. Wallace

... time. Then there was a diversion, the new soprano having consented to sing. The murmur of voices subsided for the most part, save from a party of elderly people, hard of hearing, who continued their absorbing conversation throughout. Miss Trilling sang a love song with much expression, and responded to an encore with a humorous selection. The young people applauded loudly, and their elders smiled with indiligent pleasure. Hubert continued his search, now rather despairing, for that for which he ...
— The First Soprano • Mary Hitchcock

... her heart Now from her tongue in music start, The wavelets beating on the strand, The murmuring leaves by zephyrs fanned, The minor rhythms that wake the bowers Of this fair glen when evening lowers, And warbling birds' melodious throng, All mingle with her low love song. Her voice is all that's wild and sweet, And slow must be that warrior's feet Who would not speed with all his heart To see her red lips meet and part. Love moves her with his golden sway— A young and stalwart Chippewa Has gained her heart, and kindred ties And tribal feuds her love defies. ...
— Indian Legends of Minnesota • Various

... through the open window at the couple at the piano. He watched his friend's face turned eagerly towards his hostess. Wargrave was gazing intently at her as in a voice full of feeling and pathos, a voice with a plaintive little tone in it that thrilled him strangely, she sang that haunting melody "The Love Song of Har Dyal." Wistfully, sadly, she uttered the sorrowful words that Kipling puts into the mouth of the ...
— The Jungle Girl • Gordon Casserly

Words linked to "Love song" :   song, vocal

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