But this truculent Salwager assured me seriously that he had ‘doated on them,’ and promised me the first pair they should hatch.
But better than his own immortal soul, he loved and doated upon gold!
Victor felt the boy within him cold to both: and in his youth he had doated on the solitary twirling spangled lovely Fairy.
He had no other children except Edgar and Melissa, on whom he doated.
He thought Louisa had hardly done her justice; and in seeking to repair that fault, he injured the woman who doated on him.
He doated on the diverse aspect of the gallant woman of the world.
I doated on being despised; and considered contempt the sincerest a sort of luxury, that I was in continual fear of losing.
I doated on the spot until I could have dropped my finger on it blindfold.
Yet it was not Hargrave whom Laura loved; for the being on whom she doated had no resemblance to him, but in externals.
I have doated on you—pined for you—and passion—passion only—will I accept, or bear from you.'