Citations:admirer

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English citations of admirer

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  • 1813Jane Austen. Pride and Prejudice.
    "You look conscious. Young ladies have great penetration in such matters as these; but I think I may defy even your sagacity, to discover the name of your admirer. This letter is from Mr. Collins."
  • 1851Herman Melville. Moby Dick.
    His greatest admirer could not have cordially justified his bringing his harpoon into breakfast with him, and using it there without ceremony; reaching over the table with it, to the imminent jeopardy of many heads, and grappling the beefsteaks towards him.