Love Quotations for A2 English Literature Exam

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The Woodlanders by Thomas Hardy:

  • "not worthy to possess the smallest fragment of you"

  • "now, my own, own love...you are mine, and only mine"

Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen:

  • "he expressed himself...as warmly as a man violently in love can be supposed to do"

In The Name of Love by Jill Tweedie:

  • "love may turn out to be our only solace in this lonliness"

Twelfth Night by Shakespeare:

  • "so full of shapes is fancy"

The Definition of Love by Andrew Marvell:

  • "for Fate with jealous eye does see two perfect loves nor lets them close"

Romeo and Juliet by Shakespeare:

  • "Arise fair sun and kill the envious moon"

  • "young men's love then lies not truly in their hearts but in their eyes"

  • "be thou as chaste as ice, as pure as snow, thou shalt not escape calumny"

They Flee From Me by Thomas Wyatt:

  • "I have seen them gentle, tame and meek"

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