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Genre Title Quotes
Play The Winter's Tale "Myself, your loyal servant, your physician" ­ Paulina
"It is an heretic that makes the fire,/Not she which burns in't" ­ Paulina
"I do confess/I loved him as in honour he required" ­ Hermione
"My life stands in the level of your dreams" ­ Hermione
"The King shall live without an heir, if that which is lost be not found" ­ The Oracle
"thou met'st with things dying, I with things new-born" ­ Shepherd
"daughter of most rare note" ­ Camillo
"so turtles pair,/ That never mean to part" ­ Florizel
"From my succession, wipe me, father, I am heir to my affection" ­ Florizel
"Welcome hither/As is the spring to th'earth!" ­ Leontes
"The blessed gods/Purge all infection from our air whilst you/Do climate here!" - Leontes
"It is required/You do awake your faith." ­ Paulina
"She embraces him" ­ Polixenes
The Glass Menagerie "[Scene image: Winter scene in the park]" ­ Pathetic fallacy
"My devotion has made me a witch and so I make myself hateful to my children!" ­ Amanda
"He was about to discover that I did..." ­ Tom as a narrator
"All pretty girls are a trap, a pretty trap, and men expect them to be" ­ Amanda
"Now it is just like all the other horses" ­ Laura
"time is the longest distance between two places" ­ Tom
"Laura, I tried to leave you behind me, but I am more faithful than I intended to be!" ­ Tom
Prose Wuthering Heights "A perfect misanthropist's heaven"
"That was his most perfect idea of heaven's happiness ­ mine was rocking in a rustling green tree,
with a west wind blowing, and bright, white clouds flitting rapidly above; not only larks, but
throstles, and blackbirds, and linnets, and cuckoos pouring out music on every side ... He wanted
all to lie in in an ecstasy of peace; I wanted all to sparkle, and dance in a glorious jubilee"
"Sabbath nut o'ered, und t' sahnd uh t' gospel still I' yer lugs, and yah darr be laiking! Shame on
"He'll love and hate equally under cover, and esteem it a species of impertinence to be loved or
hated again"

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If all else perished, and he remained, I should still continue to be; and if all else remained, and he
were annihilated, the universe would turn to a might stranger"
"If he loved you with all the power of his soul for a whole lifetime, he couldn't love you as much as I
do in a single day"
"You said I killed you ­ haunt me then"
"My love for Linton is like the foliage in the woods: time will change it, I'm well aware,…read more

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When one is in love, one always begins by deceiving one's self, and one always ends by deceiving
others. That is what the world calls a romance"
"Children begin by loving their parents; as they grow older they judge them; sometimes they
forgive them."
"Men marry because they are tired; women, because they are curious: both are disappointed."
"Every portrait that it painted with feeling is a portrait of the artist, not of the sitter.…read more

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Poetry My Love is Like to Ice ­ Spenser "My love is like to ice, and I to fire"
"Is not dissolved through my so hot desire/ But harder growth the more I retreat"
"Such is the power of love in gentle mind/That it can alter all the course of kind"
"Fire, when all things melt, should harden ice"
The Passionate Shepherd ­ Marlowe "Come live with me and be my Love"
"I will make thee a bed of roses"
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And all that's best of dark and bright/Meet in her aspect and her eyes"
"Where thought serenely sweet express"
Bright Star - Keats "The moving waters at their priestlike task/Of pure ablution round earth's human shores"
"And so live ever ­ or else swoon to death"
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A Sonata for Four Hands ­ Bang "Ready for the next dawn/With its blight"
"Death remains/Wedded to mystery"
"The siren unrolls and its sound and sounds itself/Forward"
"You, singularly you.…read more


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