A Lovely Hamlet
A view of the Lamprey River looking toward the old mills in the center of Newmarket, New Hampshire as Fall begins to settle on New England.
Word Origin and History for love-ly -
Old English luflic "affectionate, loveable;" see love (n.) + -ly (1). The modern sense of "lovable on
account of beauty, attractive" is from c.1300, "applied indiscriminately to all pleasing material objects,
from a piece of plum-cake to a Gothic cathedral" [George P. Marsh, "The Origin and History of the
English Language," 1862].
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
"lovely." Online Etymology Dictionary. Douglas Harper, Historian. 02 Oct. 2015. .
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