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Happiness comes more from loving than being loved; and often when our affection seems wounded it is only our vanity bleeding. To love, and to be hurt often, and to love again—this is the brave and happy life.
J.E Buckrose
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Etymology

Old English lengþu

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
length

Plural
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length ({{{1}}})
  1. The measurement of distance along the longest dimension of an object.
    • Robert Frost
      Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.
  2. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The length of a horse, used to indicate the distance between horses at the end of a race.
  3. (mathematics) Distance between the two ends of a line segment.
  4. (cricket) The distance down the pitch that the ball bounces on its way to the batsman.

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