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Alison

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To fall in love is easy, even to remain in it is not difficult; our human loneliness is cause enough. But is a hard quest worth making to find a comrade through whose steady presence one becomes steadily the person one desires to be.
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Etymology

From Old French Alison, brought to England by Normans, diminutive of Aliz, cognate to English Alice, from Old High German Adalhaid (of noble kind).

Proper noun

Singular
Alison

Plural
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Alison

  1. A female given name.

Quotations

  • 1951 translation by Nevill Coghill of: 13?? Geoffrey Chaucer: Canterbury Tales: The Wife of Bath's Prologue:
    He came up close and kneeling gently down
    He said, "My love, my dearest Alison,
    So help me God, I never again will hit
    You, love; and if I did, you asked for it.

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