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- another term for courtly love
- ‘To St George, in his chivalry, she would have been his liege lady in a higher form of amour courtois.’
- ‘Concerning itself for the most part with an exploration of the darker side of the psyche as this collection does, the some half dozen love poems, though passionate and steeped in the rich tradition of the Irish amour courtois, exude an overriding feeling of angst and vanitas at the realisation of the transitory nature of existence.’
- ‘Even the poor got to sample a bit of it, because the cult of the Virgin and amour courtois essentially are facets of the same gem.’
- ‘It is by accepting or rejecting their advice that he shows himself to be worthy, and in the process teaches us the intricate rules of amour courtois.’
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