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for love

Purely for one's pleasure or love for someone or something, rather than for money or another such benefit. A truly great player plays for love, not because a win might benefit his bank account the next day.
See also: love

(just) for ˈlove/for the ˈlove of something

if you do something for love, you do it without payment or other reward, because you like the work or the person you are working for: She works in the museum during the summer but she doesn’t get paid. She helps for the love of it.
See also: love, of, something

for love

Out of compassion; with no thought for a reward: She volunteers at the hospital for love.
See also: love
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Our attention is never on love itself (how could it be?), but upon the signs of love, the search for love, the location of love.
Pan functions as a substitute for Love: inflamed with passion for Syrinx, who fled from him, he dominated her sexually by making her his "instrument," i.e., not just a "pipe," but a pipe of his own, or "Panpipe." "Putting it in his mouth," he "infused life" into it, enjoying corporeal and spiritual bliss ("he played sweetly").
[128] Much of the advice literature as well as women's fiction advocated the view that only a strong, principled woman, capable of supporting herself, was qualified to look for love and not merely support in a husband.
"Says he was the model for Love Story, created the Internet.
For love would have them stretch beyond the safe comfort of their solitary castles and settled routines, giving up the tight reins they hold on their lives and embracing the awful risk of pain and loss.
And it contains one of Jordan's anthems, "I Must Become a Menace to My Enemies." Like her anti-pacifism poem, this one puts her oppressors--and bullies everywhere--on guard: "Be afraid./I plan to give you reasons for your jumpy fits/and facial tics." But even in this poem she makes room for love and nature, "impulse and realities/ (the blossoming flamingos of my/wild mimosa trees)."
Western influence has sparked a worldwide increase in marriages for love, a drop in arranged matrimony, more power-sharing arrangements between marriage partners, and greater certainty that passionate lovers can look forward to good times, they hold.
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The druid offers a theocentric ontology of love, arguing that divine creation of the universe calls first for love of the deity; in this view, the love of God takes precedence over romantic love.(75) Silvandre's view, however, is anthropocentric, holding that the lover must believe all things very perfect in the person beloved whom he is to love above all else in the universe,(76) since love is its own center, "and never has a design which does not begin and end in it."(77)