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She inherited quite a large mass of riceland so she was used to ordering people about. Apo Sinti found eating at the family table a bother. She'd be bustling in the kitchen -- checking the food a-cooking on the stoves, the setting of their huge family table, the gradual filling up of the dining room with people, food, and the drinks and sweets which were on another table ready for serving. She knew exactly how much rice he ate and what viands he preferred and how much of these he consumed. It is also one way by which the Filipina will be able to measure the sincerity of her admirer. The effeminate son came back and made quite a scene in his wailing and flailing about. Some courtships could last years before the woman accepts the man's love. I could see them from our own second-floor veranda. The young boy called my father, who was a medical doctor. He returned to his medical school after the funeral. During in Filipino culture is manifested in non-verbal ways, such as not talking to other people, keeping to one's self, being unusually quiet, not joining friends in group activities, not joining family outing, or simply locking one's self in his or her room. I know, in fact, a few who have Valentine's Day attire which they take out only once a year.
They had a huge house on our Calle Real (now Rizal St.) and they had always a slew of maids.
However, if the girl 'encourages' her suitor (either by being nice to him or not getting angry with the 'teasers'), then the man can court in earnest and the (bridge)--anyone who is a mutual friend of him and the girl he loves--who then conveys to the girl his affection for her.
It is also a way of 'testing the waters' so to speak.
A 'home-run' is one where the girl formally accepts the man's love, and they become (serenade) the women at night and sing songs of love and affection. The man is usually accompanied by his close friends who provide moral support for the guy, apart from singing with him.
, the girl tells the man that he has to work hard to win her love. These two old couples remind me of a Guy de Maupassant short story. The other bird, its mate obviously, circled around it. It kept going around the spot where the first bird fell.
The man is said to reach 'first base' if the girl accepts his proposal to go out on a date for the first time. More probably though, it has to do with the completion of the self with, in, and through one other person (the . There can be and there is passion, physical, but it dissolves in tenderness, in affection, in fondness.